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Patrick Ryan Leverty

About Me

Patrick received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Insurance from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2010.

Patrick routinely helps individuals and businesses who are having issues with their insurance company. He also has extensive experience with personal injury, auto accidents, complex tort, and class actions.  

Patrick Leverty is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell (the highest rating), and has been granted membership in the Million Dollar Advocate Forum, and Multi Million Dollar Advocate Forum.

Patrick is a graduate of the National Institue of Trial Advocacy Trial Skills and Deposition Programs. 

Patrick Leverty joined the firm in the fall of 2004.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Janet Berry in the Second Judicial District Court in Reno.  

Patrick is married with two children. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, swimming and skiing. 


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Practice Areas


  1. Insurance: 50%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Car Accidents: 20%
  4. Class Action: 10%



Contingent (33-50%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Bryce Aric Fetter

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    Bryce Fetter Criminal Defense Attorney
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NVAttorney Active200402/23/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Northern Nevada AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2015
Mountain States Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Top Northern Nevada AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2014
Mountain States Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Top Northern Nevada AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2013
Mountain States Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Mountain States Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Top Northern Nevada AttorneysNevada Business Magazine2012
Mountain States Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2011
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Law ClerkSecond Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada in and for the County of Washoe2003 - 2004
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Law SectionChair2015 - Present
Nevada Justice AssociationSecretary2014 - 2015
State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Law SectionVice Chair2013 - 2015
State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Care SectionSecretary2011 - 2012
State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Care SectionCLE Chair2010 - 2011
Nevada Justice AssociationBoard of Governors2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Washoe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Reynolds v. Truckee Carson Irrigation DistrictTCID found liable.
Reimers v. Everest Indemnity Insurance CompanyN/A
Hertz v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., 991 F. Supp. 2d. 1121 (D. Nev. Jan. 9, 2014)Court found in favor of the insured.
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Publication NameTitleDate
AdvocateAiding and Abetting Bad Faith2014
AdvocateERISA Discovery for the Nevada Plaintiff2013
Advocate2011 Nevada Supreme Court Decisions Relating to Property And Casualty Insurance2012
AdvocateWhat You Need to Know about a Nevada Insured’s Duty to Cooperate in a First-Party Insurance Claim2011
Forum - Risk Retention ReporterCan a Risk Retention Group Cover Contract Liability? A Legal Analysis of the 1986 Liability Risk Retention Act2009
Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC)Full Disclosure Of Producer Compensation: The Cheapest E&O Insurance2008
Nevada LawyerConfusion Abounds Subrogation/Reimbursement in Health Insurance Policies and Plans2006
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Connecticut School of LawInsuranceLL.M - Master of Laws2010
Seattle University SOLLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Univ of California Santa BarbaraHistory and Business-EconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Nevada Justice AssociationFailure to Settle: Third Party Lawsuits2015
State Bar of Nevada Annual MeetingHot Topics in Insurance Law2014
Nevada State BarBasics to Analysis of Insurance Coverage - Primary to Bad Faith,”2014
National Business InstituteAdvanced Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law2013