Rosa is an A/V rated lawyer with a broad range of experience in litigating matters as well as working with clients to resolve disputes outside of the litigation context. Her practice includes representing businesses in all manners of contract disputes, litigating products liability matters, insurance bad faith actions, defending professional liability claims, and handling other complex business litigation. Rosa has successfully disposed of claims on dispositive motions based on lack of causation, federal preemption, and statute of limitation grounds. She is experienced in all aspects of motion practice before state and federal courts, complex discovery, depositions of fact and expert witnesses, and preparation of complex expert reports.

Following two judicial clerkships, Rosa began her practice at the state’s largest firm, where she was a member of the litigation and administrative law departments. Prior to joining Morris Law Group, Rosa assisted local and international clients in addressing a variety of gaming issues including licensing matters, disciplinary matters, compliance committee issues, and drafting minimum standards and internal controls. Prior to and during law school, Rosa spent nearly 12 years as part of the corporate level management team at Boyd Gaming Corporation, where she served as the Director of Internal Audit, Director of Regulatory Compliance, and member of the Board of Directors’ Audit Committee and its Compliance Committee. During law school, Rosa was a member of the Nevada Law Journal and was a recipient of the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Law School.

 

EDUCATION

  • J.D. (magna cum laude), University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law, 2001
  • M.B.A. (Phi Kappa Phi), University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1989
  • B.S.B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1987, 1988

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Nevada Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

 

CLERKSHIP EXPERIENCE

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Myron E. Leavitt (dec.), Nevada Supreme Court, 2001-2002
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Philip M. Pro, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Nevada, 2002-2003

 

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

  • Martindale-Hubbell, Preeminent (A/V) Peer Review Rating
  • Vegas, Inc. Top Lawyers in Southern Nevada
  • Mountain States Super Lawyer (Rising Stars Edition)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (inactive)
  • 2004 Lied Award for Most Pro Bono Hours in Clark County
  • Dean’s Award for Outstanding Service to Boyd School of Law

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys
  • Boyd Law School Alumni Association

 

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish