Messner Reeves LLP Adds Prominent Healthcare Attorney David J. Mortensen

Messner Reeves LLP Adds Prominent Healthcare Attorney David J. Mortensen
After three decades of practice, veteran Nevada trial lawyer joins Messner’s Las Vegas office

LAS VEGAS, NV – October 30, 2018 –Messner Reeves LLP is pleased to announce David J. Mortensen has joined the firm’s Las Vegas office as a partner in their Litigation and Healthcare Practice Groups. Mortensen brings 35 years’ legal experience with a practice focused on advising and representing healthcare professionals and business entities. He has successfully tried to verdict numerous complex healthcare and general tort cases. 

 “After over 35 years with the same firm, David Mortensen made the decision to join Messner Reeves, and we are thrilled to welcome him to our team,” said Bryant “Corky” Messner, Messner Reeves’ Founding Partner and CEO. “Our thriving healthcare practice continues to expand, and David’s extensive experience further solidifies our team.  He will be a great benefit to our clients.”

Mortensen is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Nevada, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, and U.S. Supreme Court. In 2011, he was selected National Coordinating Counsel for the Hepatitis C Mass Tort Litigation pending in Nevada state and federal courts.  Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell, Mortensen has been selected as a Super Lawyer consecutively since 2009. He also has been recognized in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Litigation, Healthcare Litigation, and Insurance.

Mortensen is an active participant in the legal community and a member of the Clark County and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Nevada, Defense Trial Lawyers of Nevada, American Health Lawyers Association, Professional Liability Defense Federation, Professional Liability Underwriting Society, and Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

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