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Matt’s practice focuses on commercial leasing, real estate development and finance and general transactional law.   Chambers USA notes that he “receives glowing feedback on his work,” with one commentator saying “he is a very thorough guy – very detailed and smart.”


Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 70%
    20 years
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
    20 years
  3. Business: 10%
    20 years
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%
    20 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Maximiliano D. Couvillier

    I endorse this lawyer. Matt is a great big-picture lawyer. He gets results and his approach always centers around his client's objectives.


    Maximiliano Couvillier Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ryan A. Andersen

    Matt Watson is one of Nevada's best real estate attorneys, and his advice and expertise have proven invaluable on numerous occasions.


    Ryan Andersen Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Childs Watson & Gallagher

770 East Warm Springs Rd.
Suite 225
Las Vegas, NV, 89119


AZInactive 199407/16/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedChambers USA2015
Moutain States Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
ListedBest Lawyers in America2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best LawyersDesert Companion Magazine2014
Top LawyerVegas Inc.2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberChilds Watson & Gallagher2015 - Present
Corporate CounselMicron Technology1998 - 1999
ShareholderLionel Sawyer & Collins1995 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Real Estate LawyersFellow2009 - Present
State Bar of Nevada, Real Property Law SectionExecutive Committee2008 - Present
State Bar of Nevada, Real Property Law Section, Commercial Leasing SubcommitteeChair2008 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember1995 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember1995 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Arizona State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ACREL WebinarDistressed Loan Shopping? Buyer Beware!2012
State Bar of Nevada, CLEIssues in the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act and Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act2006