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Reno Office
Telephone: (775) 329-5600
Facsimile: (775) 348-8300

Practice Areas

  • Business and Corporate
  • Commercial Landlord / Tenant
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Condemnation / Eminent Domain
  • Natural Resources / Agriculture
  • Real Estate Law & Litigation
  • Water Law


RICHARD D. WILLIAMSON is a partner admitted to the state bars of Nevada and California as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada. Mr. Williamson received his undergraduate degree from the University of San Diego in 2002, where he obtained a B.A. in History. He received his J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law in 2005, where he was Managing Editor of the Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.

Mr. Williamson has represented clients in numerous jury trials, bench trials, arbitration hearings, mediations, and administrative proceedings. Although he regularly represents publicly-traded companies and other large corporations, his clients also include small businesses and individuals. He is the author of several published articles on topics such as commercial leasing and civil litigation procedure and has presented educational seminars to groups of other lawyers and to non-legal professionals.

Mr. Williamson is currently a member of the Washoe County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Western Trial Lawyers Association. He also contributes a great deal of his time to volunteer activities. His professional commitments include serving on the State Bar of Nevada’s Northern Nevada Disciplinary Board, serving as a member of the Editorial Board for the Nevada Lawyer magazine, and holding various leadership positions within the American Bar Association. In an effort to serve his community, he also volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada and frequently participates in the Washoe County Law Library’s “Lawyer in the Library” program. Mr. Williamson has previously served as a member of the Nevada Trial Lawyers Association and the American Inns of Court.

Mr. Williamson began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Brent Adams of the Second Judicial District Court for the State of Nevada. His practice now focuses on Real Estate Law and Complex Civil Litigation.


  • Washington College of Law
    • Washington, D.C.
    • J.D., 2005
    • Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Managing Editor
    • Moot Court Honor Society
  • University of San Diego
    • San Diego, CA
    • B.A., 2002


  • Nevada, 2006
  • California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court – Nevada, 2006


  • American Bar Association
  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Western Trial Lawyers Association