JANUARY 6, 2015

Howard & Howard Welcomes Robert W. Hernquist

Royal Oak, Michigan, January 6, 2015: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that Robert W. Hernquist has joined the firm. He will practice out of the firm’s Las Vegas Office.
Mr. Hernquist concentrates his practice in all aspects of commercial and complex civil litigation. This includes shareholder disputes, banking and real estate matters, and business torts such as fraud, unfair trade practices and misappropriation of intellectual property. The bulk of his caseload arises from investments, business contracts and leases, banking and real estate transactions, shareholder disputes, and construction projects. A number of those cases have garnered national media attention. He has also successfully litigated cases involving non-compete agreements, libel / defamation and Constitutional issues.
Due to the multifaceted nature of his litigation practice, Mr. Hernquist also has significant experience in associated procedural areas of law that are complex or nuanced such as alter-ego claims, derivative actions, receiverships, injunctions, claim and delivery/replevin, contempt proceedings, evictions, execution upon judgments, and the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act.
Prior to joining Howard & Howard, Mr. Hernquist was a partner at one of Nevada's largest and most illustrious law firms. His clients have ranged from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations to government agencies such as the FDIC, and they represent a broad variety of industries including gaming, sports and entertainment, banking and investment funds, solar energy, health care, manufacturing, aerospace, commercial landlords, taverns and nightclubs, and contractors and materialmen.
Mr. Hernquist received his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2007, where he was the Lead Articles Editor for the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from DePaul University in 1996. Mr. Hernquist was recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers for Business Litigation in 2012, 2013, and 2014. He has an AV® peer-review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Hernquist is licensed to practice in the State of Nevada as well as before the United States District Court, District of Nevada and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

About Howard & Howard

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); and Las Vegas, Nevada. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at www.howardandhoward.com.

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