Overview

Matthew T. Dushoff is a litigator.

He practices primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, administrative law, liquor licensing, real estate, and criminal law before all state and federal courts in Nevada.

Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel on the nationally recognized case of Urbanski v. Jones.   Mr. Dushoff successfully obtained a jury verdict for Mr. and Mrs. Urbanski in excess of $13,500,000 against NFL football player Adam “Pacman” Jones.

Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel for Himelfarb & Associates (“Himelfarb”)  in the complex business litigation matter entitled FortuNet, Inc.  v. Himelfarb, et al .  FortuNet is a licensed gaming equipment manufacturer, distributor and operator that is the leader in the manufacturing and distribution of electronic bingo throughout the United States and Canada.   Mr. Dushoff successfully obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict for Himelfarb.  The court also awarded Himelfarb his attorney’s fees from FortuNet.

Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel for University Medical Center  in its successful defense of Dr. Tate’s civil rights’ claim in federal court in the matter entitled Tate v. University Medical Center.  Dr. Tate sought over $32,000,000 in damages.  The jury came back with a complete defense verdict. 

 Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel for Levi Jones in the wrongful foreclosure action against the law firm of Alessi and Koenig in the case entitled Jones v. Allessi and Koenig, et al.  Obtained a unanimous jury verdict, punitive damages against Alessi and Koenig and attorney’s fees.

Professional or Trade Affiliations:

  • Member, Nevada State Bar
  • Member, New York State Bar
  • American Bar Association

Honors & Awards:

  • Named Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America by the National Trial Lawyers Association

Publications:

  • Judgment Day, The Practice of Administrative Law in Nevada, Nevada Lawyer, July 2011

Speaking Engagements:

  • Police Officer Standards and Training Constitutional Law Professor
  • Professor of Criminal Law, University of Phoenix
  • Speaker, International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition’s Annual Conference
  • Speaker/Lecturer, CCSN’s Domestic Violence Seminar
  • Lecturer, Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence’s Annual Conference
  • Keynote Speaker, Teen Crime Prevention Seminar
  • Keynote Speaker, National Worker’s Compensation Fraud Conference
  • Keynote Speaker, Nevada Employers’ Association Annual Meeting
  • Keynote Speaker, Clark County Teen Pregnancy Conference
  • Keynote Speaker, Nevada’s Affordable Housing Conference
  • Keynote Speaker, SART/SANE Sexual Assault Training Conference
  • Keynote Speaker, Centennial High School Honors Program
  • Lecturer, Annual American Prepaid Legal Institute Conference
  • CLE Instructor, Practice of Administrative Law in Nevada, October 2015

Representative Experience:

  • Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel on the nationally recognized case of Urbanski v. Jones. Mr. Dushoff successfully obtained a jury verdict for Mr. and Mrs. Urbanski in excess of $13,500,000 against NFL football player Adam “Pacman” Jones.
  • Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel for Himelfarb & Associates (“Himelfarb”) in the complex business litigation matter entitled FortuNet, Inc. v. Himelfarb, et al. FortuNet is a licensed gaming equipment manufacturer, distributor and operator that is the leader in the manufacturing and distribution of electronic bingo throughout the United States and Canada. Mr. Dushoff successfully obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict for Himelfarb. The court also awarded Himelfarb his attorney’s fees from FortuNet.
  • Mr. Dushoff was lead counsel for Levi Jones in the wrongful foreclosure of his home in Jones v. Alessi & Koenig. The jury found that the law firm of Alessi & Koenig wrongfully foreclosed on Mr. Jones’ home. The jury awarded Mr. Jones compensatory damages, punitive damages and his attorney’s fees.

Community Involvement:

  • Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence – Past President
  • Rape Crisis Center – Past Board Member
  • Candlelighters for Childhood Cancer – Past Board Member/Chief Financial Officer