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  • Congratulations to Nicholas Santoro for having been selected by his peers to be included
    in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
    August 17, 2015

    Congratulations Nicholas Santoro for his work in the practice areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation. Additionally, Santoro has been included for at least five years, and is recongnized in this exclusive selection by his peers as one of the best in his specialty. Through this distinction he has proven to be a consistent and dedicated memeber of the law community and deserves to be recognized.

    Inclusions in Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 6.7 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers has been regarded – by both the profession and the public – as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Because no fee or purchase is requried, being listed in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

  • Congratulations to Nicholas Santoro for receiving the Benchmark Litigation 2016 Star.
    September, 2015
  • Congratulations to Jason Smith for receiving an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell.
    April, 2015
  • Two Santoro Whitmire Ltd. Attorneys Named to 2015 Best Lawyers® in America List
    April, 2015

    Las Vegas, NV, United States - Santoro Whitmire Ltd. is pleased to announce that two lawyers have been named to the 2015 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession

    "Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 65 countries.

    "Best Lawyers is the most effective tool in identifying critical legal expertise," said President and Co-Founder Steven Naifeh. "Inclusion on this list shows that an attorney is respected by his or her peers for professional success."

    Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

    Santoro Whitmire Ltd. would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the 2015 Best Lawyers in America List

    • Nicolas J. Santoro, Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Nicolas J. Santoro, Commercial Litigation
    • James E. Whitmire, Commercial Litigation
  • Congratulations To Our Attorneys For Being Named Best Lawyers
    October, 2014

  • Nick Santoro & James Whitmire name 2014 Best Lawyers -
    June, 2014

    more information to come

  • The Santoro Whitmire team is known for being skilled and highly experienced team -
    June, 2014

    The Santoro Whitmire team is known for being skilled and highly experienced team, well versed in the full spectrum of commercial cases. The team continues to excel in insurance, professional liability and real estate litigation.

    Notable practitioners
    Nicholas Santoro draws praise for his effective approach to litigation. Professional liability litigation represents one particular key area of his expertise.
    James Whitmire represents a fine choice of counsel for his work in contract and real estate disputes.

    see article

  • Nick Santoro, Oliver Pancheri, Jim Whitmire, and Jason Smith named for 2014 Legal Elite
    June, 2014

    This year’s Legal Elite polling garnered 6,454 nominations of attorneys from across the Silver State. This annual list highlights Nevada’s top attorneys as chosen by their peers. All votes are based on nominations from other attorneys and the following pages highlight the top vote getters in Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada, the Best Up and Coming attorneys and the top 10 Government lawyers. According to the the Nevada Bar Association’s annual report, there are 8,599 active members, with 60 percent of those members practicing in Clark County. The Legal Elite list features nearly 200 attorneys from Southern Nevada, nearly 100 from Northern Nevada and just over 50 attorneys are featured in the Best Up and Coming list.

    Congratluations to all of the 2014 Legal Elite attorneys.

    see article

  • All five partners named to SuperLawyers Mountain States. Nick named to top 100 -
    June, 2014

    Nicholas J. Santoro, James E. Whitmire, Andrew J. Glendon, Oliver J. Pancheri and Jason Smith were all named as Super Lawyers for 2014. Nicholas J. Santoro was selected as one of the Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers.

  • Santoro Whitmire Welcomes Our Newest Attorney, James Jimmerson
    March 1st, 2014

    James Jimmerson concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, including class actions, securities, antitrust, professional liability, consumer fraud, and contract disputes. Mr. Jimmerson’s experience includes representation of large financial institutions in commercial litigation, defense of insurance companies in consumer class actions, representation of shareholders to enjoin corporate “squeeze-outs,” and prosecution of antitrust claims on behalf of casinos.

    Mr. Jimmerson was born and raised in Las Vegas. He attended Cornell University where he graduated cum laude with a B.A. in History and with distinction in all subjects in 2007. Mr. Jimmerson then graduated from Columbia Law School in 2010 where he was awarded the Jerome Michael Cup and was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.

    Prior to his return to Las Vegas, Mr. Jimmerson practiced law in New York for a large international law firm. While in New York, Mr. Jimmerson worked in the commercial litigation group where, amongst other engagements, he represented a hedge fund against commodities market manipulation claims and a major financial institution in connection with its role in a total return swap involving municipal bonds.

    Mr. Jimmerson is admitted to practice in the state courts of Nevada and New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. District Court of Nevada, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is a member of the New York Bar Association, the Nevada Bar Association, the Clark County Bar Association, and the McKibben American Inn of Court. Mr. Jimmerson is also a co-author of “Cross-Examination of an Opposing Expert on Valuation of a Professional Practice,” in Valuing Professional Practices and Licenses, 4th ed.

  • Congratulations to James Whitmire for receiving an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell.
    September 12th, 2013
  • Four of Santoro Whitmire’s attorneys were named to the 2013 Super Lawyers...
    September 12th, 2013

    Nicholas J. Santoro, James E. Whitmire, Andrew J. Glendon, and Oliver J. Pancheri were all named as Super Lawyers for 2013. Nicholas J. Santoro was selected as one of the Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyers.