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Rachel Wise


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

Rachel Wise is an associate in the Las Vegas office where she is a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group.

Rachel is a strong advocate for her clients and is practiced in all phases of complex civil litigation whether it is preparing well-reasoned legal briefings or advising clients through the litigation process. If the best course of action is to settle a case, Rachel is an effective negotiator helping clients reach the best possible outcome. Her experience ranges from insurance defense, real property, and water law, to labor and employment, transactional, and contract law. She also handles various employment discrimination claims.

Rachel served as law clerk to both the United States Air Force, where she answered Equal Employment Opportunity Commission complaints, and the Michigan Army National Guard, where she pursued Servicemembers Civil Relief Act claims. Additionally, Rachel served as a clinician for the Michigan State University Small Business Nonprofit Clinic and served as a law clerk for the Michigan Attorney General.

Client Results

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Rachel worked on the following matters
  • King v. St. Clair, 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 18 (Mar. 29, 2018)

  • Nationstar Mortg. v. SFR Inv. Pool, LLC, 2:15-cv-01702 JCM CWH (D. Nev. May 21, 2018)

  • Successfully obtained a preliminary injunction that enjoined a state agency from curtailing fifty percent of water rights in two major agricultural basins in Northern Nevada.

  • Successfully obtained case cancelling sanctions due to opposing party’s discovery violations and was awarded attorneys’ fees for client’s benefit.


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Litigation Section Nevada State Bar, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Howard D. McKibben Chapter, Barrister
  • Tahoe Institute of Natural Science, Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • Northern California Lawyer Access, Board of Directors, May 2015 - December 2016

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