We are excited to celebrate MAC’s 50th anniversary in business and in serving our clients! After decades of dedicated service, our colleague and friend, Terry Coffing, has decided to start a new chapter in his life. As a result, we are pleased to announce our new name – Marquis Aurbach Chtd. We are proud of the accomplishments that our firm has achieved over the past 50 years and we are excited for many more to come. We look forward to continuing to provide the highest levels of commitment, professionalism, and success that our clients have come to expect from one of Nevada’s oldest and most respected law firms.

Marquis Aurbach | 1972 - 2022 | 50th

Understanding Your Needs.
Exceeding Your Expectations.

Marquis Aurbach | 1972 - 2022 | 50th

Understanding Your Needs.
Exceeding Your Expectations.


Albert G. Marquis

  • Founding Partner-Retired





Albert G. Marquis, founding partner of Marquis Aurbach, practiced law in Las Vegas for over 40 years.  He began his career as a trial lawyer, with some cases involving high-profile celebrities such as Redd Foxx and Martin Sheen.  In 1983, he recovered $1.2 million against Aetna Casualty, including the highest emotional distress damage award in Nevada history. Over the years, he was responsible for several precedent-setting cases in the Nevada Supreme Court.  Mr. Marquis was rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell‒the highest rating possible.  He was also listed in The Best Lawyers of America® (Real Estate Law); Desert Companion Top Lawyer (Litigation); and Mountain States Super Lawyers.  Mr. Marquis wrote hundreds of articles for legal periodicals as well as two poetry books: Frivolous Cowboy Poetry and Bucked Bruised & Blackballed.  Recently he co-authored Running Past Midnight with ultra-runner Molly Sheridan.

Over the years Mr. Marquis’ interests have included flying, boating, scuba diving, horseback riding, and race car driving.  These days, you can usually find him at Kingston Ranch in Sandy Valley ( 

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  • University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 1975
    • Law Review: University of Washington Law Review, Comments Editor, 1974 – 1975
  • University of Washington
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science – 1972
    • Honors: Distinction in Physics


  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America list 2016-2018 (Real Estate Law), 2019-2020 (Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation) 2021 (Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate)
  • Desert Companion Top Lawyer 2012 (Real Estate), 2014 (Litigation)
  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers List, 2007-2022
  • MYVEGAS Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, 2015-2016
  • Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation Community Angel Award 2013
  • Editor, Nevada Trial Lawyers Advocate, 1986-1992