Las Vegas Trial Lawyer – Richard K. Hy

Richard K. Hy is an Associate Attorney at Eglet Adams. His practice primarily focuses on complex civil litigation including mass torts and class actions. When the Nevada Legislature is in session, Richard also works closely with the Nevada Justice Association advocating for legislation that protects consumers from false and misleading advertising, deceptive trade practices, and unsafe products.

Prior to joining Eglet Adams, Richard worked at the Office of the Nevada Secretary of State. He was appointed Deputy Secretary of State and tasked with overseeing Nevada’s elections division. In that role, Richard was responsible for election administration, campaign finance enforcement, candidate filings, and legislative affairs. His predecessor in that same position notably included Samuel L. Clemens, more commonly known by his pen name of “Mark Twain.”

Richard earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Gonzaga University School of Law. He received his undergraduate degrees, a B.S. in Sociology and a B.A. in Political Science, from the University of Utah. Richard has been named a Rising Star by Mountain States Super Lawyers from 2020-2023.

Representative matters:

  • Clark County v. Purdue Pharma et al. (representing Clark County and other Nevada political subdivisions bringing claims against the manufacturers and distributors for their misrepresentations regarding the safety and efficacy of opioids).
  • Prescott et al. v. Slide Fire Solutions LP (class action lawsuit brought against bump stock manufacturer related to 1 October shooting in Las Vegas for negligent misrepresentation and product liability claims).
  • LLE One et al. v. Facebook, Inc. (class action lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California against Facebook for deceptive trade practices related to allegations of inflating video advertisement metrics).
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