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Neal Gidvani is Senior Counsel in the Banking & Finance practice group of Greenspoon Marder in Las Vegas, Nevada. Neal has several years of experience representing financial institutions and investment groups with all matters related to foreclosure including; mediation, regulatory compliance and general litigation. Additionally, Mr. Gidvani assists Greenspoon Marder in developing its regulated substances practice on the west coast as he has spent the last few years working with state and local officials representing clients develop businesses related to the cannabis industry. 


The Nevada Business Magazine named him as a member of the Legal Elite in Southern Nevada and he has been listed every year as a Rising Star in the Super Lawyers Magazine for banking and real estate attorneys from 2013 onward.


Prior to joining Greenspoon Marder, Mr. Gidvani maintained his own practice, Silvestri Gidvani, P.C.  At Silvestri Gidvani, P.C., Mr. Gidvani worked with large financial institutions, technology star-ups, constructions managers and private equity firms advising on issues of federal and state compliance, contract disputes and foreclosure actions.


Mr. Gidvani graduated from the The University of Iowa College of Law with honors in 2008.  During law school, he served as a writer for the Iowa Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems and was awarded the Sandy Boyd University of Iowa College of Law Non-Profit Service Award.  Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Gidvani earned his B.A. in International Studies and B.S. in Political Science from The University of Iowa.


 

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Languages spoken: English, Hindi

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Business: 25%
    7 years
  2. Debt Agreements: 25%
    7 years
  3. Mediation: 25%
    7 years
  4. Banking: 25%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Aaron D. Macdonald

    I mediated over 100 cases through the State of Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program against Neal. Although Neal represented the financial institutions, he showed compassion to the homeowners and worked beyond all expectations to negotiate home retention options. Neal seemed to truly care about the homeowners. In addition to his fine demeanor, Neal is eminently knowledgeable in his field. I had one court argument against him and have observed him argue several more. He is well-spoken and I personally have never seen him lose in court. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Aaron Macdonald Guardianship Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Daniel P. Harris

    Neal (along with his partner Phillip Silvestri) is my law firm's go-to lawyer in Las Vegas. Neal is whip-smart, efficient, and relentless in representing his clients. In short, he is a truly terrific lawyer.

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    Daniel Harris International law Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Greenspoon Marder, PA

3993 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 400
Las Vegas, NV, 89169

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NMAuthorized to practice law201407/08/2014
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law201005/11/2016
NVActive200906/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Legal EliteNevada Business Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Pro Bono Honor RollState Bar of Nevada2012
One Hundred Hours Club Pro Bono AwardCongressional Recognition2009
Pro Bono Project 100 Hour Club 2009Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior CounselGreenspoon Marder, PA2016 - Present
Of CounselMalcom & Cisneros, A Law Corporation2013 - Present
PartnerSilvestri Gidvani, P.C.2010 - Present
AssociatePite Duncan, LLP San Diego, Ca2009 - 2010
AssociateKoeller Nebeker Carlson & Haluck, LLP2008 - 2010
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Mexico State Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionADR - Committee2011 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Nevada State BarMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In the Matter of the Estate of Harold Lloyd RobertsonSuccessful settlement
Suburban Bank and Trust Company v. Lawrence W. Sisk et. al.Successful resolution.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Asia Chronicle NewsTiananmen Square in Tehran2009
Transnational Law & Contemporary ProblemsThe Peaceful Resolution of Kashmir: A United Nations Led Effort for Successful International Mediation and a Permanent Resolution to the India-Pakistan Conflict2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Iowa College of LawInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
University of Iowa College of LawPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Real Estate Foreclosure - A Step by Step WorkshopForeclosure Mediation2014
United Trustees Association Annual Conference - Berkeley, CaliforniaCase Law Update - Nevada, Utah, Texas, Arizona2013