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Rachel Wise


9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89134

Rachel Wise is an associate in the Las Vegas office where she is a member of the Commercial Litigation practice group.

Rachel is a strong advocate for her clients and is experienced in all phases of complex civil litigation such as court appearances, depositions, preparing well-reasoned legal briefings, and advising her clients through the litigation process. Her practice experience ranges from commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, commercial property matters to creditors rights and water law. Rachel also has an in-depth understanding of the realities of commercial litigation. If the best course of action is to settle a case, she is an effective negotiator helping clients reach the best possible outcome.  

Before joining Holland & Hart, Rachel worked as a trial attorney in a nation-wide law firm. Rachel also served as a law clerk to both the United States Air Force and the Michigan Army National Guard.  

Client Results

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Rachel worked on the following matters
  • King v. St. Clair, 134 Nev. Adv. Op. 18 (Mar. 29, 2018)

  • Nationstar Mortg. v. SFR Inv. Pool, LLC, 2:15-cv-01702 JCM CWH (D. Nev. May 21, 2018)

  • Successfully obtained a preliminary injunction that enjoined a state agency from curtailing fifty percent of water rights in two major agricultural basins in Northern Nevada.

  • Successfully obtained case cancelling sanctions due to opposing party’s discovery violations and was awarded attorneys’ fees for client’s benefit.


Speaking Engagements


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Litigation Section Nevada State Bar, Member
  • State Bar of Nevada, Member
  • American Inns of Court, Howard D. McKibben Chapter, Barrister
  • Tahoe Institute of Natural Science, Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • Northern California Lawyer Access, Board of Directors, May 2015 - December 2016

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