Priscilla O'Briant



Priscilla O’Briant is a partner in the Las Vegas office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Practices. Ms. O’Briant’s practice focuses primarily on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, specializing in claims and lawsuits arising from first party coverage disputes. 

Ms. O’Briant has also authored coverage opinions for clients and obtained summary judgment in declaratory relief actions on coverage issues. She has advised insurers on the duty to defend and indemnify and claims handling standards under Nevada law and is often called upon to analyze an insurer’s handling and defense of complicated third party claims and litigation. 

Ms. O’Briant has also sought recovery of insurance funds through contribution actions, as well as defended such actions. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. O’Briant represented insurers in coverage disputes arising out of complex construction defect litigation.

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • First Party Property
  • COVID-19: Insurance Coverage


United States District Court

District of Nevada

Supreme Court of Nevada

All Courts of the State of Nevada


  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute

Awards & Honors

CALI Awards: Lawyering Process I; Lawyering Process III; Special Topics: Estate Planning.


William S. Boyd School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2006

Johns Hopkins University

Bachelor of Arts, 1993