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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Boyd Alumnus Kevin Hejmanowski Named Shareholder at Lionel Sawyer & Collins

Lionel Sawyer & Collins has announced that three attorneys have been named new shareholders effective January 1, 2014. The Firm’s three departments—Gaming & Regulatory Law, Litigation, and Business Law—have each added a new partner:

  • Jennifer Gaynor is a member of the Firm’s Gaming and Regulatory Law Department and Government Relations team. She represents clients before the Nevada Legislature, various professional and licensing boards and state and local tax authorities. Ms. Gaynor also represents clients on matters involving First Amendment law, public records and open meeting law, election law and regulatory agency actions. She has been recognized as a “Rising Star” for Administrative Law by Mountain States Super Lawyers for 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013. In early 2010, Ms. Gaynor became the Nevada state chair for CARE, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. She joined the Firm in 2005 after graduating with a J.D. degree from the George Washington University Law School. 
  • A graduate of the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Kevin Hejmanowski joined Lionel Sawyer & Collins upon receiving his J.D. in 2006. He is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Hejmanowski’s practice encompasses a variety of business and commercial litigation matters, including experience in complex litigation cases.

  • A member of the Firm’s Business Law Department, Christopher Walther’s practice involves a variety of corporate, transactional, and real estate matters, including corporate governance, secured transactions, and foreclosures of real estate-secured loans. Mr. Walther was named a Rising Star for 2009 for Business/Corporate Law by Mountain States Super Lawyers and as “Up and Coming” by Nevada Business magazine in its 2013 “Legal Elite” rankings. He joined the Firm in 2006 upon receiving his J.D. degree from the University of Oregon School of Law, where he served as executive editor of the Oregon Law Review.