Kristol Bradley Ginapp

Practice Groups:
Employment Law
Commercial Litigation
General Liability
Kristol B. Ginapp

Kristol Bradley Ginapp is a shareholder at the firm representing businesses in their employment and labor law matters. The daughter of small business owners, Kristol has a lifelong passion for helping businesses thrive and has dedicated her practice to counseling and defending employers

B.A., University of Iowa, 2000
J.D., Drake University School of Law, 2003

Bar and Court Admissions
State Bar of Nevada, 2003
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Memberships and Affiliations
American Bar Association
State Bar of Nevada
Defense Research Institute

Since 2003, Kristol has represented clients in state and federal courts in Nevada. Focusing her practice on advising and representing employers, Kristol has extensive experience in litigation involving employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, wage and hour disputes, non-competition agreements, trade secrets, and other employment torts. She also routinely represents employers before the EEOC, the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, the United States Department of Labor, the Nevada Labor Commission, OSHA, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Kristol also counsels and trains employers and supervisors on personnel practices including employee handbooks and policies, sexual harassment and discrimination claims, employee hiring and termination practices, wage and hour compliance, and family and medical leave and other leaves of absence. She can assist clients with drafting and enforcing employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and severance agreements. Kristol’s knowledge of anti-discrimination statutes has also given her the opportunity to defend business owners against claims of public accommodation discrimination by patrons arising out of interactions with employees or accessibility of the business facilities under state and federal discrimination statutes, including Title III of the American with Disabilities Act.

 Kristol earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Iowa in 2000. She received her Juris Doctorate from Drake University School of Law in 2003, graduating with honors.

Bar and Court Admissions:
Kristol was admitted to practice in the State of Nevada in 2003. She is licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in Nevada as well as the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Published Opinions:

Nevada Service Employees Union/SEIU Local 1107 v. Iris Orr, 121 Nev. 675, 119 P. 3d 1259 (2005).

Speaking Engagements and Publications:

  • Note, Jim “USDA” Crow: Symptomatic Discrimination in Agriculture, Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, Spring 2003
  • “Three ex-Station employees claim payroll abuses while casino company denies allegations”, Law Section, Las Vegas Business Press, February 18, 2008.
  • Presenter, “Employee Discharge and Documentation,” Distinctive Insurance Human Resource Compliance Series, 2009
  • Speaker, Distinctive Insurance Human Resource Compliance Series, 2007-2009