Bult, Adam K. - Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Complicated litigation matters require a skilled litigator who can quickly untangle multiple issues and guide the litigation to a successful result. In our Las Vegas office, Nevada native Adam Bult is that litigator.

Described by both clients and peers as one of the go-to litigation attorneys in Nevada, Adam combines his deep knowledge of the state and federal law with extensive experience and attention to detail to obtain favorable rulings for business clients.

From $100 million construction disputes to preliminary injunction hearings, Adam has spent his career litigating complex business and construction disputes in state and federal courts throughout Nevada. His expansive business litigation practice includes everything from multi-day evidentiary hearings and arbitrations to intricate preliminary injunction hearings and trial work. 

Practices & Industries
Construction

In his construction practice, Adam works with both local companies and global entities in the industry including design and architectural experts, construction management and claims experts, leading construction dispute resolution attorneys and arbitrators as well as international construction law firms. Adam is accomplished at handling at all aspects of construction litigation claims, whether they involve local contractors, public entities or global giants.

Adam regularly advises clients on the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts for public and private projects, and provides advice to project participants over the course of construction—all with the goal of helping his clients resolve disputes and avoid litigation altogether.

Representative Matters
  • Prosecuted a brokerage fee commission dispute through federal jury trial to a unanimous, multimillion dollar verdict.

  • Represented an owner on a $12.3 million, 226 unit senior residential apartment complex project. The claims were asserted against the general contractor and architect, and included construction defect, breach of contract, and fraud claims. The matter was successfully resolved during trial resulting in a favorable settlement for our client.

  • Successfully enjoined improper award of $26.5 million enterprise class network equipment contract due to violation of public procurement laws, and ultimately resulted in client receiving contract from public body.

  • Successfully resolved nearly a decade of highly complex construction litigation claims involving the construction of a courthouse and jail on behalf of a local government entity. Claims for both projects involved construction defect allegations against the general contractor, defective design and specification allegations against both architects, and breach of contract allegations against a billion dollar global construction management company with alleged damages in excess of 150 million dollars.

  • Successfully prevented an injunction from being entered against Netskeye Inc., a sports and entertainment company, which would have prevented their attendance at a world-renowned trade show.

  • Represented a telecommunications company in the successful settlement of its partnership claim in excess of $30 million.

  • Resolved civil litigation regarding payment issues in favor of Bravo Underground, Inc.

  • Avoided execution of collateral on a line of credit keeping construction equipment intact for Diamond Construction Co., Inc.

  • Represented Fletcher Jones Toyota in the resolution of more than 40 subcontractor lien claims in favor of the Toyota dealership expansion.

  • Achieved complete dismissal of a breach of contract case regarding the alleged purchase of a gas station in favor of BP West Coast Products.

News & Events
Community

Pro bono Counsel, Golden Rainbow and other Las Vegas non-profits 

Board Member, Cornell Alumni Association

Board of Directors, Public Education Foundation

 

Publications & Presentations
Education
  • J.D., 2004, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
  • B.A., 2000, Cornell University
Admissions
  • Nevada
Recognition

"AV® Preeminent™" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

Nevada Business Magazine's Legal Elite, Top Southern Nevada 150 Attorneys, 2012-2013

Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Star, 2008-2010

Benchmark Litigation, Litigation Star, 2008

Leadership Las Vegas, Class of 2010

Membership

American Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

State Bar of Nevada

Nevada State Bar Advertising Advisory Committee

Nevada State Bar Diversity Committee

Nevada LGBT Section

Associated General Contractors of Las Vegas

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