Prescott Jones is a partner at Resnick & Louis. He represents businesses and individuals in all areas of complex civil litigation, including construction litigation, bodily injury, product liability, premises liability, commercial litigation, employment law, coverage, and real estate litigation. Additionally, Prescott advises his clients in the areas of contract law, employment law, and cannabis law. Prescott has extensive experience advising cannabis entities and investors throughout the United States and Canada on complex matters such as licensing agreements, joint ventures, purchase and sale agreements, and entity formation.
He also frequently speaks at CLEs and other speaking events involving topics important to his clients. During 2018, Prescott has presented on the topics of “Impact of Consumer Electronics Data on Liability Claims” at the PLRB Regional Adjusters Conference in Glendale, Arizona, and “Banking and Financing for the Marijuana Industry” at the Recreational Marijuana Business Law CLE in Las Vegas.
Related to his litigation practice, Prescott also has extensive appellate experience in front of the Nevada Supreme Court. Prescott’s appearances in front of the Nevada Supreme Court have resulted in published opinions addressing the extent to which Nevada’s Anti-SLAPP laws apply to statements that refer to separate litigation (Patin v. Lee, 134 Nev. Adv. Rep. 87 (2018)), whether Chapter 40 notices are required in litigation between a subcontractor and a supplier (Barrett v. Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct., 331 P.3d 892, 130 Nev. Adv. Rep. 65 (2014)), and whether a notice of appeal can be effective when it is filed prior to entry of the appealed order (Patin v. Lee, 394 P.3d 210 (2017)).
Mr. Jones is “AV Preeminent” rated on Martindale-Hubbell for Business Law, Construction Litigation, and General Civil Litigation, and was selected as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2019. While in law school, he served as a Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review, a Senior Member of the Buffalo Moot Court Board, and a Senior Associate Member of the Jessup Moot Court Board. He graduated from law school in the top quarter of his class and was admitted to the Nevada Bar the same year. Prescott is admitted to and has appeared in all Nevada courts, including the Nevada Supreme Court and the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. In his free time, Prescott is an avid hockey player and enjoys hiking at Red Rock Canyon.