Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen & Sanders (ATM&S) was founded in 1977. The firm began as a partnership between two friends and former schoolmates, Harry Reid and Bruce Alverson. Initially elected to Congress in 1982, Mr. Reid went on to become Nevada's Senior United States Senator.
The firm's name gradually changed to reflect partnership positions for Eric Taylor, David Mortensen and LeAnn Sanders. In 1995, the firm welcomed Jack Cherry and his extensive legal background and experience with an "of counsel" association.
We provide legal services in the fields of civil litigation, medical malpractice, construction defect, and numerous other specialties. Alverson, Taylor, Mortensen & Sanders is now one of the largest law firms in the state of Nevada. Our professional and support staff is one of the finest in Nevada's legal community.
Our attorneys have distinguished themselves both academically and professionally. Among the firm's lawyers are members of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, American Board of Trial Advocates, Defense Research Institute, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys, Trucking Insurance Defense Association, Transportation Lawyers Association, Registered Nurses, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Many of our attorneys are former law clerks to federal and state court judges; others had experience in government service before joining the firm. Several lecture at numerous legal and industry seminars.
ATM&S enjoys an AV rating, the highest in Martindale-Hubbell's Law Directory, as well as being listed in their Register of Preeminent Lawyers. We are committed to offering our clients exemplary legal services. Our attorneys pride themselves on conducting the practice of law effectively, cost efficiently, and within the expectations of each individual client. The firm's resources and size allow it to represent clients in all courts and forums throughout the State of Nevada.
ATM&S is a member of ALFA International, the global legal network. With 145 member firms across the globe (80 in the United States), ALFA International is the premier global network of independent law firms whose success is driven by broad, deep, local relationships all over the world. The ALFA International model enables the firm to use its local expertise to deliver highly effective legal solutions while drawing upon the collective wisdom and experience of other member firms within the United States and around the world as needed.