PeopleJohn S. Delikanakis
John S. Delikanakis

John S. Delikanakis

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PeopleJohn S. Delikanakis

  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (J.D., 1995)
  • Vassar College (A.B., 1985)

  • Clark County Bar Association, Board of Governors (2003-2006)
  • American Bar Association

  • "Time to Review Your Non-Competition Agreements in Light of New Nevada Statutory Amendments," Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (June 16, 2017)
  • "High Court Says Banks Collecting on Purchased Debt for its Own Accounts Not Subject to the FDCPA," Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (June 12, 2017)
  • U.S. Supreme Court - Credit Card Disclosure Statute Regulates Free Speech,” Co-Author, Nevada Bankers Association Newsletter (April 2017)
  • "U.S. Supreme Court - Credit Card Disclosure Statute Regulates Free Speech," Co-Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (March 30, 2017)
  • "Mandatory Employee Arbitration Heads to the U.S. Supreme Court," Co-Author, Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert (January 17, 2017)
  • “Foreclosure: Do you Know the Latest Changes?,” Presenter, National Webinar, National Business Institute (August 2016)
  • "Piercing the Corporate Veil & Alter Ego Liability CLE," Presenter, National Telephonic Seminar, The Rossdale Group (February 2016)
  • "Veil Piercing/Alter Ego Doctrine: How an Entity's Veil can be Pierced and Similar Equitable Remedies Available to Creditors," Presenter, Piercing the LLC or Corporate Veil: Start to Finish, National Business Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada (December 7, 2015)
  • "Q&A with John Delikanakis - Be a counselor for your client, not just a hired gun,'" Featured, The Sunday/Vegas Inc. (May 17, 2015)
  • "Representing Your Client in Federal Court: Recent ABA Opinions, Conflicts of Interest, Appropriate Client Communications, Confidentiality and Metadata," Presenter, National Business Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada (November 2014)
  • Insights: How to Reduce the Risk of Litigation,” Nevada State Bank webinar, Presenter, Las Vegas (July 2014)
  • "Nevada Supreme Court's Recent Decision Addressing Confidentiality of Public Employee Retirement System Records and Requests Under Nevada's Public Records," Appearance on Ralston Reports (at 18:46), Las Vegas Channel 3 (November 19, 2013)
  • "Representing Your Client in Federal Court: Recent ABA Opinions, Conflicts of Interest, Appropriate Client Communications, Confidentiality and Metadata," Presenter, National Business Institute, Las Vegas, Nevada (November 15, 2013)
  • "Delaware Forum Decision Good for Companies and Shareholders, Too," Today’s General Counsel (October/November 2013)
  • "Discovery in a World With Electronic Discovery: Cases at the Intersection of Electronic Discovery and Various Public Records Acts," Law Seminars International, Las Vegas, Nevada (October 9, 2013)
  • "What’s the Deal with Deal Litigation in Nevada?" Presenter, Las Vegas Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel (2012)
  • "Avoiding the Deadly Sins of E-Discovery," Presenter and Co-Host, Nevada State Bar CLE (April 7, 2011)
  • "It's a Slow, Painful Cure for Las Vegas' Commercial Real Estate Market," Author, In Business Las Vegas (October 22, 2010)
  • "The Enforcement of Gambling Debt - A Brief Overview," Lecturer, University of Nevada, Boyd School of Law (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • "Legal Strategies for a 'Down' Real Estate Market: Failed Real Estate Projects, Supply Chain Disruption and Breached Commercial Leases," Presenter, Las Vegas Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel (2009)
  • "SOX, The ABA Model Rules & the Nevada Rules of Professional Conduct: Legal and Ethical Duties of Nevada Lawyers," Presenter, Las Vegas Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel (2007)
  • "How to Hire & Fire," Author, Nevada Chapter, Multilaw & Kluwer, London (2005)
  • "New Standards for Professionals Under Sarbanes-Oxley," Presenter, National Hospitality Law Conference, Hilton School of Hotel Management, University of Houston (2004)

Reported Cases

  • George L. Brown Insurance Agency v. Star Insurance Company, 237 P.2d 92 (Nev. Sup. Ct. 2010)
  • Anvui, LLC, A Nevada Limited Liability Company v. G.L., LLC, A Nevada Limited Liability Company, Supreme Court of the State Nevada (July 26, 2007)
  • Palace REIT v. Betty Engelstad, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (April 14, 2005)
  • Sandie Knutson and Dennis Knutson v. Allis-Chalmers, United States District Court for the District of Nevada (February 23, 2005)
  • Antonio Badillo, et al., v. The American Tobacco Company, United States District Court for the District of Nevada (June 29, 2001)
  • Sabine Young v. County of Clark, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (September 24, 1998)
  • Ciaffone v. Eighth Judicial District Court of State of Nevada, Supreme Court of Nevada (October 1, 1997)
  • Michael J. Padgett v. William O'Sullivan, et al., United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (September 15, 1995)

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation (2018-2019)
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation (2012-2019)
  • Legal Elite - Top Southern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2019)
  • Benchmark Litigation, Future Star – Nevada (2017-2018)

  • Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Chairman, Board of Directors (2016-2018)
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada, Chairman, Board of Directors (2016-present)
  • The Justice Michael L. Douglas PreLaw Fellowship Program, Advisory Board (2019)
  • Be Engaged Business and Education Partnership, Clark County School District Mentor (2017)
  • Lake Las Vegas Rowing Club, Founding Member and Secretary (2016-2018)
  • The Salvation Army, Executive Committee, Advisory Board, Las Vegas (2001-2010, 2015-2017)
  • 50 Hour Club, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (2015)
  • Honor Roll, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (2014, 2018)
  • Beverly Green Neighborhood Association, President (2001-2003), Vice President (2004-2010)

  • Park Place Entertainment Corporation, Associate General Counsel
  • Nebraska Supreme Court, Judicial Clerk

  • Nevada
  • Illinois (inactive)

  • Supreme Court of Nevada
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit