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Ms. Hughes is an Of Counsel and the Chief Operating Officer of the firm, and member of the firm’s Administrative, Gaming & Government Affairs Department. The focus of Ms. Hughes’ practice is government affairs, regulatory law, entitlement processing on local, county, state and federal levels, and lobbying for clients. Ms. Hughes’ representative clients include LS Power and Unger Development.

Ms. Hughes previously held the position of City Attorney for the City of Henderson, Nevada from 1983-2009. In her 26-year career as City Attorney, she provided legal representation for the mayor and city council, as well as the entire city government of Henderson. She supervised the civil and criminal divisions of the City Attorney's Office, as well as the environmental programs division and office of court programs.


Practice areas


  1. Government: 34%
  2. Business: 33%
  3. Land Use & Zoning: 33%

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3960 Howard Hughes Parkway
9th Floor
Las Vegas, NV, 89169


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
James Bartley Public Lawyer AwardState Bar of Nevada2008
Liberty Bell AwardClark County Bar Association2008
Mountain States Super LawyersSuper LawyersN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clark County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of NevadaMemberN/A
Nevada Justice AssociationMemberN/A
Supreme Court of Nevada Bench-Bar CommitteeAppointed MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
John Carroll UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977