Tamer B. Botros is a Partner in the Las Vegas office. Mr. Botros was the Senior Litigation Counsel for Yellow Checker Star Transportation (YCS) the largest taxicab company in Clark County, Nevada. Mr. Botros represented YCS from May 2011 to July 2018 in complex, high exposure civil litigation matters involving personal injury claims before state and federal court, in appellate matters before the Nevada Supreme Court, as well as before alternative resolution forums such as arbitrations and mediations. He obtained his BA in Political Science from San Jose State University and JD from Sydney University Law School in Sydney, Australia. Mr. Botros was admitted to the Nevada bar in May 2011. He has successfully litigated cases from inception to resolution, including analyzing complex issues of law. He advised company officers and Board of Directors regarding litigation strategy and tactics.
Mr. Botros defended YCS in the civil conspiracy case involving allegations of diversion by taxicab drivers filed by two gentlemen’s club in Las Vegas. He also was the lead counsel and defended YCS in the largest class action case in the history of Nevada involving over 7,000 taxicab drivers pertaining to minimum wage. He argued the landmark case of Thomas v. Nevada Yellow Cab Corp., 327 P.3d 518 (Nev. 2014) before the Nevada Supreme Court.
Mr. Botros authored an article on this novel and extremely complex case which dealt with the issue of “implied repeal” and was published in the Vegas Legal Magazine in December 2017 edition www.vegaslegalmagazine.com/ thomas-v-nevada-yellow-cab-2014/. Mr. Botros has successfully brought awareness to Nevada of the “McHaffie Rule,” which is a major topic of discussion to corporations defending claims of negligent hiring, training, retention and supervision. He became the first Nevada attorney to have a Clark County District Court Judge adopt the “McHaffie Rule”, Dobrev. v. Kahsay and Nevada Star Cab Corp, Eighth Judicial District Court Case No. A-16-733037-C. Mr. Botros was recently awarded the Lawyers of Distinction title.