“I bring a keen business perspective to all matters I am involved with, having worked as an in-house lawyer and in private practice. I have a breadth of legal experience, advising clients with their legal issues and finding solutions which align with their business objectives and their personal needs. I’ve also worked extensively in government relations to advance the interests of clients through the legislative process and access to government officials.”

 

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Audrey Damonte counsels clients on a full range of commercial and transactional matters, including entity formation, business counseling, contracts, asset purchases and sales, real estate transactions, title issues, vendor agreements, tax audits, and joint ventures.  Audrey also advises on real property, time share matters and associations, water law, and administrative law issues, including licensing for gaming establishments, lending, and debt collection agencies.  She has represented clients in litigation including disputes involving trusts, wills, probates, contracts, real property, water rights, title issues and other matters.

Audrey also has extensive experience in estate planning and administration including handling probate matters throughout the state of Nevada.  She is well-versed in complex estate issues involving various forms of trusts, wills, and intestate succession. Audrey has deep experience in government relations – especially legislative and regulatory affairs – having worked in multiple jurisdictions in the drafting, education, consideration and passage of key legislation. She has provided government relations counsel to clients on gaming regulations and campaign finance, and she is a registered lobbyist in several jurisdictions.

Practice Groups:

Administrative
Business
Environmental
Entertainment
Gaming
Government Relations & Public Affairs
Real Property
Estate Planning
Condemnation
Natural Resources
Appellate Practice
Professional Liability
Probates
Estate and Trust Administrations
Agriculture
Water Law

Bar and Court Admissions:

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

Education:

B.S., University of Nevada, Reno
J.D., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

Memberships and Affiliations:

American Bar Association
State Bar of Nevada
Washoe County Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association
Northern Nevada Women Lawyers Association
Northern Nevada Chamber Political Action Committee
Northern Nevada Chamber Business Advocacy Council
Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans Bar of Nevada
Washoe County Farm Bureau

Recognitions:

Audrey has been recognized and honored with the 2011 Chief Legal Officer’s Outstanding Performance Award as well as being named a 2010 Great Women in Gaming Rising Star.