Aleem Dhalla focuses his practice in construction litigation, business and commercial litigation, as well as labor and employment.
In his construction practice, he represents a variety of clients—ranging from small, private companies to publicly held corporations—including owners, contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in matters involving breaches of construction contract, delay claims, payment and performance bonds claims, and lien issues. Most of his construction work is with clients whose projects are based in the southwest U.S.
In his commercial litigation practice, Aleem handles a variety of business disputes, include consumer disputes, multi-party, and class action litigation in both state and federal court. He has handled more than a dozen arbitrations through AAA and JAMS in cases involving variety of topics.
In his labor and employment practice, Aleem represents manufacturers and employers in the retail, hospitality, healthcare, and sales industries in cases involving ADA, ADEA, Title VII, FMLA and wage and hour claims. He routinely appears in federal court, and before the Department of Labor and the EEOC, representing clients on a variety of labor and employment matters.
Represented one of the largest manufacturers of steel bridges in the U.S. in a multimillion-dollar breach of contract dispute on a public works construction project
Represented a publicly traded subcontractor in a construction deficiency case in Nevada involving substantial damage to a commercial building
Representing a Nevada municipality in a deficient construction matter involving a government facility
Represented a large health care company in a dispute involving a tenant’s failure to maintain a ground lease
Represented a large gaming and hospitality company in a million-dollar tenant-buildout and payment dispute
Represented a financial institution in a dispute involving the recovery of a multimillion-dollar loan
Routinely represents employers in State and Federal litigation
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
Nevada Law Journal (2014-2016)
Lewis and Clark Moot Court Competition at Harvard Law School
First Place Brief (2015)
Best Oral Advocate (2016)
Scribes, The American Society of Legal Writers
Recognition for excellence in legal writing
Southern Methodist University (B.B.A., Finance, 2008)
Business Scholar and University Honors
Hoskins Award in Philosophy
William S. Boyd School of Law, Alumni Leadership Circle (2016-present)