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Eric D. Walther

Eric D. Walther

Associate| Las Vegas


Eric Walther focuses his practice in complex commercial litigation and appellate law. Eric represents a broad range of clients in both state and federal district courts, primarily in disputes involving breach of contract, corporate governance and real property. Eric also has extensive appellate experience and routinely represents clients before the Nevada Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Nevada and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In addition to serving as lead attorney on many appeals, Eric has also been retained by other prominent law firms to consult on their appellate matters. Eric previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Justice Mark Gibbons of the Supreme Court of Nevada.

  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014)
    • UNLV Gaming Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief (2013-2014)
    • Society of Advocates (Moot Court) Member (2012-2014)
    • Scribes Graduation Award for Excellence in Legal Writing
    • Dean's Graduation Award
    • CALI Awards for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing I, Legal Research and Writing II, Advanced Appellate Advocacy, Evidence, Trial Advocacy, Negotiation, and International Commercial Arbitration
  • University of Nevada, Reno (B.A. with distinction, Criminal Justice, Pre-Law, 2011)
    • Dean's List
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Legal Elite, Nevada Business Magazine (2018)
  • Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent, Appellate Law and Litigation, Martindale-Hubbell® (2018)
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Pro Bono Project 100 Hour Club (2016-2017)
  • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Pro Bono Attorney of the Month (April 2017)
  • UNLV Gaming Law Journal Alumni Advisory Board, Member
  • Kolesar & Leatham, Associate, Las Vegas, Nevada (2015-2018)
  • Supreme Court of Nevada, Law Clerk to The Honorable Mark Gibbons, Chief Justice, Carson City, Nevada (2014-2015)
  • Eighth Judicial District Court, Legal Extern to The Honorable Michael P. Villani, Las Vegas, Nevada (2012)
  • Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada