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Robin E. Perkins

Robin E. Perkins

Partner| Las Vegas


Robin Perkins’ practice is concentrated in business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis in financial services litigation and construction litigation. She represents financial institutions in disputes involving federal and state consumer protection statutes, common law contract and tort claims, and lender liability with respect to mortgage lending, foreclosures, and various other types of lending and credit issues. Specifically, Robin actively defends financial institutions in claims involving fraud, bad faith lending, common law contracts and torts, Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and Home Ownership Equity Protection Act (HOEPA). She pursues and defends claims on behalf of owners and contractors in mechanic’s lien actions, lien priority disputes, delay and impact claims, breach of contract and lease, unjust enrichment and other actions seeking damages, extraordinary relief, injunctive relief, and other remedies in state and federal litigation, arbitration and mediation.

  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D., 2004)
    • Editor, Texas Tech Law Review
  • New York University (B.S., Mass Media Communications, magna cum laude, 2001)
    • Dean’s List
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section, Woman Advocate Committee, Co-Chair
    • Litigation Section, Corporate Counsel Committee
  • Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Vegas Young Professionals
  • National Association of Women in Construction, Board of Directors (2011-2013)
  • Nevada Bar Association, Animal Law Section
  • “Techniques for Effectively Deposing a Rule 30(b)(6) Witness,” Co-Presenter, American Bar Association’s Women in Litigation Joint Conference, Philadelphia, PA (November 16, 2017)
  • "Nevada HOA Law Update: Understanding the Super-Priority Lien," Live Webinar, Faculty, Lorman Education Services (April 27, 2016)
  • "HOA Superpriority Litigation Intensifies In Nevada," Co-Author, Law360 (July 1, 2015)
  • "Privacy Settings Won't Keep Social Media Posts Out Of Court," Co-Author, Law360 (March 2, 2015)
  • “Super Priority HOA Lien Panel Discussion,” Presenter, hosted by Exit Realty Number One (Nov. 20, 2014)
  • “HOA Superiority Liens in Nevada: Lenders and HOAs Anxiously Await the Nevada Supreme Court’s Decision on the Highly Controversial Issue,” Author, Nevada Bankers Association newsletter (September 2014)
  • "High Stakes in Nev.'s Lender Vs. HOA Fight," Author, Law360 (April 30, 2014)
  • "Winning the Case Against Cruelty – A Presentation by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (CLE)," Host, Snell & Wilmer (April 24, 2014)
  • "Can an HOA "Super-Priority" Lien Extinguish a Lender's Deed?," Author, Corporate Counsel, Volume 28, Number 2 (March 18, 2014)
  • "Construction Lien Law in Nevada," Presenter, Lorman Education Services (March 2014)
  • "A Homeowners Association Sold Property Secured by Your Deed of Trust – What Do You Do Now?," Presenter, Snell & Wilmer Seminar (January 28, 2014)
  • "Straight Talk. Sound Counsel. Practical Solutions.," Attorney at Law Magazine Greater Las Vegas, Volume 2, Issue 3 (June 2013)
  • "The Truth Behind False Light – A Recommendation for Texas’ Re-Adoption of False Light Invasion of Privacy," Author, Texas Tech Law Review, Volume 34, Number 4 (2003)
  • 40 Under 40 Award, Vegas Inc. (2017)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Civil Litigation: Defense (2014-2017)
  • Legal Elite - Top Southern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2015-2017)
    • Best Up and Coming Attorneys (2013)
  • Honor Roll, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (2012)
  • The Animal Foundation, Board of Directors
    • Chair, Governance Committee (2015- present)
  • Animal Legal Defense Fund, Member (2013- present)
  • Rebuilding Together, Board of Directors
    • Secretary (2015- August 2017)
  • Dixon Truman Fisher & Clifford, P.C., Associate (2005-2011)
  • Wagstaff, Alvis, Stubbeman, Seamster & Longacre, L.L.P., Associate (2004-2005), Summer Clerk (2003)
  • Thirteenth Court of Appeals of Texas, Judicial Intern (2002)
  • Nevada
  • Texas
  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit