Bryce C. Loveland

Bryce C. Loveland



Employee benefits trust fund attorney with over 15 years of experience. Recognized community leader with deep local roots. Provides creative solutions and problem-solving for better retirement, health care, training and apprenticeships.

Bryce Loveland represents numerous retirement, health, training and vacation savings plans and trusts in ERISA compliance and, when necessary, in litigation. He is experienced in collecting unpaid employee benefit contributions, withdrawal liability and third-party reimbursement for his clients. He also assists his clients with Department of Labor audit defense. Bryce has been recognized for his contributions adding to the quality of life for workers and their families in various trades and crafts in the west.

Dedicated to giving back to his community, Bryce serves as chair of the board of Nevada P.E.P., a statewide nonprofit that provides education and encouragement to families with children with disabilities. He also has been recognized for his consistent pro bono legal service to children in foster care. 

Representative Matters

Recent Experience

  • Obtained judgment that included punitive damages against dental office for fraudulent billing to health plan. Trustees of the Construction Industry and Laborers Health and Welfare Trust v. Vargas, No. 12A673576 (Nev. Dist. Ct. June 12, 2014).

  • Successful defense of health plan from participant claim for benefits. Glasco v. Employee Benefit Management Services, No. A15-719199-C (Nev. Dist. Ct. Aug. 31, 2016)

  • Obtained over $1 million judgment against alter ego entity of employer who failed to pay required employee benefit contributions. Board of Trustees of Teamsters Local 631 Security Fund for Southern Nevada v. Lightning Exhibits, LLC, No. 2:16-cv-03032, 2018 WL 4566668 (D. Nev. September 24, 2018

  • Obtained judgment after trial for full amounts owed including delinquent contributions, liquidated damages, interest, attorney’s fees and audit fees. Trustees of Plumbers and Pipefitters Union Local 525 Health and Welfare Trust and Plan v. Sotelo, 2018 WL 3240959 (D. Nev. July 3, 2018).

  • Obtained summary judgment against Nevada Labor Commissioner that state statute purporting to regulate trusts was preempted by ERISA. Board of Trustees of the Glazing Health and Welfare Trust v. Chambers, 168 F. Supp.3d 1320 (D. Nev. March 10, 2016). After the Nevada legislature modified the statute and a 2-1 Ninth Circuit decision reversing the district court, obtained unanimous en banc opinion from Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that the issue was moot. 941 F.3d 1195 (9th Cir. 2019) (en banc).

Insights & Publications



  • J.D., 2006, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law, cum laude
  • B.A., 2003, Brigham Young University


  • California 
  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


State Bar of Nevada

State Bar of California 

Clark County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Community Involvement


Nevada, P.E.P., a statewide nonprofit that provides education and encouragement to families with children with disabilities

  • Chairperson (2014-present)
  • Volunteer, Governing Board member and Treasurer (2008-2014)

Charles England Local 525 Education Scholarship Trust, Board Member (2017-present)

Comagine Health Nevada Community Board, Board Member (2023-present)



"His support and contributions have helped move our organization forward." "Bryce is a great attorney. He is always on top of all our needs and has a great pulse on the markets we deal with." – Chambers USA, 2024

"Bryce is very responsive to client needs and has very deep knowledge in ERISA issues as they relate to Taft-Hartley plans." – Chamber USA, 2023

Best Lawyers in America, 2023-2024

Chambers USA, 2022-2024

Vegas Inc Top Lawyers, 2020, 2022

  • Community Choice Honoree, Pro Bono, 2022

Vegas Inc 40 Under 40, 2020

Super Lawyers, Mountain States, Rising Star, 2014-2016

Symposium Editor, Nevada Law Journal, UNLV, William S. Boyd School of Law