LAS VEGAS, NV—National civil defense firm Tyson & Mendes LLP announced the addition of Priscilla O’Briant as a partner in the firm’s Las Vegas office. O’Briant focuses her practice primarily on insurance coverage litigation, specializing in claims and lawsuits arising from first-party coverage disputes.
O’Briant brings over 15 years of experience and substantial knowledge defending insurers in bad faith litigation and advising insurers on the duty to defend and claims handling under Nevada law.
O’Briant served as a partner for Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP before joining Tyson & Mendes. In addition to her litigation experience, she has authored coverage opinions for clients and obtained summary judgement in declaratory relief actions on coverage issues. She has also sought and defended recovery of insurance funds through contribution actions.
O’Briant is a member of the Nevada State Bar Association and the Las Vegas Defense Lawyers. She is admitted to practice in Nevada and before the United States District Court for the State of Nevada.