Adam J. Pernsteiner

Partner

  • location icon Las Vegas, NV
    6385 South Rainbow Boulevard
    Suite 600
    Las Vegas, NV 89118

Adam Pernsteiner is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability Practice. He focuses his practice in the areas of professional liability, commercial litigation, and appellate practice. After being admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2001, Mr. Pernsteiner served as a judicial clerk at the Nevada Supreme Court for two years before entering private practice. Mr. Pernsteiner has successfully represented a variety of clients from large institutions and entities, to small businesses and individuals, and he has appeared on behalf of his clients before state and federal courts and other regulatory bodies.

Offices Held

  • American Inns of Court, Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court
  • Barrister

Publications

  • Case Note: Humphries v. Eighth Judicial District Court, LBBS Professional Liability Newsletter, September 2014
  • Case Note: Brady, Vorwerck, Ryder, Caspino v. New Albertson’s, Inc., LBBS Professional Liability Newsletter, February 2015
  • Deliberating Democracy: The Connection Between Jury Deliberation and Perceptions of Legitimacy, Midwest Political Science Conference in Chicago, April 2009
  • Making Antitrust Law a Bit Clearer (Review), Business Law Today, Vol 14, No. 2, Nov./Dec. 2004
  • Assistant Editor: Journal of Politics Vol. No. 35 and 36, 2007-2008
  • Toledo College of Law, Law Review, Editor, 2000-2001

Certifications

Preparing Future Faculty Accreditation

Appointments

Nevada State Bar Committee on Continuing Legal Educatio, 2012 to present

Community Activities

  • Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program 
  • Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Board Member 
  • St. Joseph Husband of Mary Catholic Church 
  • Las Vegas Young Professionals
     

Professional Presentations

  • Foreclosure Mediation, American Inns of Court Group Presentation, January 2012
  • “The Innocent Man,” American Inns of Court Group Presentation, February 2013
  • Visiting Professor of Constitutional Law, University of South Carolina, Winthrop, South Carolina, 2009
  • Visiting Professor of Constitutional Law, Newberry College, Newberry, South Carolina, 2007
  • Law Day Speaker, 2009, 2012

Admissions

Nevada

Virginia

Washington D.C.

Nevada State Courts

United States District Court

District of Nevada

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Associations

  • Nevada State Bar Association 
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Book Awards (Transnational Law, Comparative Law, Publicly Held Corporations)
  • Doctoral Fellow
  • Law Merit Scholar
  • Presidential Scholar
  • German Excellence Award
  • National Catholic Honors

Education

University of Toledo College of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude

University of South Carolina

PhD ABD Public Law  

University of San Diego

Bachelor of Artis in Political Science, magna cum laude

Institute for European Studies, Freiburg, Germany

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