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Sarah M. Thomas

Nevada Colorado
p. (702) 745-4800
c. (702) 600-3056
f. (702) 745-4805

2020 SMT

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Main Bio

Sarah’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with a special focus on construction law. In construction, she has experience in complex construction disputes, mechanic’s liens, defending residential construction defect claims, defending and pursuing commercial deficiency in design and construction claims, and defending and pursuing delay claims. In addition to litigation matters, Sarah’s practice includes drafting contracts for small and large commercial projects on behalf of both owners and contractors. Sarah also has experience in other areas of commercial litigation, including general contract disputes, financial services litigation, and other general civil litigation matters.


William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Juris Doctor, May 2014
Cum Laude
CALI Award Winner — Sales & Leases, Remedies
Nevada Law Journal, Articles Editor

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
Bachelor of Arts in History, May 2011


Supreme Court of Nevada
Supreme Court of Colorado
United States District Court, District of Nevada
United States District Court, District of Colorado


State Bar of Nevada
State Bar of Colorado
Clark County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Young Lawyers Division
Forum on Construction Law


Changes in Nevada Construction Law Foster Real Estate Growth, Law360, April 21, 2016
Trends in Social Infrastructure, Law Week Colorado, August 12, 2013 (co-author with James M. Mulligan, Esq.)
SB246 Affects Construction Managers at Risk, Nevada Lawyer, September 2017
2017 Legislation Impacts Nevada Construction, Nevada Lawyer, September 2017 (co-author with Leon F. Mead II, Esq.).


Legal Elite – Best Up and Coming Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2016)
Legal Elite – Southern Nevada’s Top Attorneys, Nevada Business Magazine (2017-2020)
Super Lawyers – Rising Stars Selection (2017-2020)


Jolley Urga Woodbury & Little, Associate Attorney, 2016-2017
Snell & Wilmer, Associate Attorney, 2014-2016
                            Summer Associate, Summer, 2013
Supreme Court of Nevada, Extern to the Honorable Justice Douglas, Spring 2013