Bradley Schrager, Managing Partner of the Nevada offices and located in the Las Vegas office, is also head of the firm’s Politics & Government practice. He handles election litigation, campaign finance compliance matters, ballot measure consultations and representation, state and local government matters,  ethics investigations, legislative strategies and more, for a wide variety of clients including state and national political parties; federal, state, and local candidates; legislative caucuses; political action committees; nonprofits; and others involved in political and legislative processes. 

Mr. Schrager also maintains a sophisticated appellate and complex litigation practice, handling matters before state and federal courts, and represents plaintiffs in class action and labor law matters.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS
  • Law v. Whitmer (2020) (represented President-Elect Joseph R. Biden in election contest brought by the Donald Trump Campaign, seeking to overturn statewide results of the 2020 General Election)
  • Election Challenges (2020) (represented more than a half-dozen prevailing state and local candidates from challenges to the results of the 2020 General Election)
  • Rosen v. Tarkanian (2019) (represented United States Senator successfully, winning grant of an anti-SLAPP motion to dismiss brought in a defamation action by an election opponent)
  • In Re Nevada State Senate Recalls (2018) (Defeated recall petitions against two of Nevada’s sitting State Senators)
  • Diaz v. MDC Restaurants (2018) (determining employer health insurance standards for minimum wage workers in Nevada)
  • Nevada Labor Commissioner v. Hancock (2016) (regarding constitutionality of regulations underpinning Nevada’s constitutional minimum wage provision)
  • Committee to Preserve Nevada Jobs v. Committee to Raise the Minimum Wage in Nevada (2016) (defended ballot measure against court challenge)
  • Schwartz v. Lopez (2016) (successfully challenged Nevada’s Education Savings Account program as unconstitutional)
  • Guy et al. v. Miller (2011) (Nevada’s court-ordered decennial redistricting of legislative and congressional maps)
  • Chesnut et al v. Democratic Party of Nevada, (2008) (Represented Democratic National Committee in case upholding party’s associational rights in structuring presidential caucuses)
EDUCATION
  • Juris Doctor (2006), University of Notre Dame Law School
  • Ph.D. (2001), History of the Americas, Northwestern University
  • Bachelor of Arts (1990), Washington University in St. Louis
ADMISSIONS
  • State Bar of Nevada

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
  • “Nevada Expands Voter Registration Opportunities,” Nevada Lawyer, Vol. 28, No. 2, February 2020
  • “Redistricting: The Maps Are Not the Territory,” Nevada Independent, December 11, 2019
  • “What’s the Matter with the Nevada Constitution?” Nevada Lawyer, Vol. 25, No. 1, November 2017
  • “ESAs are a Raid on Public Funds in Disguise,” Nevada Independent, February 22, 2017
  • “Post-Election Law and Procedure in Nevada: Recounts and Election Contests,” Nevada Lawyer, Vol. 20, No. 9, September 2012
  • “Nevada Ballot Initiatives in Court,” Presentation to Nevada Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2012
  • “What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Health Care Reform,” Presentation to Nevada Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2011
  • “Legislative Update: Ballot Initiatives and Petitions,” with Kathleen Fellows, Esq., Communiqué: The Clark County Bar Journal, Vol. 30, No. 8, September 2009
HONORS & OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES
  • Nevada’s Legal Elite 2021 – The Silver State’s Top Attorneys
  • MYVEGAS Magazine 2021 Top 100 Lawyers

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