International Guide to Top US Firms and Attorneys Recognizes Bailey Kennedy, LLP along with Managing Partner John R. Bailey, and Partner Dennis L. Kennedy for his 12th Consecutive Year
LAS VEGAS (June 3, 2014) Chambers USA, an international guide to the country’s top attorneys and law firms, has recognized Bailey Kennedy as a Top US Firm in General/Commercial Litigation. Managing Partner John R. Bailey and Partner Dennis L. Kennedy have also been recognized as Top US Attorneys in the category of General/Commercial Litigation in the 2014 Legal Ranking.
Chambers USA identifies the most outstanding law firms and lawyers through intensive research based on “their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client-service”. Firms and lawyers are placed in ranking bands which range from 1 through 6. Dennis L. Kennedy was ranked as a “Band 1” in General/Commercial Litigation while John R. Bailey and the law firm of Bailey Kennedy LLP were ranked as “Band 3” in General/Commercial Litigation.
Bailey focuses on corporate litigation, gaming, and health care law. He is the managing partner of Bailey Kennedy LLP. He is the acting Chairman and member of the Moral Character and Fitness Committee of the Nevada State Bar and was General Counsel for the State Republican Party. He 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. He serves 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 and The Public Education Foundation. Mr. Bailey has been recommended for a judgeship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by Senators John Ensign and Harry Reid.
Kennedy is a shareholder at the law firm Bailey Kennedy and has represented many of the country’s leading drug, food, health care, insurance, tobacco, hotel-casino, and other companies in both the enforcement and defense of their rights. He is a former adjunct professor of law at UNLV’s Boyd School of Law where he taught health care law and Nevada Civil Practice (civil procedure, evidence, and ethics). Mr. Kennedy was for over ten years the co-editor of the Nevada Civil Practice Manual — the definitive authority on Nevada civil practice and procedure. He is also active in the community and serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nathan Adelson Hospice in Las Vegas.
Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide. It is also widely used by firms in all states for referral purposes. The research conducted each year for Chambers USA combines 12 months of unbiased and in-depth client interviews with an evaluation of the significant legal achievements of law firms and their lawyers. The rankings and editorial comment about lawyers are independent and objective. Inclusion in this section of the guide is based solely on the research team’s findings.
Bailey Kennedy, LLP was founded in 2001 by managing partner John R. Bailey. It 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. The firm focuses on litigation, appellate work, healthcare law and administrative law. Its dynamic team of professionals represents, among others, top healthcare facilities, publicly traded corporations, gaming companies, municipalities, 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.