Michael A. Royal
About Michael A. Royal
Born in San Antonio, Texas, 1960. Admitted to Nevada bar 1991 and to Utah bar in 1992. Received Bachelor of Arts from Brigham Young University in 1983, cum laude. Received MBA from University of Nevada at Las Vegas in 1988. Received Juris Doctorate from J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University in 1991. Served as Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Roger L. Hunt, U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Nevada, 1992-1993; and for the Hon. John C. Mowbray, Chief Justice, Nevada Supreme Court, 1991-1992. Member: State Bar of Nevada; Utah State Bar; American Bar Association; Arbitrator, court-annexed arbitration program for the Eighth Judicial District Court, Pro-Tem Justice of the Peace and Short Trial Judge.
Mr. Royal has extensive trial and litigation experience before local courts and state administrative tribunals, and has distinguished himself as a premier litigator in the State of Nevada, with an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. During the course of his career, Mr. Royal has had the opportunity to advise and represent numerous businesses and individuals, ranging from large hotel/casino/resort properties to individual homeowners. He has been able to provide this advice and counsel on numerous issues ranging from risk management liability to insurance coverage, and while overseeing the defense of accidents involving catastrophic injuries. In addition to Mr. Royal’s litigation experience, he authored the following publications: “Amalgam Fillings & Dentistry: Do Patients Have a Right to Informed Consent?” 2 Risk: Issues in Health and Safety 141 (April 1991); “Utah Governmental Immunity Act & Government Hospitals; Candemarin v. University Hospital,” 4 BYU J. of Public Law 487 (1990). Mr. Royal is an experienced attorney capable of handling a wide variety of legal matters.
- Premises Liability
- Insurance Defense/Bad Faith
- General liability litigation
- Business Risk Management
- Workers Compensation Defense and Subrogation
- Commercial Landord/Tenant
- Appellate Practice
- Private Mediation and Arbitration