Ismail Amin, Esq.


Practice Locations

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Texas
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Ismail’s legal experience encompasses larger Fortune 500 companies, mid-sized privately held companies, and entrepreneurs. He presently serves as Corporate and Litigation Counsel to large and mid-sized businesses throughout California, Nevada, and Texas, as well as General and Personal Counsel to high-profile hospitality operators in California and Nevada. He has assisted nightlife, hotel and restaurant operators in their new ventures (deal-structure, licensing, lease negotiation and entity selection).

Ismail has counseled the firm’s healthcare provider clients in acquiring or selling assets, while maximizing return and minimizing risk. He has helped clients acquire or sell over $1 billion worth of healthcare-related assets, including hospitals.

Ismail has gained considerable trial and arbitration experience over the years, having been involved in over 80 trials and arbitrations across multiple jurisdictions from the inception of his legal career.

He has litigated shareholder accounting disputes, trade-secret matters, commercial and breach of contract matters, complex developer defense litigation, commercial liability defense claims, employment defense matters and trademark/trade-dress infringement claims.

Ismail is admitted to practice law in California, Nevada, and Texas. In addition to practicing law, Ismail is a licensed pilot and avid marathon runner.

He serves on the Board of Directors for the Veterans Training Fund, a Las Vegas-based non-profit organization, dedicated to assisting and re-acclimatizing veterans by employing and honing their military skill sets through application to civilian industries. Finally, Ismail is a global Gen-Next member.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Hospitality
  • Intellectual Property
  • Gaming Law
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Employment
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate

Professional Licensure & Admissions

  • State Bar of California; United States District Court, Central District of California
  • State Bar of Nevada; United States District Court, District of Nevada
  • State Bar of Texas; United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, Western District of Texas, Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Committee Affiliations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada – Publications Committee Member (Chair 2012)
  • California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF)
  • Defense Research Institute (multiple committee seats)
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association