Rosa Solis-Rainey is an A/V rated lawyer with a wide range of experience in litigating disputes, as well as working with clients to resolve disputes outside of the litigation context. Her practice includes representing businesses in all manner of contract disputes, litigating products liability claims, insurance bad-faith and professional liability claims, along with a variety other commercial disputes. Rosa has successfully defended clients facing professional liability, defamation, and breach of contract claims. Rosa has substantial experience in writ practice and appeals before the Nevada Supreme Court. She has disposed of tort claims by motion practice based on lack of causation, federal preemption, and statutes of limitation. She is experienced in all aspects of motion practice before state and federal courts, complex discovery particularly electronic discovery, and depositions of fact and expert witnesses.

Following two judicial clerkships, Rosa began her practice at the state’s then-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 regulatory gaming issues including licensing and disciplinary matters, compliance committee issues, and the preparation and implementation of minimum standards and internal controls for gaming licensees.

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. Rosa is bi-lingual, English and Spanish. She is the proud mother of two sons, a sophomore at Bishop Gorman, and a freshman at the University of Notre Dame.

 

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

  • American Law Institute, Member
  • 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 Leadership Circle
  • Boyd Law School Alumni Association
  • University of Nevada Law Vegas Lifetime Alumni Association Member

 

ADDITIONAL LANGUAGES

  • Spanish