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Holly E. Cheong

Holly E. Cheong

Attorney| Las Vegas

Holly Cheong practices commercial litigation, focusing on financial services and insurance litigation. Her commercial bank litigation experience includes contractual breach, deficiency and receivership cases.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Holly worked as an environmental planner for the City of San Diego and the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Her work experience as an environmental planner includes preparing environmental assessments and environmental impact statements, administering habitat conservation plans, and tracking legislation and regulations affecting water rights and public utilities. Holly also clerked for the Supreme Court of Nevada and, as a student attorney, briefed and argued an immigration appeal before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2010)
    • Articles Editor, Nevada Law Journal
    • Dean’s Award
    • 10 CALI Awards
  • San Diego State University (Master of City Planning, 2003)
  • University of California at San Diego (B.S., Ecology, 1995)
  • UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
    • Alumni Leadership Circle (2016-present)
  • UNLV Alumni Association, School of Law Chapter
  • Honor Roll, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (2012)
  • Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, Volunteer (2011-2014)
  • Allied Climbers of San Diego, Founding Member
  • Supreme Court of Nevada, Law Clerk to Hon. Justice Kristina Pickering (2010-2011)
  • Thomas and Mack Legal Clinic, Appellate Clinic Student Attorney (2009-2010)
    • Briefed and argued an appeal in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Southern Nevada Water Authority, Environmental Planner II (2004-2010)
  • City of San Diego, Biologist (1998-2004)
  • Nevada
  • California (inactive)
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California