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Jacey Prupas

Jacey Prupas

Partner| Reno


Jacey Prupas’ practice is concentrated in commercial litigation and business dispute resolution with an emphasis in contract disputes, complex business torts, malpractice defense, healthcare issues and personal injury. Jacey has defended numerous clients in cases of significant exposure in both federal and state courts throughout Nevada and California.

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Products Liability
  • Represented one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies in a product liability and medical malpractice case
  • Represented a Fortune 500 global pharmaceutical company in a product liability case
Personal Injury
  • Defended a large electric utility company in multiple and substantial personal injury cases
  • Defending a large regional hospital in a multi-million dollar medical malpractice case
  • Representing a major rental car company in several automobile accident cases
  • Defended a large U.S.-based motor carrier involving a substantial trucking accident
Insurance
  • Representing a privately owned air tanker company in a multi-million dollar bad faith insurance dispute
  • Lead counsel for a Fortune 500 property casualty insurance company involving a multi-million dollar insurance dispute
  • Represented a large electric utility company in a $20 million insurance coverage dispute
Corporate
  • Represented a major transportation company with issues related to customer billing
  • Defended a  leading publicly-traded global supplier of electronic components in a trade secret violation case
  • Defending a large electric and natural gas utility company involving a multi-million dollar land dispute
  • Represented a Fortune 500 financial institution on several non-compete and trade secret disputes
  • Santa Clara University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
    • Moot Court Executive Board
    • CALI Award winner for Legal Research
  • Santa Clara University (B.S., Political Science, 2001)
    • University of Cape Town, South Africa, Study Abroad Program (1999)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Washoe County Bar Association
    • Treasurer (2018)
  • State Bar of Nevada
    • Commission on Judicial Selection, Dept. 8 of Second Judicial District Court, Appointed Temporary Member (2012, 2017)
    • Nevada Board of Bar Examiners, Appointed Member (2013- present)
    • Nevada Bar Exam Grader (2006-2008)
  • American Bar Association
  • Northern Nevada Women Lawyer’s Association
    • Mentor (2005-present)
    • Board Member (2005-2011)
  • Snell & Wilmer
    • Hiring Committee
    • Women's Initiative Committee (2015)
  • Thought Leaders: The Changing Legal Landscape in a Growth Market,” Quoted, Northern Nevada Business Weekly (May 7, 2018)
  • "2014 Employment Tool Kit: Understanding Employment Law in Nevada; Issues Affecting the Workplace Today including enforcing non-compete agreements," Presenter, Snell & Wilmer seminar (Reno, September 18, 2014; Las Vegas, September 23, 2014)
  • Fellow, American Bar Fellows (2018-2019)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2018-2019)
  • Legal Elite, Top Northern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2013-2017)
    • Best Up and Coming Attorneys (2014)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, General Litigation (2009, 2011-2018)
  • Reno Philharmonic Association, Inc., Board Member (2016)
  • Channel 5 Public Broadcasting, Inc., Board Member and Vice Chair (2016)
  • Prupas Medical Student Scholarship Endowment, Founder and Contributor
  • Morris Peterson, Associate (2005-2012)
  • Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County, Nevada, Law Clerk to The Hon. Janet J. Berry (2004-2005)
  • First Judicial District Court, Carson City, Nevada, Law Extern to The Hon. Michael Griffin (2002)
  • Nevada
  • California
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of California
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit