|J.D., 2004, UC Berkeley School of Law|
|B.A., 2001, Duke University|
|U.S. District Court, Nevada|
Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Star, 2014
Leadership Las Vegas, Class of 2012
Legal Elite, Top Southern Nevada 150 Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2013
American Bar Association
State Bar of Nevada
Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Inns of Court
California State Bar
Clark County Bar Association
|With extensive legal, political and public policy experience, Alisa has built a robust government affairs practice focused on implementing and advocating legislative strategies before state agencies for a wide range of corporate clients in Nevada.
Alisa has served as the Executive Director of the Nevada Senate Democrats where she developed and executed the communications and political strategy for all Senate Caucus Members. She was also the Southern Nevada Political Director for Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Nevada Presidential Caucus, where she was directly responsible for building extensive grassroots coalitions throughout the state. Ultimately, Alisa built one of the largest political networks in the history of Nevada.
After obtaining her law degree, Alisa clerked for the Honorable Philip Pro of the United States District Court, District of Nevada, then Chief Judge of the Court. Following her clerkship, Alisa was an associate at the law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins LLP in Las Vegas.
A Nevada native, Alisa is a dedicated community philanthropist. Her service in Southern Nevada includes Clinics in Schools, the Las Vegas Philharmonic, and the Smith Center for Performing Arts. Alisa also serves as a member of the University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law Alumni Advisory Board and as a member of the board of The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University.
Defending Clark County, Nevada and McCarran International Airport in a proposed class action alleging that the common-use self-service kiosks discriminate against the blind. Successfully obtained a stay of all discovery pending resolution of the County's Motion to Dismiss.
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