Brian L. Bradford

Of Counsel || Las Vegas

Mr. Bradford represents management in a variety of industries, including retail, hospitality, automobile dealerships, government contractors, and healthcare. His experience advising and litigating matters involve a variety of employment topics, including claims involving restrictive covenants, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, Title VII, Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act, Nevada state laws, and various common law tort claims. He also assists clients with employee handbooks, internal policies and procedures, employment agreements and training. He frequently conducts training and educational seminars for lawyers and human resource professionals on various aspects of developing employment law.

A native of Compton, California, Mr. Bradford earned an appointment to attend the United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado. Mr. Bradford served six years as a commissioned officer in the United States Air Force, providing valuable leadership in anti-terrorism planning and operations. He attained the rank of Captain before embarking on his legal career.

While attending the William S. Boyd School of Law in Nevada, Mr. Bradford served on the school’s Nevada Law Journal, as well as the Moot Court team. After graduation, Mr. Bradford served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Philip M. Pro, US District Court for the District of Nevada.

Mr. Bradford is admitted to practice in all Nevada state and federal courts, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Mr. Bradford has represented clients in the financial services, retail, real estate, gaming and hospitality, restaurant, healthcare, and government contractor industries. Mr. Bradford has handled investigations of charges of discrimination filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, as well as employment litigation in state and federal court. Mr. Bradford has successfully represented clients in jury trials as well as bench trials.


  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, 2004
  • B.S., United States Air Force Academy, 1995

Admittance to Practice

  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Nevada Supreme Court

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Labor and Employment Law Section; Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee)
  • National Employment Law Council
  • Southern Nevada Human Resources Administration
  • State Bar of Nevada (Employment Law Section)


  • National Business Institute - "Human Resource Law: What You Need to Know Now" - Las Vegas - 2014
  • National Business Institute - "Employment Laws Made Simple" - Las Vegas - 2013
  • National Business Institute - "Employment Discrimination Law" - Las Vegas - 2011
  • National Business Institute - "Dirty Litigation Tactics: How to Deal with the Rambo Litigator" - Las Vegas - 2010
  • National Business Institute - "Employment Laws Made Simple" - Las Vegas - 2009
  • National Business Institute - "Human Resources Update" - Las Vegas - 2008
  • National Business Institute - "Wage and Hour Update" - Las Vegas - 2007
  • February 1, 2017 - Thomson Reuters Employment Alert - "Voters Say Yes to Marijuana, Employers Still Say No"
  • January 2, 2017 - KSNV-TV - "Clearing the air after the legalization of pot in Nevada"
  • February 28, 2012 - Las Vegas Sun - "With Revamped Program, Feds Reach Out to Las Vegas Businesses on Hiring Issues"
  • William S. Boyd Outstanding Graduate (2004)
  • Mountain States Region Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2009)

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