Matthew T. Dushoff

Matthew T. Dushoff

Kolesar & Leatham
400 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 400
Las Vegas, NV 89145

Matthew T. Dushoff 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 previously a deputy attorney general for the Nevada Office of the Attorney General where he represented agencies in a wide variety of cases involving commercial litigation and administrative law. He has represented the Nevada Taxicab Authority, Nevada Labor Commission, Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, the Nevada Real Estate Division, and the Employee Management Relations Board. He has experience in a vast array of administrative law issues as well as issues involving the regulation of the mortgage and lending business, and liquor licensing issues involving suppliers, wholesalers, and retailers in Nevada. Mr. Dushoff was a public defender in New York City. He has considerable experience as a trial attorney in complex civil and criminal trial matters.

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 also 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 also represents professionals in the medical field with issues surrounding the enforcement of partnership and/or corporate membership agreements.

He graduated with honors from the University of Arizona School of Business in 1987 and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Arizona in 1990.

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

Speeches • Presentations • Publications
Author, Sexual Assault Legislation on behalf of the Office of the Attorney General
In-House Civil and Criminal Appeals Instructor, Office of the Attorney General
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

Awards • Honors • Recognitions
Kolesar & Leatham Attorney Matthew Dushoff Selected as Top 100 Trial Lawyers
“Lawyers Who’s Who,” In Business Las Vegas