Mr. Patrick R. Leverty
Firm: Leverty & Associates Law Chartered
Address: 832 Willow Street
Reno, NV 89502
Membership: Washoe County Bar Association; State Bar of Nevada (Chair, 2015-present, Vice-Chair, 2013-2014, Secretary, 2011-2012, CLE Chair, 2010-2011, Insurance and Health Care Section); The American Association of Justice; The Nevada Justice Association
University: University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., Economics/History, 1999, Seattle University, J.D., cum laude, 2003; University of Connecticut, LL.M., Insurance, 2010
Admitted: 2003, Washington; 2004, Nevada; 2005, California, U.S. District Court, District of Nevada; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Biography: Patrick focuses on insurance law, including insurance coverage disputes, insurance bad faith, unfair trade practices, and insurance regulation. Mountain States Super Lawyer - Rising Stars Edition, Insurance Coverage (2011-2015)Legal Elite - Top Northern Nevada Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2012-2015)Patrick Leverty has authored or co-authored a number of articles on insurance law:•"Aiding and Abetting Bad Faith" published in the July/August 2014 Issue of the Advocate.•"ERISA Discovery for the Nevada Plaintiff" published in the May/June 2013 Issue of the Advocate. •“2011 Nevada Supreme Court Decisions Relating to Property And Casualty Insurance” published in the May/June 2012 Issue of the Advocate. •“What You Need to Know about a Nevada Insured’s Duty to Cooperate in a First-Party Insurance Claim” published in the May/June 2011 Issue of the Advocate. •“Can a Risk Retention Group Cover Contract Liability? A Legal Analysis of the 1986 Liability Risk Retention Act” published in the Forum – Risk Retention Reporter 2009. •“Full Disclosure of Producer Compensation: The Cheapest E&O Insurance” published in the Winter 2008 FORC Journal; and •“Confusion Abounds Subrogation/Reimbursement in Health Insurance Policies and Plans” published in the March 2006 edition of Nevada Lawyer. Prior to joining the firm, Patrick was a Law Clerk to the Hon. Janet J. Berry, Nevada District Court, 2003-2004.