Will Kemp

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General 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: 1978
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (40%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    A founding partner of Kemp, Jones & Coulthard, LLP, Will Kemp has more than four decades of experience representing clients in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Kemp focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial matters, catastrophic injuries, fire litigation and product defects, and he is recognized as one of the leading litigators in the U.S. in multidistrict litigation and product liability cases.

    Mr. Kemp graduated with his Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles in 1975. He then pursued his legal education at the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, Illinois and The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor in 1978. He was subsequently admitted to practice law before all of the state courts of Nevada, 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.

    Throughout his career, Mr. Kemp has distinguished himself as a highly skilled and ethical attorney. He has earned numerous awards and honors. Mr. Kemp is rated as AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer reviewed rating that is available through the organization. This designation is only given to attorneys whose practice of the law is recognized as being at the highest degree of legal skill and ethics. Mr. Kemp has earned multiple verdicts and settlements for his clients in the hundreds of millions of dollars, including two complex litigation matters against Teva involving Propofol for which he won verdicts totaling $667 million.

    Mr. Kemp was named as a member of the Legal Elite by Nevada Business Magazine and was named as the Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2012 by the Nevada Justice Association. He is actively involved in numerous professional organizations, including the State Bar of Nevada, the Nevada Justice Association, and the Clark County Bar Association and American Bar Association.

    *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%General Litigation
    • 30%Business Litigation
    • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Products Liability

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    Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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    About Will Kemp

    Admitted: 1978, Nevada

    Professional Webpage: https://www.kempjones.com/Our-Team/Will-Kemp.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • Chambers USA, Nevada Litigation: General Commercial
    • 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year award 
    • Nevada Business Magazine, Legal Elite
    • Best Lawyers, Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Litigation, Construction Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs)
    • Super Lawyers, Mountain States Top 10
    • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Educational Background:

    • Loyola University of Los Angeles, B.A., 1975
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    Office Location for Will Kemp

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

    Phone: 702-385-6000

    Fax: 702-385-6001

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    Last Updated: 6/30/2020

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