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Marquis Aurbach Coffing

Understanding Your Needs.
Exceeding Your Expectations.

Marquis Aurbach Coffing

Understanding Your Needs.
Exceeding Your Expectations.

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Contact

Phone:

Fax:

(702) 382-5816

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Defense
Craig R. Anderson
  • Shareholder

Contact

Phone:

Fax:

(702) 382-5816
Craig Anderson is a shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing and is co-chair of the firm’s litigation department.  His practice focuses on civil rights defense and serious personal injury claims including wrongful death and premises liability.  Mr. Anderson has extensive trial experience having tried more than 30 jury trials in both federal and state court.  He has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving police shootings, wrongful deaths, and medical malpractice.  Mr. Anderson has also resolved many cases in his client’s favor through motion practice, having obtained summary judgment for his clients in over 50 cases.  Finally, Mr. Anderson has argued over 15 appeals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and has argued in front of the Nevada Supreme Court.
 
Mr. Anderson was admitted to the State Bar of Nevada in 1999 and joined Marquis Aurbach Coffing in 2001.  In his spare time, Mr. Anderson enjoys spending time with his wife, Lanta, and their children. His other interests include working out.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Personal Injury/Insurance Defense
Bar Admissions
  • Nevada, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
Professional Associations
  • State Bar of Nevada
Education
  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
    • Juris Doctorate - 1999
  • Southern Utah University
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1994
    • Major: History
  • Utah State University
    • M.A., Master of Arts - 1996
Honors
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Elite – Nevada Business Magazine, 2017
  • MYVEGAS Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, 2015
  • Desert Companion Top Lawyer (Civil Rights), 2014
  • 5-Star Uber passenger
Representative Cases
  • Scafidi v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 966 F.3d 960 (9th Cir. 2020)
  • Paulos v. FCH1, LLC, 136 Nev. 18, 456 P.3d 589 (2020)
  • Ballentine v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 480 F.Supp.3d 1110 (D. Nev. 2020)
  • Hunt v. City of Boulder City, 799 Fed.Appx. 533 (9th Cir. 2020)
  • Lawrence v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 451 F.Supp.3d 1154 (D. Nev. 2020)
  • Farmer v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 423 F.Supp.3d 1008 (9th Cir. 2019)
  • Stubbs v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 792 Fed.Appx. 441 (9th Cir. 2019)
  • Mason v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 754 Fed.Appx. 559 (9th Cir. 2019)
  • Tuuamalemalo v. Greene, 946 F.3d 471 (9th Cir. 2019)
  • Beckman v. Match.com, LLC, 743 Fed.Appx. 142 (9th Cir. 2018)
  • Solis-Diaz v. Tompkins, 740 Fed.Appx. 590 (9th Cir. 2018)
  • Weddle v. Nutzman, 725 Fed.Appx. 596 (9th Cir. 2018)
  • Jones v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 873 F.3d 1123 (9th Cir. 2017)
  • Zelaya v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 682 Fed.Appx. 565 (9th Cir. 2017)
  • Patino v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 207 F.Supp.3d 1158 (D.Nev. 2016), aff’d 706 Fed.Appx. 427 (9th Cir. 2017)
  • Paulos v. FCH1, LLC, 2015 WL 1119972 (D. Nev. 2015), aff’d 685 Fed.Appx. 581 (9th Cir. 2017)
  • Olsen v. City of Henderson, 648 Fed.Appx. 628 (9th Cir. 2016)
  • Hartrim v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 603 Fed.Appx. 588 (9th Cir. 2015)
  • Sandoval v. Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t, 756 F.3d 1154 (9th Cir. 2014)
  • Las Vegas Metro. Police Dep’t v. Yeghizarian, 129 Nev. 760, 312 P.3d 503 (2013)
  • Tsao v. Desert Palace, Inc., 698 F.3d 1128 (9th Cir. 2012)