David B. Avakian


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

David Avakian is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois, a vice-chair of the Transportation Practice, and a member of the General Liability and Hospitality Practices. He specializes in complex commercial carrier automobile accidents, including the defense of taxi cab, limousine and bus companies.

Mr. Avakian has experience handling complex insurance and commercial litigation matters. Mr. Avakian routinely presents litigation seminars for National Business Institute.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Nevada
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Nevada
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit



United States District Court – District of Nevada

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Awards & Honors

  • Legal Elite Corporate America 2015: Best for Hospitality Litigation
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015
  • CALI Award Evidence 2003, Trial Advocacy 2005; Scholastic Award Recipient 2004
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, 2003
  • Clark County Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2005


William S. Boyd School of Law

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2005

Tulane University

Bachelor of Arts, cum laude

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