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William C. Jeanney

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Reno, NV

Bradley, Drendel & Jeanney, Ltd.
6900 South McCarran Blvd., Suite 2000
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-335-9999
Fax: 775-335-9993
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Nevada Since: 1982
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, General Litigation, Health Care
Attorney Profile

For over 25 years, William C. Jeanney has represented personal injury cases as a senior partner for Bradley, Drendel & Jeanney. Specializing in jury trial and settlement resolution, Mr. Jeanney has tried over 75 trials with an impressive success rate of million-dollar verdicts and settlements over the years. With a focus on car accidents, product and premises liability and brain injury, Mr. Jeanney is committed to helping his clients receive the compensation they deserve.

After graduating from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor of Science in 1975, Mr. Jeanney proceeded to earn his Doctor of Jurisprudence at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. His decades of service to personal injury victims earned him the prestigious honor of being recognized by his peers as the 2008 Trial Lawyer of the Year in the state of Nevada by the Nevada Justice Association. He was also featured in The Best Lawyers in America* for personal injury for 2008 and 2009.

As a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Jeanney is a highly sought-after lecturer in trial law for prestigious trial lawyer organizations. He was also the president of Washoe County Bar Association. In addition, his early days as a deputy district attorney in Humboldt County, Nevada taught him crucial trial skills during several high-profile criminal trials that helped to shape the experienced and reputable lawyer he is today.

Mr. Jeanney has received the highest possible rating of AV-Preeminent** from Martindale-Hubbell by his peers. When he's not ensuring his personal injury clients are taken care of, he enjoys skiing and hunting.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

**AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Health Care
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Nursing Home


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

Certificates and Credentials

About William C. Jeanney

First Admitted: 1982, Nevada

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Bruce R. Thompson American Inns of Court
  • Nevada, 1982
  • Nevada Trial Lawyers Association
  • Past President, Washoe County Bar Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • California, 1985

Educational Background

  • University of Nevada, B.S., 1975


  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2008 and 2009
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year in the State of Nevada by the Nevada Justice Association, 2008
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
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Office Location for William C. Jeanney

6900 South McCarran Blvd.
Suite 2000
Reno, NV 89509

Phone: 775-335-9999

Fax: 775-335-9993

Last Updated: 4/16/2020

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