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Deanna L Forbush
E-mail Contact
Phone: (702) 697-7525
Fax: (702) 862-8300

clarkhill.com
3800 Howard Hughes Parkway, Suite 500
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Deanna L. Forbush


Specialization
  • Employment law

About Deanna's Practice

Deanna L. Forbush represents employers throughout the United States in all areas of employment, traditional labor relations, corporate immigration, general business litigation and related matters. Deanna is licensed to practice law in Nevada, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Alabama. Before joining the firm of Morris Polich & Purdy, LLP in March 2015, Deanna practiced with such notable firms as Fox Rothschild (she founded FR’s Las Vegas office), Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, Markowitz and Richmond, and Haygood, Cleveland, Pierce & Thompson, and served as Associate General Counsel for the Venetian Casino Resort and Frontier Casino and Gambling Hall. She has a great deal of experience in the areas of employment and traditional labor law including:

  • Employment litigation
  • Title VII, ADEA, and ADA employment litigation defense
  • FLSA, wage and hour, and other class actions
  • ADA Title III Public Access defense
  • Employment and Business Litigation
  • Business and employment based Immigration
  • Union avoidance
  • I-9 Audits
  • Negotiation and administration of collective bargaining and project labor agreements
  • Labor and employment arbitrations
  • Health and welfare fund representation
  • Unfair labor practice charge defense
  • Training (union awareness, sexual harassment, all forms of discrimination, and immigration compliance)
  • EEOC and state agency compliance programs and investigations, including investigation of claims to determine whether discrimination or a violation of the law has occured
  • Daily Human Resource and employment support
  • EEOC and NERC administrative proceedings
  • All general aspects of labor, employment and business law

Additionally, Deanna represents employers and international investors in corporate and employment based immigration matters, including worksite compliance and enforcement, and ICE raids.

Deanna also provides preventative counseling to employers and conducts employee training around the country on a wide variety of issues, including union awareness and avoidance, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, immigration compliance, and related areas. 

 

Education
  • University of Utah, College of Law, 1991
  • Westminster College


Major Publications & Speaking Engagements


Professional Recognition
  • Appointed by the Nevada State Supreme Court to Nevada’s Blue Ribbon Article 6 Commission formed by the Nevada Supreme Court to study all aspects of the Nevada Judiciary
  • Appointed by Dean John Valery White to the Law School's Advisory Board at UNLV
  • Trustee for her alma mater, Westminster College
  • Regularly included in the list of "Top 100 Attorneys in Southern Nevada" and "Legal Elite" by Nevada Business Magazine and Thomson Reuters' list of Super Lawyers - Mountain States in the area of Employment & Labor

Admitted to Practice
  • Pennsylvania, 1992
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • Nevada, 1998
  • Alabama, 2013


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