Nile Leatham

Nile Leatham

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

Nile Leatham primarily practices in bankruptcy, insolvency, secured transactions, commercial law and commercial litigation. From 1984 to 1986, he served as law clerk to Judge Robert C. Jones, the chief bankruptcy judge for the District of Nevada.

Mr. Leatham received his B.S. in Finance from Utah State University in 1981 and his Juris Doctorate from University of Utah in 1984. While in law school, he served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Contemporary Law and the Journal of Energy Law and Policy.

Member, State Bar of Nevada Bankruptcy Section
Member, Utah State Bar
Admitted to Practice, United States District Court, Districts of Nevada and Utah
Admitted to Practice, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, American Bar Association – Business Law Section, Committee on Banking Law, Subcommittee on Loan Workouts and Bankruptcy
Member, Association of Southern Nevada Bankruptcy Attorneys (Director, 1989 – 1990)
Board-certified by American Board of Certification, Bankruptcy Law

Awards • Honors • Recognitions
“AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
“Lawyers Who’s Who” 2006, In Business Las Vegas
Mountain States Super Lawyer, 2010 – 2016
Best Lawyers in America (banking and finance law, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, commercial litigation), 2016

Speeches • Presentations • Publications
Co-author, “Basic Bankruptcy in Nevada,” N.B.I. (1987)
“Current Issues in Banking Law in Nevada,” N.B.I. (1992)
“Effective Mortgage Forclosure Techniques in Nevada,” N.B.I. (1993)
CLE Lecturer, State Bar of Nevada