Brooke A. Holmes

Brooke A. Holmes



Passionate about serving her clients’ interest at every stage in real estate matters with a focus on development, land use and acquisition. Provides an eye for detail and experience in diverse and complex transactions.  

Recognized by her peers as one of Las Vegas’ top lawyers in the real estate industry, Brooke Holmes brings extensive expertise and experience in commercial real estate, zoning and land use matters. She has served as counsel to various prominent developers, owners, investors, landlords, tenants and institutional clients—including some of Nevada’s most distinguished companies—in high-profile transactions around the Las Vegas valley.

Brooke’s practice includes representing clients through various stages of a real estate transaction. This includes acquisition, disposition, diligence, ground-up development, redevelopment, leasing, land use and entitlements for commercial, industrial, office, mixed-use and hospitality real estate projects. She provides considerable knowledge and delivers a personalized experience with a passion for achieving a successful outcome for her clients. Brooke takes great pride in her attention to detail with a focus on developing a comprehensive understanding of the client’s business, interests and goals. 

Representative Matters

Recent Experience

  • Counsel to Caesars Entertainment, Inc., in connection with the sale of Harrah’s Reno Hotel & Casino for $41.5 Million to an affiliate of CAI Investments.

  • Counsel to Caesars in connection with its $375 million development of Caesars Forum Convention Center.

  • Represented Caesars Entertainment Corporation in its $516 million sale and leaseback of the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino to a company affiliated with Dreamscape Companies, owned and controlled by Eric Birnbaum.

  • Represented JMA Ventures, LLC in the financing of a construction loan by and between JMA Reno Hotel Holdings, LLC and BPC Lending I, LLC for development of a new Aloft Hotel in Reno, Nevada across from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport.

Insights & Publications



  • J.D., 2016, magna cum laude, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law
  • B.A., 2012, University of Nevada, Las Vegas


  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada


State Bar of Nevada

Clark County Bar Association

Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys

National Association of Industrial & Office Properties

Community Involvement


Board of Directors, Girls on the Run Las Vegas

Legal Aid of Southern Nevada



Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Stars, 2022-2023

Vegas Inc Top Lawyers, Real Property, 2020-2022

Top Rank Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2018, 2019, 2022, 2023

Best Up and Coming, Top Rank Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine, 2018–2022

Business Editor, UNLV Gaming Law Journal

Dean's Honor List, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, 2014–2016

Dean’s List, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2009–2012