Overview

Eric Walther practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, general civil litigation, and appeals. Mr. Walther routinely handles complex litigation and appeals involving contract, corporate governance, real property, and construction disputes.

Prior to joining Kolesar & Leatham, Mr. Walther served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Mark Gibbons of the Supreme Court of Nevada. As a law clerk, Mr. Walther researched and wrote bench memoranda to assist the Justices in deciding a variety of complex cases before the Court. In this role, Mr. Walther also assisted the Court in drafting several important published opinions.

Mr. Walther earned his Juris Doctor from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law in 2014, where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school, Mr. Walther served as an extern to the Honorable Michael P. Villani of the Eighth Judicial District Court, was Editor-in-Chief of the UNLV Gaming Law Journal, was a member of the Society of Advocates Moot Court Team, and received seven CALI Awards for the highest grade in a single class.

Professional or Trade Affiliations:

  • Nevada State Bar Appellate Litigation Section
  • Nevada State Bar Gaming Law Section
  • Nevada State Bar Young Lawyers Section

Representative Experience:

  • Represented a secured franchisor before the Eighth Judicial District Court in a claim and delivery action for the repossession of multiple Nevada restaurant locations.
  • Represented a Nevada company’s majority shareholder before the Eighth Judicial District Court in a corporate governance and shareholder derivative action.
  • Represented a Nevada company on appeal before the Nevada Supreme Court in a dispute regarding over $500,000 in attorney’s fees awarded against the opposing party’s attorneys.
  • Represented a pro bono client before the Nevada Court of Appeals in a divorce and child custody action.