Dominic P. Gentile

Dominic P. Gentile (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Dominic P. Gentile

Attorney in Las Vegas, NV
Mr. Gentile is a shareholder in and the chairman of the firm's Government Investigations & Business Crimes Department. Mr. Gentile has represented clients nationwide and internationally and is regarded by his peers as a formidable force in the courtroom. He possesses unequaled expertise in the areas of civil, criminal, securities and commercial fraud investigations and litigation, speech and press issues, and professional licensing and disciplinary matters. Like Gordon Silver, Mr. Gentile's legal roots run deep in Nevada and many of the State's top criminal defense attorneys have been mentored by him.

Mr. Gentile is the founder and publisher of La Voce - the Voice of Las Vegas' Italian-American Community. He is currently Honorary Consul for the Italian Consulate in Las Vegas. In addition, Mr. Gentile is a founder of Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Augustus Society, and he served two terms on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has also served two terms as a Governor of the State Bar of Nevada and is a charter and current member of the prestigious Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee.

Mr. Gentile was formerly an Associate Dean of the National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law. He has been teaching trial advocacy and trial evidence at law schools throughout the United States for over thirty years. Mr. Gentile is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at DePaul University College of Law.

Mr. Gentile is listed in Best Lawyers in America for Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and Criminal Defense: White Collar, Las Vegas in 2012 - 2015, along with the distinction of being named Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for 2012.

Distinctions

AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Las Vegas 2012 - 2015
Best Lawyers Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Las Vegas 2012 - 2015
Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2014
Vegas INC: Top Lawyers, 2012-2013
Mr. Gentile is continually voted by his peers as a Best Lawyer and Super Lawyer in Nevada,and has been included in Woodward & White, Inc. “Best Lawyers in America” from its inception in 1983 to today.

In the News

Gentile Quoted in Article Regarding Whittemore Case Going to U.S. Supreme Court

Dominic Gentile was quoted in a recent article published on the CQ Roll Call blog regarding F. Harvey Whittemore's appeal efforts, and taking the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Posted on: Jan 28th, 2015 Posted In: GS In the News Source: CQ Roll Call

Gentile Quoted in NLJ Article Regarding Whittemore Appeal

Dominic Gentile was quoted in a recent article published in the National Law Journal regarding F. Harvey Whittemore's appeal efforts.

Posted on: Jan 27th, 2015 Posted In: GS In the News Source: National Law Journal

Twelve Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed in Best Lawyers Business Edition, Winter 2014

Twelve Gordon Silver lawyers were listed in the Best Lawyers Business Edition, Winter 2014. They include: Christine Bricker, John Desmond, Michael Feder, Thomas Fell, Gregory Garman, Dominic Gentile, Eric Goldberg, Gerald Gordon, Brigid Higgins, Eve Karasik, and William Noall.

Posted on: Jan 27th, 2015 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Best Lawyers Business Edition, Winter 2014

Gentile Quoted in Article Regarding Wire Taps

Dominic Gentile was quoted in a recent article published in the Las Vegas Review Journal regarding the legalities of wire taps and three Las Vegas judges who seem to sign the majority of wire tap requests.

Posted on: Jan 21st, 2015 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Review Journal

Top Lawyers Named by Desert Companion

The Desert Companion published the 2014 Top Lawyers List in their October edition. The list is based on law firms rankings by AVVO.

Posted on: Oct 27th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Desert Companion

Gordon Silver Ranks in Top 10 of Business and Commercial Litigation Attorneys List

The Las Vegas Business Press published the 2014 Business and Commercial Litigation Attorneys List. The list is based on law firms ranked by the number of business and commercial attorneys in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gordon Silver is ranked #9a on the list for 2014.

Posted on: Sep 26th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Business Press

On The Move: Gordon Silver's Listed in Best Lawyers

Twelve attorneys at Gordon Silver were noted in Vegas INC's On the Move as being recently selected as “Best Lawyers” in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America . Attorneys were selected in various practice areas based on high peer reviews.

In addition, Gregory E. Garman and Jeffrey A. Silver were also selected as “2014-2015 Lawyer of the Year” in the noted category.

Posted on: Sep 25th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Vegas INC

Sixteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Named as 2015 Best Lawyers

Sixteen attorneys at Gordon Silver were recently selected as “Best Lawyers” in the 2015 Best Lawyers in America . Attorneys were selected in various practice areas based on high peer reviews.

Posted on: Aug 19th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

Dominic Gentile Cited in Article: Las Vegas jury awards comedian George Wallace $1.3 million in suit

Gordon Silver shareholder, Dominic P. Gentile, quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal's article entitled Las Vegas jury awards comedian George Wallace $1.3 million in suit on April 8, 2014.

Posted on: Apr 15th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Review Journal

Thirty Gordon Silver Lawyers Selected As Super Lawyers For 2014 Mountain States Super Lawyers

Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that 19 of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2014 edition of Mountain States Super Lawyers . In addition, 11 of our lawyers have been selected as Rising Stars.

Posted on: Apr 11th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Government Investigations & Business Crimes
  • Group Chair
  • Privileged Licensing

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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Shareholder
Admission Details
Admitted in 1972, Illinois
1979, Nevada
Credit Cards Accepted
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Free Initial Consultation
Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Law School Attended
DePaul University
J.D.
University Attended
DePaul University
B.S.
Commerce
Associations & Memberships

Affiliations

American Bar Association's Criminal Justice Section RICO Case Committee, Former Chairman
American Bar Association's Defense Function, Former Member
American Bar Association's White Collar Crimes and Grand Jury Committee, Former Member
State Bar of Nevada, Former Governor (two terms)
Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee, Member
First Amendment Lawyers Association, Member
Nevada National Public Radio (KNPR), Former Board of Directors
Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Augustus Society, Founding Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Former Board of Directors (two terms)
Honorary Consul for the Republic of Italy for the State of Nevada

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Gordon Silver
3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor,
Las Vegas, NV 89169-5978
U.S.A.
Phone
(702) 796-5555
Fax
(702) 369-2666
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Dominic P. Gentile
Shareholder
Gordon Silver
3960 Howard Hughes Parkway, 9th Floor,
Las Vegas, NV 89169-5978

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