Leon Mead

Leon Mead

Snell & Wilmer

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Partial Subordination Agreement not Involving or Affecting Mechanics Lien Claimant Priority is Enforceable in Nevada

When visible construction begins, Nevada law says mechanic’s liens attach to the construction site. A construction lender wants to ensure that its deed of trust securing the construction loan has first priority to the...more

10/16/2015 - Construction Contracts Construction Loans Deed of Trust Foreclosure Lien Priority Mechanics Lien NV Supreme Court Priority Disputes Subordination Subordination Agreement

Out-of-State Design Professional Firms Must Register in Nevada to Enforce Contracts for Compensation in Nevada

Nevada, being a small state with a huge tourist attraction (Las Vegas), has often seen out-of-state design and construction professionals retained to provide their unique talents to create landmark quality design or...more

3/20/2014 - Construction Contracts Construction Disputes Construction Liens Design Professionals

Nevada Supreme Court Extends Design Professional Economic Loss Rule Defense to Negligent Misrepresentation Claims on Commercial...

In 2009, the Nevada Supreme Court (“NSC”) applied the economic loss rule to bar claims of professional negligence by design professionals in commercial construction projects, ruling that “[i]n the context of engineers and...more

7/28/2013 - Apportionment Architects Construction Contracts Design Professionals Designer Professionals' Liability Economic Loss Doctrine Indemnity Agreements Negligent Misrepresentation

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