J. Douglas Driggs, Jr.

Contact Info:
Ddriggs@nevadafirm.com
702.791.0308
Practice Groups:
Real Property Business
News About Douglas:
Super Lawyers Magazine
Chambers USA 2010
Best Lawyers
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J. Douglas Driggs, Jr. practices in the areas of real estate, finance, and corporate law. His practice focuses primarily on the purchase, sale, leasing, and development of real property; acquisition, construction, and permanent financing (representing both lenders and borrowers); corporate mergers and acquisitions; entity structuring; and general corporate issues.

Education
B.S., Brigham Young University, 1981
J.D. (with distinction), University of Arizona, 1985

Bar and Court Admissions
State Bar of Nevada, 1990
State Bar of Arizona, 1985
State Courts of Nevada

Memberships and Affiliations
State Bar of Nevada
American Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association

Experience
J. Douglas Driggs, Jr. practices in the areas of real estate, finance, and corporate law. His practice focuses primarily on the purchase, sale, leasing, and development of real property; acquisition, construction, and permanent financing (representing both lenders and borrowers); corporate mergers and acquisitions; entity structuring; and general corporate issues. Mr. Driggs represents several of southern Nevada’s largest and most respected commercial and residential developers and has participated in many of the more significant recent developments, including major shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, and apartment complexes. Mr. Driggs represents not only local businesses and developers, but also acts as local counsel for many regional and national companies with their Nevada projects.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Driggs joined the corporate and securities group at Streich Lang, in Phoenix, Arizona, where he practiced in the areas of corporate securities and mergers and acquisition and served as lead attorney for many of the firm’s public and private offerings, public reporting clients, and corporate transactions.

In 1990, Mr. Driggs relocated to Las Vegas to pursue opportunities in the rapidly expanding Nevada marketplace. His practice expanded to include real estate and finance, which eventually became a primary part of his practice.

In 1995, Mr. Driggs became a founding member of James, Driggs & Walch, which has now become Holley, Driggs, Walch, Puzey & Thompson. Together with his partners, Mr. Driggs has expanded the firm from four attorneys to one of the largest and most recognized law firms in Nevada.

Education
Mr. Driggs attended Brigham Young University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics in 1981. He obtained his law degree from the University of Arizona in 1985, graduating with distinction.

Bar and Court Admissions
Mr. Driggs is admitted to practice in Arizona (1985) and Nevada (1990). He is licensed to practice before all of the state courts of the State of Nevada.

Community Involvement – Memberships and Affiliations
Mr. Driggs is a member of the Nevada Bar Association, the Clark County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Recognitions
Mr. Driggs has been rated by Super Lawyers as one of the top lawyers in the Mountain States (Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming) for 2009-2015 and Best Lawyers in the area of Real Estate.