Professionals

Philip R. Erwin

Philip R. Erwin

Education:

Bachelor of Science - University of Nevada, Reno

Juris Doctorate - University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Boyd School of Law

Mr. Erwin is a Partner of Campbell & Williams.  Mr. Erwin’s practice focuses on complex commercial disputes involving litigation over claims for breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and fraudulent transfers, and numerous other issues.  Mr. Erwin has also litigated catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases while also developing an emphasis on appellate practice.  See, e.g., The Power Co., Inc. v. Henry, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 21, 321 P.3d 858 (2014) (affirming entry of $9 million judgment and establishing new legal precedent regarding the application of NRCP 41); Gardner of Behalf of L.G. v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court, 405 P.3d 651 (Nev. Nov. 22, 2017) (finding that limited liability company members can be sued individually for personally participating in tortious acts and that alter ego doctrine applies to limited liability companies).

Since joining the firm in 2009, Mr. Erwin has drafted countless legal briefs (including obtaining multiple judgments in excess of $1 million and numerous dismissals by way of summary judgment), taken and defended depositions, handled a variety of motion and evidentiary hearings, and sat second chair at various trials, arbitrations and appellate proceedings.  Beginning in 2013, Mr. Erwin has been consistently recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” and Nevada Business Magazine as one of Nevada’s “Legal Elite.”

Mr. Erwin attended the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and received his Juris Doctorate with cum laude honors.  During his time in law school, Mr. Erwin also served a member of the Nevada Law Journal and worked as a judicial extern under current Nevada Governor, and then Federal Judge Brian Sandoval in United States District Court for the District of Nevada.