McNerny Law Group
Michael concentrates his practice in all forms of real estate transactions, land use/zoning, gaming, liquor, medical marijuana and other areas of state and local government law. He also has significant experience in corporate governance, construction, compliance, and regulatory & governmental affairs. Michael has experience in representing a wide variety of business and individual clients.Before and during law school, Michael worked for several years as a senior paralegal for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Harrah’s Entertainment (now Caesars Entertainment), and Nevada Title Company. As a senior paralegal in the gaming industry, he provided direct support and guidance through the development, opening phases, and initial operations for a $3.9 billion, 2,900-room, 6.5 million-square-foot, fully integrated resort casino. He also directly supported the Associate General Counsel for Real Estate and Development and assisted in multiple complex corporate debt refinance transactions valued in excess of $750,000,000, among other responsibilities. At Nevada Title Company, Mr. McNerny supervised the day-to-day administrative operations of the in-house corporate legal department and provided support for multiple practice areas, including title and escrow services, land title insurance operations, construction financial control services, and 1031 exchanges.
Michael is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as a legal assistant and received the National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal.
He has served as Chair of the Nye County Board of Equalization and as Vice Chair of the Nye County Debt Management Commission. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Clark County Bar Association.
Michael is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law. He earned his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Nation Defense Medal presented by The United States Marine Corps
Good Conduct Medal presented by The United States Marine Corps
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
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