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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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Top Northern Nevada Attorneys||Nevada Business Magazine||2015|
|Mountain States Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top Northern Nevada Attorneys||Nevada Business Magazine||2014|
|Mountain States Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Top Northern Nevada Attorneys||Nevada Business Magazine||2013|
|Mountain States Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Mountain States Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Top Northern Nevada Attorneys||Nevada Business Magazine||2012|
|Mountain States Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Law Clerk||Second Judicial District Court of the State of Nevada in and for the County of Washoe||2003 - 2004|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Law Section||Chair||2015 - Present|
|Nevada Justice Association||Secretary||2014 - 2015|
|State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Law Section||Vice Chair||2013 - 2015|
|State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Care Section||Secretary||2011 - 2012|
|State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Care Section||CLE Chair||2010 - 2011|
|Nevada Justice Association||Board of Governors||2009 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Washoe County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Reynolds v. Truckee Carson Irrigation District||TCID found liable.|
|Reimers v. Everest Indemnity Insurance Company||N/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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|Advocate||Aiding and Abetting Bad Faith||2014|
|Advocate||ERISA Discovery for the Nevada Plaintiff||2013|
|Advocate||2011 Nevada Supreme Court Decisions Relating to Property And Casualty Insurance||2012|
|Advocate||What You Need to Know about a Nevada Insured’s Duty to Cooperate in a First-Party Insurance Claim||2011|
|Forum - Risk Retention Reporter||Can a Risk Retention Group Cover Contract Liability? A Legal Analysis of the 1986 Liability Risk Retention Act||2009|
|Federation of Regulatory Counsel (FORC)||Full Disclosure Of Producer Compensation: The Cheapest E&O Insurance||2008|
|Nevada Lawyer||Confusion Abounds Subrogation/Reimbursement in Health Insurance Policies and Plans||2006|
|University of Connecticut School of Law||Insurance||LL.M - Master of Laws||2010|
|Seattle University SOL||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Univ of California Santa Barbara||History and Business-Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Nevada Justice Association||Failure to Settle: Third Party Lawsuits||2015|
|State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting||Hot Topics in Insurance Law||2014|
|Nevada State Bar||Basics to Analysis of Insurance Coverage - Primary to Bad Faith,”||2014|
|National Business Institute||Advanced Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law||2013|