Phillip S. Aurbach

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Las Vegas, NV

Marquis Aurbach Coffing
 | 10001 Park Run Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Phone: 702-389-6796
Fax: 702-920-8309
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%)
Attorney Profile

Finding the right solution to a legal matter is essential for companies looking to protect their bottom line and their reputation. Adept at handling issues concerning business litigation, Phillip S. Aurbach is dedicated to collaborating with clients in Las Vegas, Nevada, to serve their best interests. As a shareholder at Marquis Aurbach Coffing, he focuses his practice on issues such as contracts, receivership, dissolutions and real estate.

Mr. Aurbach has spent the last few decades representing clients through bench and jury cases. He also understands the importance of resolving disputes in an efficient manner. As a trained mediator and arbitrator for commercial issues, he has helped numerous organizations by means of alternative dispute resolution.

Among his successes, Mr. Aurbach spent 22 days in arbitration, finally securing a $5 million award in a breach of contract matter. For this and other accomplishments, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; he has an Avvo "Superb" rating; the Desert Companion has honored him as a Top Lawyer; and he has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Having a strong educational background contributes to Mr. Aurbach's ability to navigate complex cases. In 1973, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Western Kentucky University. He then received a Juris Doctor in 1977, from the University of San Diego School of Law.

Today, Mr. Aurbach is a published author and lectures peers and others on topics related to his practice. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Clark County Bar Association and the State Bar of Nevada.

When he is not serving clients, Mr. Aurbach enjoys spending time with his wife and playing tennis.

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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (60%): Non-Compete Agreements

Alternative Dispute Resolution (40%)

Focus Areas

Non-Compete Agreements


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Phillip Aurbach

Admitted: 1977, Nevada

Professional Webpage:


  • Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2007-2015
  • Lawyer of the Year, 2019, The Best Lawyers in America® (Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate), 2019
  • Lawyer of the Year (Arbitration), Best Lawyers, 2019
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Litigation-Real Estate), 2018
  • Super Lawyer, Mountain States Super Lawyers, 2017
  • AAA Arbitrator
  • Civil Litigation Rating, Lead Counsel, 2015
  • MYVEGAS Magazine Top 100 Lawyers in Las Vegas, 2015
  • A-V Rating in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Lawyers (Commercial Law), Desert Companion Magazine, 2014
  • Top Lawyers (Commercial Law), Desert Companion Magazine, 2012
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (Litigation-Real Estate), 2016
  • Nevada Supreme Court Settlement Judge

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1978
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada
  • Member, Nevada State Bar Association
  • Nevada, 1977
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1981
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1978
  • Member, Clark County Bar Association
  • Member, Clark County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Evolution of the One-Action Rule Unsecured and Secured Loans, 2015
  • Trial Notebook in Personal Injury Trials Nevada Trial Lawyers Seminar, 1989
  • Personal Property Security Interests National Business Institute, 1988
  • Life After Judgment: What You Can Do Next Nevada Trial Lawyers Education, 1985
  • "How to Grab a Debtor by the Assets and Not Let Go,"
  • "How to Fire Employees Without Making Them Cry"
  • "How to Win Trials with Your Computer Without Looking Like a Total Geek."

Educational Background:

  • Law School University of San Diego, J.D., 1977
  • Western Kentucky University, B.S. in Business Administration with Finance emphasis, 1973

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for Phillip S. Aurbach

10001 Park Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89145

Phone: 702-389-6796

Fax: 702-920-8309

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Last Updated: 2/28/2019

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