Dominic P. Gentile

Dominic P. Gentile


Clark Hill PLC

Recognized since 1983

Las Vegas, Nevada

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

First Amendment Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Criminal Defense: General Practice
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Dominic Gentile has represented clients nationwide and internationally, and is regarded by his peers as a formidable force in the courtroom. He possesses unequaled expertise in the areas of civil, criminal, securities and commercial fraud investigations and litigation, speech and press issues, and professional licensing and disciplinary matters. Mr. Gentile's legal roots run deep in Nevada, and he has mentored many of the State's top criminal defense attorneys. He is the founder and publisher of La Voce - the Voice of Las Vegas' Italian-American Community. He is currently Honorary Consul for the Italian Consulate in Las Vegas. In addition, Mr. Gentile is a founder of Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Augustus Society, and has served two terms on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has also served two terms as a Governor of the State Bar of Nevada, and is a charter and current member of the prestigious Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee. Mr. Gentile was formerly an Associate Dean of the National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders, and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law. He has been teaching trial advocacy and trial evidence at law schools throughout the United States for over thirty years. Mr. Gentile is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at DePaul University College of Law. Mr. Gentile is listed in Best Lawyers® in America for Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and Criminal Defense: White Collar, Las Vegas in 2012 - 2015, along with the distinction of being named Best Lawyers® "Lawyer of the Year" for 2012.

Location

  • 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 500
    Las Vegas, NV 89169

Languages

  • Italian

Education

  • DePaul University , J.D., graduated 1972
  • DePaul University, BSc, graduated 1968

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, State Bar of Nevada
  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section RICO Case Committee - Former Chairman
  • American Bar Association’s Defense Function - Former Member
  • Consulate Office for the Republic of Italy - Honorary Consul for the State of Nevada
  • First Amendment Lawyers Association - Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Former Board of Directors (two terms)
  • Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Augustus Society - Founding Member
  • Nevada National Public Radio (KNPR) - Former Board of Directors
  • Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee - Member
  • State Bar of Nevada - Former Governor (two terms)

Clark Hill PLC
Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan

182 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

38 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Criminal Defense: General Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Las Vegas (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • First Amendment Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Special Focus

  • Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers of America, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Las Vegas, 2012-2015
  • Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America, 2012, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • AV® Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers®, 2007-2014
  • Vegas INC: Top Lawyers, 2012-2013
  • Best Lawyers of America, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Las Vegas, 2012-2015
  • Mr. Gentile is continually voted by his peers as a Best Lawyer and Super Lawyer in Nevada,and has been included in Woodward & White, Inc. “Best Lawyers in America” from its inception in 1983 to today.

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