Bernadette A. Rigo Attorney

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Bernadette A. Rigo is an Associate in Resnick & Louis P.C.’s Las Vegas Office and is a Member of the firm’s Construction, Commercial Litigation, and General Liability Practice Groups. Bernadette represents individuals and corporations in general liability matters with an emphasis on premises liability, negligent security, products liability cases, and construction defect cases, including cases arising out of a slip and fall, motor vehicle accidents, and contract disputes. Bernadette’s clients include car rental companies, construction subcontractors, janitorial, facilities repair and maintenance companies, financial institutions, and non-profit associations.

Bernadette also has experience litigating employment-related matters and provides counseling to employers on issues including Title VII sexual harassment, race discrimination, and Medical Leave Act claims.

Bernadette has also represented financial institutions on commercial loans for pre-judgment and post-judgment creditor’s remedies, including obtaining judgments, issuing writs of execution, wage garnishment, judgment debtor examinations, post-judgment motion practice and other supplementary proceedings. She has represented lenders in obtaining and enforcing judgments, and pursued post-judgment collection through judgment debtor examinations, issuing writs and garnishments, and motion practice.

Bernadette successfully argued in front of the Nevada Supreme Court, obtaining an affirmance of the lower court’s granting of a summary judgment obtained on behalf of subcontractor client which faced potential exposure of over one million dollars, in the case Anderson v. Wells Cargo Slip Copy, 2011 WL 5579009 (Nev. 2011).

Bernadette has also successfully obtained summary judgments and attorney’s fees and costs recovered on behalf of a car rental company through use of various applicable Nevada statutes, including NRS 482.305.

Bernadette has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine, Mountain States Edition, for the years 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Bernadette has also presented seminars to insurance companies and other organizations dealing with key issues in Nevada law and insurance claims practices, and at the invitation of Sterling Education Services on the topic of current employment issues.

Bernadette has also presented recently on Transgender and Public Accommodations