Kamer Zucker Abbott • Las Vegas, Nevada
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|Kamer Zucker Abbott
3000 West Charleston Boulevard, Suite 3
Las Vegas, Nevada 89102
Ms. Zucker has over twenty years? experience representing Nevada companies in labor and employment law matters, counseling clients that have included public agencies as well as companies in virtually every Nevada industry, and representing them before trial and appellate courts as well as most federal and state regulatory agencies. In 2001, before the United States Supreme Court, she was lead counsel securing a victory for the nation?s sixth largest public school district in the sexual harassment-retaliation case of Clark County School District vs. Breeden, 121 S. Ct. 1508 (2001).
As part of her philosophy that businesses are better served by avoiding litigation, Ms. Zucker has long focused upon advising companies on the implementation of sound human resources policies and practices. This aspect of her practice includes the development and presentation of in-house training programs in such diverse areas as sexual harassment prevention, employment law, and union avoidance. A frequent seminar speaker, Ms. Zucker has lectured under the auspices of the State Bar of Nevada, PESI, Council on Education in Management, the Nevada District Judges Association, and the National Judicial College, and has been a presenter on employment and discrimination law issues for the management certification program of the Casino Management Association.
Ms. Zucker was recently recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law by Chambers USA client guide, and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 1994. She serves as a member of the Nevada Board of Bar Examiners and a Master of the Howard E. McKibben Nevada Inn of Court. Ms. Zucker also is a member of the Labor and Employment Law and Litigation Sections of the American Bar Association, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel. Ms. Zucker also served nine years as a Settlement Judge of the Nevada Supreme Court, and nine years as a member of the Southern Nevada Disciplinary Board of the State Bar of Nevada.
A dedicated traveler and amateur photographer, Ms. Zucker has journeyed with her husband Jeff, also an attorney, to diverse locales ranging from photographing icebergs in Greenland and Newfoundland, hiking the hills of Israel, Tuscany and British Columbia, to skiing at Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas? Lee Canyon.
- College: B.A., magna cum laude, University of Texas at San Antonio, 1980
- Law School: J.D., Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley, 1983
Bar AdmissionsSupreme Court of Nevada, 1984
U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1984
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1986
U.S. Supreme Court, 2000