Salvatore “Sal” C. Gugino

Title: Attorney and Counselor At Law
Company: Gugino Law PLLC
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Salvatore “Sal” C. Gugino, Attorney and Counselor At Law at Gugino Law PLLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in insurance defense law.

Inspired by his uncle, who was the chief consultant engineer for New York under Franklin Roosevelt, Mr. Gugino wished to pursue law by his uncle’s recommendation. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nevada in 1971 and attended the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, notably obtaining a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1981. Today, Mr. Gugino serves as an attorney and counselor at law at Gugino Law PLLC, a role he has excelled in since 2019. Specializing in insurance defense and insurance coverage, he also serves as of counsel with Resnick & Louis, P.C. and is an arbitrator for the Court Annexed Arbitration Program in Clark County, Nevada. Also trained as a journalist, Mr. Gugino has been honored in numerous capacities, including receiving an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell since 2005. Additionally, he was listed as a Top Lawyer in Vegas Inc. Magazine was the recipient of the Justinian Award in 2013 and was named to America’s Most Honored Professionals and America’s Top 100 High Stake Litigators for Nevada in 2016 and 2018, respectively.

In the early years of his career, Mr. Gugino was a government teacher in the Clark County School District and served on the negotiating team for the Clark County Teachers Association in the 1970s. Appointed to the State of Nevada Local Government Employee Relations Board by Governor Richard Bryan, he went on to serve as a member and chairman of the board for more than 12 years and was a clerk at the U.S. Attorney Office in 1981. Between 1981 and 2019, Mr. Gugino worked for firms including Cromer, Barker Michelson, Gillock & Rawlings, Rawlings, Olson & Cannon, Law Offices of Salvatore C. Gugino, McDonald, Carano, Wilson, McCune, Bergin, Francovich & Hicks, Cobb, Gugino & Williamson, Kolesar & Leatham and Olson, Cannon, Gormley, Angulo & Stoberski. A Short Trial Judge for the Eighth Judicial District Court in Clark County, Nevada, the Nevada Supreme Court appointed him to the position of Settlement Judge in 2008. Today, Mr. Gugino maintains affiliation with the State Bar of Nevada, American Bar Association, and Clark County Bar Association.

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