Joseph J. Mugan
Kolesar & Leatham
400 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 400
Las Vegas, NV 89145
Mr. Mugan is a shareholder of the firm practicing primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, franchise law, banking, real estate and licensing matters. He assists businesses in their formation, licensing and corporate governance.Â He counsels businesses in structuring and negotiating mergers & acquisitions and assists highly regulated financial institutions in corporate and regulatory compliance matters.Â Â
Recent Representative Engagements
Lead counsel in sale of an aviation insurance company to a publicly traded company.
Lead counsel in sale of a Nevada based mining conglomerate engaged in mining operations in Nevada, Mexico and Guatemala to an international mining company.
Lead counsel in multistep sale of medical servicer business to a national private equity firm.
Lead counsel in acquisition of solar energy company.
Lead counsel in sale of substantially all of the assets of an HVAC services company to a publicly traded company.
Lead counsel in sale of substantially all of the assets of a construction materials firm to a publicly traded company.
Lead counsel in sale of a nutritional supplement company to a publicly traded company.
Counsel to a Nevada state-chartered commercial bank in connection with its sale to a California state-chartered commercial bank.
Representation of large national homebuilder relating to acquisition and development of real property, including formation of common-interest communities and related governance matters.Â
Member, State Bar of Nevada
Admitted to practice, United States District Court of Nevada
Member, American Bar Association Business Law Section
Member, American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
Member, Las Vegas Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies
Member, Southern Nevada Commercial Group
Advisory Board Member, The Salvation Army, Clark County, Nevada
Teacher in the Street Law Program, educating Nevada teens about the law
Awards â€˘ Honors â€˘ Recognitions
Mountain States Super Lawyer Rising Star (2010)
â€śLawyerâ€™s Whoâ€™s Whoâ€ť In Business Las Vegas (2006)
CALI Award (Highest Grade in a Single Class): Lawyer Processing III (Legal Research and Writing)
Nevada Law Journal -Â Business Editor on the Editorial Board (2003-2004);Â Staff Member (2002-2003)