LAS VEGAS, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Las Vegas law firm of Reid Rubinstein & Bogatz is proud to announce that John P. Witucki has been named a Partner in the firm, and that Karlie M. Gabour and Kerry Kleiman joined as Associate Attorneys.
Mr. Witucki joined RRB in January 2015, and currently serves as the firm's day-to-day assigned attorney in its role as general counsel of the Clark County Department of Aviation, which manages four general aviation airports as well as one of the nation's busiest airports, McCarran International Airport. In addition to his duties with the Department of Aviation, Mr. Witucki represents a diverse range of clients in matters involving various areas of the law, including real estate and commercial litigation, aviation and airport law, eminent domain litigation, right-of-way acquisition, government relations, administrative proceedings, complex Chapter 11 reorganization and liquidation proceedings, prepackaged and pre-negotiated restructurings, real estate finance, real estate acquisitions, and commercial transactions.
Immediately prior to joining RRB, Mr. Witucki served as counsel for the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) through his position as a Deputy Attorney General with the Nevada Attorney General's Office.
Mr. Witucki received his JD and MBA degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, after having graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah. While attending law school, Mr. Witucki served as a legal extern for U.S. Senator Harry Reid and for Judge Philip M. Pro, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada.
Mr. Witucki received Nevada Business Magazine's Legal Elite honors as a "Best Government Attorney" in 2014 and 2015 and as one of "Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys" in 2016.
Ms. Gabour is an experienced trial attorney, having spent years representing plaintiffs in various areas of personal injury litigation. She has focused her practice on medical malpractice and wrongful death actions, catastrophic injury cases, defective product liability, mass torts and class action litigation. Before joining RRB, Ms. Gabour served as general counsel/legal consultant for The Influential Network, a major social media advertising corporation. Ms. Gabour drafted contracts, FTC compliance guidelines, and corporate policies, and drafted and negotiated millions of dollars in technology licensing and software resale agreements.
Ms. Kleiman is the newest member of the firm. Prior to joining RRB, Ms. Kleiman served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Elissa F. Cadish in the Clark County District Court. Ms. Kleiman has published articles in both the Nevada Law Journal and the UNLV Gaming Law Journal and co-authored a new chapter on evidence that will appear in the sixth edition of the Nevada Civil Practice Manual. While in law school, Ms. Kleiman was on the executive board for the Society of Advocates and served as the Editor-in-Chief for the UNLV Gaming Law Journal. She also practiced as a student attorney in the Thomas & Mack Juvenile Justice Clinic and currently sits on the Board of Directors for The Embracing Project, a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk youth break the cycle of violence in their lives.
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