Whitney D. Derrah joins Argentum Law following her appointment by Governor Brian Sandoval to serve as an Administrative Law Judge for the State of Nevada. Ms. Derrah has the experience and expertise to assist with nearly any civil legal matter. She specializes in general civil litigation and family law matters including business disputes, contract and quasi contract disputes, torts, employment law, divorce, child custody and protective orders. In addition to being experienced in all aspects of negotiations, Ms. Derrah has significant experience assisting clients at the administrative, trial and appellate level in all aspects of business matters.
Ms. Derrah approaches her cases with a client-centered approach, always seeking to maintain her reputation as a dedicated, responsive, astute legal advisor. Ms. Derrah has been recognized for her excellence as an attorney in industry publications such as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars as well as through her appointment to the Nevada administrative judiciary. Ms. Derrah is personally and professionally dedicated to her clients and to prudently serving their best interests – with regard to their businesses and their families.
Ms. Derrah graduated, manga cum laude, from Pepperdine University and obtained her judicial doctorate degree from Marquette University School of Law. She has served as past president of the Reno Chapter of the Flying Doctors volunteer organization and as a member of the Bruce R. Thompson Chapter of the American Inn’s of Court as well as the Northern Nevada Women’s Lawyers Association. She is a member of the State Bar Litigation, Administrative Law and Family Law chapters.