Bradley Schrager, Managing Partner of the Nevada offices and located in the Las Vegas office, is head of the firm’s Politics and Government practice. He handles election law, campaign finance compliance, ballot measures, 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 and others involved in political and legislative processes. He also advises nonprofits regarding formation, political participation, and compliance

Mr. Schrager also maintains a sophisticated appellate practice, handling matters before state and federal courts of appeal, and he has represented plaintiffs in complex class action and labor law matters.

  • Cegavske v. Hollowood (2022) (Established constitutionality of statute permitting withdrawal of proposed ballot measures, preventing regressive tax measure from reaching general election ballot)
  • Education Freedom PAC v. Reid (2022) (Successfully blocked unconstitutional school choice ballot measure from proceeding, and established new law in Nevada defending the State Legislature’s deliberative functions)
  • Republican Nat. Committee v. Dist. Court (2022) (Defeated attempt to force a particular partisan political composition of county staff charged with verifying signatures on mail ballots)
  • Anthony v. Miller (2021) (Defeated election challenge to fifteen-vote victory by Clark County, Nevada Commissioner)
  • 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) (Successfully represented more than a half-dozen prevailing state and local candidates against 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) (Establishing new Nevada law determining employer health insurance standards for minimum wage workers in Nevada)
  • Nevada Labor Commissioner v. Hancock (2016) (successfully challenged 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 upholding party’s associational rights in structuring presidential caucuses)
  • 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
  • State Bar of Nevada

  • “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

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