George F. Ogilvie III
Areas of Practice
- Nevada, 1988
- U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
- U.S. Supreme Court
- J.D., University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, 1988
- B.A., Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985
Mr. Ogilvie practices primarily in construction litigation and complex commercial litigation. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Construction Law Group and Litigation Group. Mr. Ogilvie regularly appears before the state and federal bench in Nevada, as well as before various municipal boards and governmental agencies in southern Nevada.
Mr. Ogilvie is recognized for his skills in the courtroom in both the commercial and construction disciplines. He has successfully first-chaired dozens of jury trials, bench trials, and private arbitrations in both construction disputes and complex litigation matters, in addition to presenting several oral arguments before the Nevada Supreme Court.
The clients Mr. Ogilvie represents include publicly traded multinational corporations, national and regional construction companies, and medium-size to large local businesses.
A native Las Vegan and fifth-generation Nevadan, Mr. Ogilvie has been highly involved in the Las Vegas community, including his current service on the Colorado River Commission. After serving two years as a commissioner, in 2009, Mr. Ogilvie was appointed as Chairman of the Colorado River Commission, which involves acquiring, managing, and protecting Nevada’s water and hydroelectric power resources from the Colorado River. Governor Sandoval reappointed Mr. Ogilvie as Chairman of the Commission in June 2013.
Mr. Ogilvie’s construction work primarily involves public works projects and large private commercial projects, including contractor-owner disputes, as well as bonding and lien issues.
Commercial & Complex Litigation
Mr. Ogilvie has substantial experience in lending, collateralization and insurance coverage disputes.
Awards and Recognition
Chambers USA, Band 1
The Best Lawyers in America©
Super Lawyers, “Mountain States Super Lawyers”
America’s Leading Litigation Attorneys
Nevada Business Magazine, “Legal Elite”
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
Chair, Colorado River Commission
Member, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Committee
Member, Las Vegas Founders Foundation
Past chair, Callaway Golf Las Vegas Intercollegiate Tournament, hosted by UNLV
Past coach, Nevada’s Olympic Development Program
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