Mary-Ann Ellis


  • location icon Reno, NV
    5555 Kietzke Lane
    Suite 200
    Reno, NV 89511

Mary-Ann Ellis is a partner in the Reno office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. Mary-Ann is a trial lawyer who was admitted to the Nevada Bar in 2011.

Mrs. Ellis practiced at a small firm handling varying types of liability cases and trial work for 7 years prior to joining Lewis Brisbois in 2018. She focuses on cases involving personal injury, wrongful death and property damage, arising out of premises liability, general negligence and intentional torts.


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



All District Courts of the State of Nevada


  • American Inns of Court, Bruce M. Thompson, Chapter
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Nevada

Awards & Honors

  • Inns of Court, Bruce M. Thompson Chapter Outstanding Program Award, 2016
  • Outstanding Editor Award, Arizona State Law Journal, 2011
  • CALI Award–Real Estate and Business Valuation, 2011
  • Founder/Director of the Business Legal Assistance Program for small businesses, voted the Outstanding New Pro Bono Group at the College of Law, 2011
  • William H. Pedrick Scholar, 2008–2011


Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University

Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2011

  • Top 12% of class
  • Williard H. Pedrick Scholar (Dean’s List), 2008–2011
  • Moot Court Finalist (Client Counseling)
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Business and Technology Editor, 2010–2011
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Staff Writer, 2009–2010

University of Nevada, Reno

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish, magna cum laude, 2008

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