Las Vegas, NV -Wood Smith Henning & Berman is pleased to announce the arrival of partner Krystina Butchart, a skilled trial lawyer in the realm of complex civil litigation. Known for her tenacity, expertise, and track record, Ms. Butchart has joined the growing team at WSHB’s Las Vegas office which services the entire State of Nevada.

Ms. Butchart is skilled in securing victories across a broad spectrum of cases. From professional liability to complex civil litigation, including construction defect, transportation matters, catastrophic injury, and general liability, she navigates the most intricate legal challenges with success. Ms. Butchart's litigation skills makes her a go-to attorney for firm clients.

A proud graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, Ms. Butchart honed her writing skills as a member of the Nevada Law Journal. With a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from California State University, Northridge, Ms. Butchart brings a well-rounded academic foundation to her legal practice. As an active member of the National Association of Women Lawyers, she helps break barriers and inspire fellow professionals. She is an active mentor to young professionals, and a passionate advocate for clients.

"I am beyond thrilled to join the team at Wood Smith Henning & Berman and contribute to the firm's unrivaled reputation," exclaimed Ms. Butchart. "WSHB is well-known for its success in civil litigation, and I’m incredibly proud to be part of this firm."

Janice Michaels, managing partner of the Nevada office, shared her thoughts on Ms. Butchart's addition, declaring, "Krystina's arrival further adds to our substantial trial bench of battle-tested attorneys who are widely respected for their results both inside and outside of the courtroom. Her impressive track record and commitment to delivering exceptional results perfectly align with our firm's philosophy. With her diverse experience and skill set, we have added firepower to our arsenal to fight and win legal battles.”

"We are pleased to have Krystina on board,” said firmwide managing partner Stewart Reid. “Her addition further solidifies our position as a force to be reckoned with in Nevada's legal arena. Her arrival is a testament to our unwavering dedication to clients to provide top-tier legal services."

With Krystina Butchart joining their ranks, WSHB continues to cement its position as a trailblazing law firm in Nevada.

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