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Gregory Gilbert

Partner

9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89134

Greg Gilbert helps public and private owners, developers, contractors, and engineers with project development, implementation, construction, and claims resolution.

To serve his client’s ultimate goals, he carefully coordinates multiple legal, business, and political disciplines that are required for successful projects.

Strategic Business Advisor: Greg delivers strategic counsel to private and project owners on all aspects of construction and development. He is a founding partner of Holland and Hart’s Nevada offices and served as the managing partner of the Las Vegas office from 2006 – 2013.

Litigation: Greg’s practice also includes business litigation, construction litigation, professional negligence defense, products liability defense, and insurance coverage – in both state and federal courts.

Experience

Public-Private Partnerships

Greg’s development and construction practice involves:

  • Drafting and negotiating complex agreements for a wide variety of projects
  • Shepherding clients through all project phases – from inception, procurement, implementation, completion, and claims
  • Working with local, state, and federal agencies
  • Resolving project disputes, including delay and impact claims that threaten project timelines and deliverables

As part of this process, Greg drafts specialized contracts for:

  • Transportation projects
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Design-build-operate-manage agreements
  • Guaranteed energy-savings performance agreements
  • EPC agreements
  • Pipeline design and construction projects
  • Design-build agreements
  • Design and construction agreements for large hotel/casino projects
  • Design and construction management agreements

General Litigation

  • Business litigation
  • Construction litigation
  • Professional negligence defense
  • Products liability defense
  • Insurance coverage claims

Client Results

  • Sports Arena and Stadium: Representation of owners on NHL and NBA arena projects.

  • Governmental Agency - Pipeline: Represented governmental agency in connection with design and construction of a $1B water pipeline project.

  • Resort Casino: Represented owners on resort casino projects for new and retrofit construction (project sizes $100 million - $2 billion).

  • Resort Destination: Represented owner on retail development with 250-ft observation wheel.

  • Public School System: Representation of program manager for a public school district charged with redeveloping 25 schools (project cost approx. $300 million).

  • Passenger High Speed Rail: Outside general counsel for the passenger high speed rail project connecting Las Vegas, Nevada, and Southern California.

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Construction Law, Real Estate Law, 2016-2018
  • Construction Lawyers Society of America, Charter Fellow
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, Top Rated Lawyer™, 2015
  • Corporate America, Legal Elite Awards, Best for Project Development and Finance in Nevada, 2015

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance, Board of Directors
  • TerraLex Construction Industry Practice Group, Member
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Nevada Chapter, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
    Construction Industry Section, Forum Committee
  • Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law Section, Railroads Committee
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