Mr. Young concentrates his practice in general civil and commercial/business litigation, as well as serving as a private arbitrator and mediator.

He is a Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Judge, a Judge Pro Tem with the City of Henderson, Nevada Municipal Court, and has been appointed as a Special Master to the Business Court Division of the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada.

Mr. Young is also a national panelist (Complex Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Panels) with the American Arbitration Association, an arbitrator/mediatory with Advanced Resolution Management, and an arbitrator with the Better Business Bureau and the 8th Judicial District Court in Clark County, Nevada. Additionally, he holds a 36 hour ADR certificate, is a graduate of a 40-hour mediator training, a 40-hour arbitrator training, as well as Pepperdine University’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution “Advanced Mediation: Skills and Techniques” course.

Mr. Young is only the second attorney in the State of Nevada to be given the prestigious "Master Advocate" designation by the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, recognizing his skills as a litigator and as a teacher of trial and oral advocacy skills to other attorneys. These skills have lead him to become a recognized author of books teaching other attorneys how to refine their legal practice. He is the author of the Nevada Business Law Blog.

Mr. Young’s practice areas include:

Complex Commercial Litigation: litigation on behalf of business plaintiffs and defendants in numerous cases with successful results, including in federal and state courts; arbitrations before the AAA, JAMS, and other ADR providers on a broad range of matters litigated, including: bankruptcy litigation; business torts; breach of fiduciary duties; class action; contract disputes; corporate, partnership, and LLC governance disputes; covenant of good faith and fair dealing; custodianships; fraud; injunctive relief; lease disputes; professional negligence (malpractice); real estate; receiverships; RICO; shareholder/partner disputes; unfair competition (including Lanham Act violations); and unfair trade practices.

Franchise Litigation: represent franchisors, franchisees, and area developers in state and federal courts, as well as private arbitration in contract disputes; misrepresentation; misappropriation of trade secrets; non-competition agreements; non-solicitation; and unfair competition.

Intellectual Property Litigation: experience in counterfeiting; dilution; defense of trade secrets act; false advertising; misappropriation of trade secrets; trade dress and brand protection; trademark; service mark; and unfair competition (including Lanham Act violations).

Employment Litigation: experience in discrimination; employment contracts; injunctive relief; non-competition agreements; negligent hiring, retention, and supervision; protection of trade secrets; and wrongful discharge.

Mr. Young received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1991 and his J.D. from the J. Reuben Clark Law School in 1994. He is an AV® Preeminent™ Peer-Review Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell in the Litigation, Commercial Law, and Business Law categories, is listed in the Best Lawyers in America® (ADR), and is rated among the Top 100 attorneys in the Mountain States by “Super Lawyers” (Business Litigation and ADR). He is licensed to practice in the State of Nevada.

Jay Young

Wells Fargo Tower, Suite 1000
3800 Howard Hughes Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89169-5980
Office: (702) 667-4828
Fax: (702) 567-1568