Former Governor Robert List served as the 24th Governor, of Nevada from 1979 to 1983. Prior to being elected Governor, he served for eight years as the elected Attorney General of Nevada, following his service as District Attorney of Carson City. He was Chairman of both the Western Governors’ Association and the Conference of Western Attorneys General. His experience has led to numerous speeches and presentations across the country and abroad.

Governor List focuses on public policy and government relations for corporate and business clients on the federal, state, and local levels. His work in government relations has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America multiple times. He counsels clients on administrative and regulatory matters, as well as business expansion initiatives and business plans. He has a particular emphasis on mining, energy, natural resources, construction, banking, gaming, and finance.

Governor List remains politically active in Nevada. He was the Republican National Committeeman for Nevada and Chairman of the RNC Budget Committee during the 2011-2012 election cycle. He has served as a Presidential or Cabinet Member appointee to governing and advisory boards and commissions under Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, and Reagan, and with both Bush administrations.

Governor List currently serves on several boards of directors, including College Loan Corporation, Keystone Corporation, and Prime Trust, LLC.

Governor List received his B.S. degree from Utah State University and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.


  • Member, Society of Attorneys General Emeritus
  • Member, Past Governors’ Association
  • Member, Federalist Society