New Attorney Positions Available

As the work continues to come in and the firm continues to grow, we are happy to announce we are seeking three new full-time attorneys to join our legal team.  We seek attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their academic, professional, and personal pursuits, and who show promise for practicing law with the highest standards of professional competence and integrity. We offer a competitive salary, health benefits, and insurance programs.  To view more information on the attorney positions below please click “The Firm” tab and select careers.

  • Transactional Attorney 
  • Estate Planning & Probate Attorney 
  • Litigation Attorney 

If you are interested in learning more about this position and feel you are qualified please, submit resume, references and cover letter to

Black & LoBello Attorneys Named 2016 Best Lawyers in America by its Peers

Black & LoBello Attorneys Selected to The 2016 Best Lawyers in America by its Peers

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 18, 2015) – Black & LoBello is proud to announce that three (3) of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for the inclusion in the 22nd edition of the Best Lawyers in America. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The attorneys selected to the list were litigation attorneys Maximiliano D. Couvillier, III for Commercial Litigation, Todd E. Kennedy for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation - Construction, Litigation – Antitrust, and Brigid M. Higgins for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Maximiliano D. Couvillier is an accomplished litigation attorney who currently serves as the Chair of the Commercial Litigation Department at Black & LoBello. Max’s practice focuses on commercial matters, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions, shareholder disputes, intellectual property, class actions, real estate and appeals. Max was also named to the 2015 Legal Elite by the Nevada Business Magazine as well as the 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyer.

Todd E. Kennedy specializes in commercial litigation, including contracts, products liability, corporate governance/shareholder disputes, and anti-trust litigation. Todd’s impressive legal work has earned him many professional honors, such as, the 2015 Legal Elite by the Nevada Business Magazine and the 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyers in which he received for the third consecutive year. In addition to being included to Best Lawyers in America, Todd was also named the Best Lawyers’ 2016 Las Vegas Litigation - Intellectual Property, “Lawyer of the Year.”

Brigid M. Higgins who recently joined Black & LoBello from one of Nevada’s oldest and largest firms, Gordon Silver, is a well-respected bankruptcy and litigation attorney. Brigid is widely regarded amongst her clients and peers for her keen business knowledge and ability to successfully handle complex insolvency, reorganization, and creditor’s rights cases. Brigid was named to the 2015 Mountain States Super Lawyer which she has received for the 8th consecutive year, 2007-2015. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.  


Black & LoBello Announces New Litigation Associate!!

Todd E. Kennedy, Esq.

Las Vegas, NV - Todd Kennedy specializes in complex commercial litigation, governance/shareholder disputes, antitrust, entertainment law and First Amendment law. His clients are as diverse as his practice and range from news stations, to boxing promoters and business start-ups. Todd spent almost 20 years at Lionel Sawyer and was eagerly recruited during the recent changes at Lionel Sawyer. Todd is very enthusiastic about joining Black & LoBello, “I had choices on where I would go and I chose Black & LoBello because of their rising trajectory and focus on giving clients superior service focused on quality and efficiency.”

With some of the recent changes in the Nevada legal landscape, Black & LoBello has proven to be a leading choice for skilled lawyers looking for a high quality community based firm. The Firm’s family and insurance attorneys, Michele LoBello, John Jones and Mike Ryan, are among the best litigators in Nevada. With the addition of Todd Kennedy and Max Couvillier, Black & LoBello’s commercial litigation department ascends to new heights. Todd and Max both have the highest and most prestigious peer review rating (AV-Preeminent) in competence and ethics from the industry trusted Martindale-Hubbell and are recognized as Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation. “I am thrilled with the addition of Todd Kennedy to Black & LoBello and the development of our strategic growth plan,” said Tisha Black, Managing Partner. “There will be more big news to come in 2015!”

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