Since joining the Las Vegas office of McCormick Barstow LLP in 2014, Ms. Maxfield has practiced primarily in the area of civil litigation and is a member of the Tort Practice Group.
She assists with or is directly responsible for a wide array of civil cases through all phases of litigation, from pleadings, discovery, and motion practice to arbitration/trial. Ms. Maxfield’s experience includes obtaining successful defense verdicts in arbitrations and trials in various premises liability and personal injury matters, and defense of bad faith claims and violations of Nevada’s Unfair Claims Practices Act in federal and state courts.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Maxfield practiced at a small-sized firm representing clients in complex litigation in the areas of general liability insurance defense, construction defect, and medical malpractice. During law school, she worked as a student attorney in the Immigration Clinic representing clients seeking asylum and deferred action status. She also gained experience in drafting contracts while working as a law clerk with the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino General Counsel.
Ms. Maxfield is licensed to practice in all courts in the State of Nevada as well as the United States District Court for the District of Nevada.