J. Randall Jones

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Kemp Jones, LLP
 | 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway, 17th Floor
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Phone: 702-385-6000
Fax: 702-385-6001
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Focusing his practice on complex civil litigation, J. Randall Jones is a member of Kemp, Jones & Coulthard, LLP. From the firm’s offices in Las Vegas, Nevada, he provides advocacy on behalf of people and businesses throughout the greater metropolitan area. Admitted to practice in Nevada since 1981, Mr. Jones is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He has received a great deal of recognition from his colleagues for his successful track record, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Mr. Jones was named Trial Lawyer of the Year for 1998 by what was then known as the Nevada Justice Association, and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

    During his distinguished career, Mr. Jones has tried dozens of cases to jury verdict, and he has been able to obtain hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for his clients through both jury awards and negotiated settlements. His caseload has included class actions, personal injury and wrongful death litigation, construction defects and real estate disputes. In one notable case, Mr. Jones represented plaintiffs in litigation stemming from the 1980 MGM Grand hotel fire, and, in another, he prevailed in a class action involving brass plumbing fittings, which at that time was the largest class action that had ever been tried in the state.

    A native of Las Vegas, Mr. Jones attended the University of Nevada, Reno, as an undergraduate and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1978. He then pursued his legal education at California Western School of Law, and in 1981, he was awarded his Juris Doctor. Mr. Jones is a member of several legal organizations.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 40%Business Litigation
    • 30%Construction Litigation: Business
    • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Non-Compete Agreements, Wrongful Death, Class Actions

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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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    About Randall Jones

    Admitted: 1981, Nevada

    Professional Webpage: https://www.kempjones.com/Our-Team/J-R-Jones.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Best Lawyers in America
    • The American Trial Lawyers Association recognized as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Nevada and Nevada Business Magazine 
    • Nevada Woman’s “Best Lawyers”
    • Named Trial Lawyer of the Year, Nevada Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
    • Nevada Business Magazine’s Legal Elite
    • Chambers USA, Nevada Litigation: General Commercial
    • Chambers USA, American’s Leading Lawyer in Business
    • Super Lawyers
    • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Nevada, 1998
    • Conferred Honorary Doctor of Laws degree by California Western School of Law
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Nevada Justice Association
    • American Bar Association
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
    • Clark County Bar Association
    • American Board of Trial Attorneys
    • U.S. Supreme Court 
    • U.S. District Court District of Nevada
    • Nevada, 1981

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • California Western School of Law, Trustee
    • Nevada Law Foundation
    • American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Civil Arbitrator & Mediator, American Arbitration Association
    • American Arbitration Association, Construction Advisory Committee 
    • Thomas & Mack Legal Clinic, Advisory Board Member, Boyd School of Law
    • Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Board Member
    • Trustee, Alma Mater 

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-author, Survey of State Class Action Law, Nevada published annually by the American Bar Association
    • Panel Member, Nevada Medical/Legal Screening Panel 
    • Contributing author, American Bar Association’s Survey of State Class Action Law 

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Humana v. Forsyth

    Educational Background:

    • University of Nevada, B.A. - 1978 
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    Office Location for J. Randall Jones

    3800 Howard Hughes Parkway
    17th Floor
    Las Vegas, NV 89169

    Phone: 702-385-6000

    Fax: 702-385-6001

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    Last Updated: 7/1/2020

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