LAS VEGAS, NEV (August 19, 2021) – John R. Bailey, managing partner of Bailey Kennedy, LLP, has been selected by Best Lawyers® as their 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Las Vegas for his work in Health Care Law.
Successively recognized by Best Lawyers in America since 2012, Mr. Bailey was previously named the Best Lawyers® Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in 2013.
Bailey has been practicing law in Nevada for over 35 years with an emphasis on commercial and corporate litigation, administrative healthcare law, and gaming law. His clients include many of Nevada’s largest healthcare providers, Nevada businesses, and travel and tourism leaders. He is the Chairman of the Moral Character and Fitness Committee of the Nevada State Bar. He serves as Commissioner on the Southern Nevada District Court Review Commission. He also is on the Board of Directors of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. He has served as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Council for a Better Nevada; The Public Education Foundation; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance; and Cristo Rey St. Viator Las Vegas College Preparatory Board of Trustees. Bailey also serves on the Board of Directors of Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) and, prior to its acquisition, served on the Board of Directors of SHFL entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: SHFL) and was Chairman of its Governance Committee. He is a past Chairman and member of the Nevada Athletic Commission.
Bailey Kennedy has been named among the “Best Places to Work” in Las Vegas and Nevada by Las Vegas Business Press, In Business Las Vegas, and Nevada Business magazine. Its dynamic team of professionals represents, among others, top healthcare facilities, publicly traded corporations, gaming companies, financial institutions, travel and tourism leaders, public entities, real estate developers, entertainment concerns, and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.BaileyKennedy.com or call 702.562.8820.