“I am a litigator who focuses on complex cases, novel legal issues, and appellate practice.”
Mr. O’Malley is driven to conduct exhaustive legal research that informs his legal thinking and writing. Armed with that knowledge, he is prepared to break down complex and novel legal issues in order to develop creative strategies and solutions on behalf of his clients. Mr. O’Malley has briefed issues for the Nevada Supreme Court in high-profile matters, including class certification, federal preemption, arbitrability, and First Amendment law. He has also litigated state and federal cases at the district court level including medical malpractice, banking, contracts, collections, class actions, fraud, injunctive relief, leases, commercial real estate, unlawful detainer, and writs of mandamus/prohibition.
Mr. O'Malley is a Las Vegas native. During law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Robert C. Jones at the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada.
- Washington University School of Law, 2011
- J.D., magna cum laude
- Law Review, Senior Editor
- University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2007
- American Bar Association
- Litigation and Appellate Practice Sections
- Nevada, 2011
- Represented a school district in an election law case in which a political think tank attempted to remove a ballot initiative from voter consideration based upon an alleged technical violation of Nevada's open meeting law. The think tank's motion for preliminary injunction was denied, the Nevada Supreme Court affirmed in an expedited appellate review, and the case was dismissed.
Represented an insurer in a Nevada Supreme Court proceeding involving an insurance coverage/bad faith dispute where the judgment after trial exceeded $10MM. The Nevada Supreme Court ultimately reversed and remanded for a new trial.