Cheryl Wilson is a Senior Counsel in Tyson & Mendes’ Las Vegas office. She is a trial attorney primarily focused on civil defense of claims asserting negligence, product liability, professional liability, and business torts. She has been practicing in Nevada since 2002.
On behalf of a local gym sued in Clark County, Nevada, Ms. Wilson won a motion to dismiss on a claim for bilateral knee injuries due to plaintiff’s failure to state a valid theory of liability after making a pre-suit $1.25 million-dollar demand. While on appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court, the case settled for $12,500.00. On behalf of a casino in Clark County, Ms. Wilson obtained a defense verdict on a claim for loss of smell after walking into the glass exit door that rejected Plaintiff’s claim for $67,500.00 in damages. On behalf of an RV dealership in Washoe County, Ms. Wilson won summary judgment on a tort and contract subrogation claim by an insurance carrier for a fire loss. While the motion was pending, counsel for plaintiff offered to settle for 50% of the damages, which was rejected.
Ms. Wilson is a graduate of Michigan State University and Michigan State University College of Law. She is a member of the Michigan State Bar Association; the Nevada State Bar Association; and the Clark County Bar Association.
Ms. Wilson spends her time away from the office with her family or traveling. She also volunteers as a member of the Board of Directors for a non-profit and with local community organizations.