Richard Young is an accomplished litigator known for results in handling complex commercial litigation throughout the State of Nevada.

Widely known to developers and general contractors throughout the nation for his prowess and sage guidance handling all facets of construction litigation, Richard has successfully litigated all issues emanating from construction, including construction defect, product liability, site accidents, employment and other issues arising from residential, mixed-use and commercial construction. Richard has substantial experience emanating from his tenure as a partner at his former firm handling product liability cases involving catastrophic loss and related personal injury and property damage, commercial trucking, transportation, insurance coverage, and other general liability matters. In addition, his experience includes transactional matters including risk transfer, contract preparation and pre-claim navigation.

Richard has resolved countless matters through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, and benefits clients greatly as a result of extensive training he received from Pepperdine University’s prestigious Straus Institute. This eye for creative, strategic and innovative avenues to defend clients balances liability and legal spend, something which he brings to every matter assigned.



  • Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., 2005)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada




  • Clark County Bar Association

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