Las Vegas, NV (October 22, 2012)Lionel Sawyer & Collins has been awarded top prize in the small company category in the 2012 ―Best Places to Work in Southern Nevada‖ awards program sponsored by the Southern Nevada Human Resources Association. The Southern Nevada Human Resource Association recognizes top Southern Nevada employers for innovative human resources practices and programs. Lionel Sawyer & Collins was honored at the 11th annual awards banquet held on October 12, 2012, attended by an audience of 200 nominees, association members and guests. Previously, the Firm had been named as the third-place winner in the 2011 and 2006 ―Best Places to Work‖ awards events in its category. A panel of expert judges selects the top three organizations in each of five size-based categories (ranging from ―micro‖—under 100 employees, to ―mega‖—over 5,000 employees). Lionel Sawyer & Collins was the only law firm to be honored among the entrants. ―We appreciate receiving this recognition from our peers at the Southern Nevada Human Resources Association,‖ said Rebecca Pamias-Sellers, Executive Director, Lionel Sawyer & Collins. ―Our success is due to the team work of everyone at the Firm. It is an honor to support our dedicated staff.‖

About the Southern Nevada Human Resource Association

The Southern Nevada Human Resources Association (SNHRA) is the premier professional association for human resource professionals in the southern part of the region. SNHRA has nearly 300 members, representing more than 200 organizations. While affiliated with SHRM, the organization operates independently to provide a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities for human resource professionals in the Las Vegas valley.

About Lionel Sawyer & Collins

Nevada’s largest private law firm, Lionel Sawyer & Collins offers a full range of legal services, including gaming and regulatory law, litigation, government relations, commercial transactions, labor and employment law, environmental, bankruptcy, banking, trusts and estates, health care and corporate law. Celebrating its 45th year, Lionel Sawyer & Collins has offices in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City. For more information about Lionel Sawyer & Collins’ practice and attorneys, please visit and our most recent ―Year in Review‖