Kaempfer Crowell (the “Firm”) is a statewide full service law firm with offices in Reno, Carson City and Las Vegas. The Firm and its members have been practicing in Nevada for more than 50 years. Kaempfer Crowell proudly carries an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell.
Kaempfer Crowell practices extensively in government relations and legislative affairs at the local, state and federal level. The Firm’s expertise in the area of government relations includes legislative affairs, administrative/regulatory matters, public utilities, insurance, transportation, telecommunications, environmental and water law, renewable energy, government licensing and procurement, strategic planning, ethics compliance programs and election law. At the local level, the Firm has a substantial practice in land use entitlement issues, zoning, development agreements, property tax appeals and licensing matters. On the federal level, the Firm assists clients on a variety of issues, including: appropriations, federal land regulation, energy and transportation.
MICHAEL D. HILLERBY is the Director of Legislative Affairs for the Firm. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada Reno. Michael has been lobbying in Nevada since 1991, and has extensive experience with the Nevada Legislature, a variety of regulatory boards and commissions, as well as county and local governments. His practice includes lobbying, strategic guidance, public affairs and procurement processes for clients in the healthcare, insurance, financial services, manufacturing, design and real estate development industries, retail, telecommunications, utility and automotive manufacturing sectors, among others. He served as a cabinet member and Chief of Staff for former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn. Michael is the Vice-Chair of the Western States Arts Federation, former Chairman of the Nevada Museum of Art Board of Trustees, and is on the Friends of the Nevada Governor’s Mansion Board. He has been appointed by three different governors to the Nevada Commission of Cultural Affairs.
MARK FIORENTINO is a shareholder in the Firm. Mark earned his undergraduate degree from Arizona State University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Drake University. Mark resides in Connecticut and leads the Firm’s practice in federal regulatory and legislative matters. He practices before the state legislature on a wide variety of issues including energy, water, taxation, gaming, zoning, licensing and general business matters. Mark’s recognition includes: Best Lawyers of America® in Government Relations (2011, 2012); Best Lawyers of America® in Land Use & Zoning Law (2008-2012); Chambers USA-America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use Law (2007-2011); Nevada Super Lawyers (2007, 2009); and Mountain States Super Lawyers in Government Relations (2011). He is an AV rated attorney.
JENNIFER LAZOVICH is a shareholder in the Firm. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and her Doctor of Jurisprudence from Southwestern University. Jennifer primarily practices at the legislative and local level. At the legislative level, she has represented clients with interests in development, property rights, lien matters, redevelopment and transportation issues. At the local level, she handles land use and entitlement matters, development agreements and other business matters. Jennifer has been recognized by Best Lawyers of America® in Government Relations Law in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. Nevada Business Magazine named her as one of the top 100 attorneys in Southern Nevada in 2009 and 2010.