Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd.

Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd.

Las Vegas business law firm brings professionalism and experience to each case

Firm Overview

Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. is an AV Preeminent full service law firm founded in 1998 by Jeffrey R. Sylvester and Donald T. Polednak. Our firm is committed to the highest level of professionalism and excellence in the representation of clients in Nevada. We practice in the areas of creditor rights in bankruptcy, commercial litigation and commercial transactions, all areas of civil litigation and eminent domain. We also represent clients in all aspects of commercial leasing. Our lawyers and support staff work together as a cohesive team to ensure our clients receive the best possible representation.

Our commitment is reflected in the time and attention we spend with each client so that we have a thorough understanding of the facts and are able to identify the best strategies for each individual case.

-Reputation for professionalism - Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. has an outstanding reputation, having earned the widely respected AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. We bring outstanding skill and experience to each case.
-Quality representation Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. thoroughly studies the facts and identifies innovative strategies tailored to each case. We are proactive and dedicated to getting the best outcomes for our clients.
-Outstanding client service Our firm's reputation has also been built on superior client care. We consider ourselves privileged to be making a difference in the lives and businesses of our clients.
-Extensive experience We bring years of experience to each case. We draw on our extensive courtroom experience and case histories for our clients, even in the toughest cases.

Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. has a diverse law practice, but we concentrate on representing institutional lenders in foreclosure, bankruptcy, real estate, and related transactional and civil litigation matters. The firm has an additional concentration in the area of eminent domain. We serve clients in the following areas of practice:
-Creditor rights in bankruptcy
-Commercial litigation and transaction
-Eminent domain
-Civil litigation
-Family law
-Construction defect
Main Office
Main Office
1731 Village Center Circle
Las Vegas  NV  89134
Phone
  • 702-952-5200
Websites
Business
Aggressive Nevada Commercial Law Firm Fights for Business Clients
Commercial litigators protect clients' rights in business contracts and transactions
The commercial marketplace is continually changing. Businesses in the 21st century need an experienced commercial law attorney who keeps up with commercial and legal trends and their interplay.

For more than ten years, business owners and entrepreneurs have turned to Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. in Las Vegas because of our reputation for understanding our clients' needs and for tailoring innovative strategies to fulfill them. We monitor our clients' businesses in order to counsel them on risk management and best practices.

Knowledgeable about all aspects of commercial law and litigation
Our firm represents business clients in all types of commercial matters throughout Nevada. Our lawyers draft and help enforce business contracts of every type, and we agressively litigate when necessary.

The firm's commercial law services include:
-Contract litigation
-Contract preparation
-Contract review
-Dispute resolution
-Franchise agreements
-Injunctions
-Insurance claims
-Insurance disputes
-Non-compete agreements
-Non-disclosure contracts
-Purchases and sales of businesses
-Real estate lease, purchase and sale agreements
-Restrictive covenants

Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for clients. Sometimes this means negotiating a resolution outside of court. At other times, complex, persistent litigation is required. In either instance, Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. strives to provide the most effective, efficient representation.

Jeffrey R. Sylvester

Mr. Sylvester is a founding partner and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has extensive experience representing lenders, banks and other institutions in creditor bankruptcy, unlawful detainers and mortgage-related litigation. He also represents clients in eminent domain cases and all aspects of commercial and civil litigation.

Practice areas
-Creditor rights in bankruptcy
-Commercial litigation and transactions
-Eminent domain
-Civil litigation

Bar admissions
-Nevada, 1991

Honors
-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
-Mountain States Super Lawyers, Bankruptcy (2013)


Education
-J.D., cum laude, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, 1991
-B.A., University of Nevada at Reno, 1987

Professional associations
-Clark County Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-Nevada Trial Lawyers Association

Articles
-Assistant Articles Editor, Cooley Law Review.
-Author: Note, "Stevens v. McLouth Steel Products Corp., The Application of the Successor Doctrine to Employment Discrimination," 7-1 Cooley L. Rev. 85, 1990
-"Your Honor May I Ask a Question?" 7-2 Cooley L. Rev. 213, 1990.
Education
  • Thomas M. Cooley School of Law
    Juris Doctorate

Donald T. Polednak

Mr. Polednak is a founding partner of Sylvester & Polednak, Ltd. He has extensive experience representing lenders, banks and other institutions in all aspects relating to the firm's transactional practice. Mr. Polednak's vast experience in business formation and reorganization assists clients in a wide variety of real estate matters. Mr. Polednak also has extensive experience representing clients in aspects related to real estate development and commercial leasing. Mr. Polednak also has extensive experience in all areas of bankruptcy and civil litigation.

Practice areas
-Creditor rights in bankruptcy
-Commercial Leases (landlords and tenants)
-Commercial transactions
-Real Estate
-Eminent Domain

Bar admissions
-Nevada, 1992

Education
-J.D., Washburn University, 1992 (Member, Washburn Law Journal, Washburn University)
-B.S., Finance, with honors, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 1988

Professional associations
-Clark County Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-State Bar of Nevada
-Nevada Trial Lawyers

Articles
-Author: "Is The Secured Creditor Really Secure? A Survey of Remedies and Sanctions for a Debtor's Unauthorized Use of Cash Collateral in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy," 31 Washburn Law Journal 344, 1992.
-Contributing Author: "Lender Liability in Nevada," National Business Institute, 1990; "Structuring and Documenting Secured Real Estate Transactions to Simplify Foreclosures and Deed of Trust Enforcement," NBI, 1993.
Education
  • Washburn University
    Juris Doctorate , 1992

Allyson R. Noto

Ms. Noto is a partner with Sylvester & Polednak and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She is an experienced civil litigator with an emphasis on commercial litigation. She is also experienced in the areas of construction defect and family law.

Practice areas
-Commercial litigation
-Construction defect
-Civil litigation
-Family law
-Creditor rights in bankruptcy

Bar admissions
-Nevada, 2002

Honors
-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
-2013 Top Lawyers - Vegas, Inc.
-Named as one of the "Legal Elite 2014: Top Attorneys in Southern Nevada", Nevada Business Magazine, 2014

Education
-J.D., cum laude, Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 2002
-Co-Champion, Brigham Young University Mock Trial Team, 2002
-Mediator/Instructor, Brigham Young University Mediation Center, 2000-2002
-B.A., Idaho State University, 1999

Professional associations
-Clark County Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-State Bar of Nevada
-Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys
Education
  • Brigham Young University
    Juris Doctorate , 2002

Kelly L. Kindelan

Ms. Kindelan is an associate attorney with Sylvester & Polednak and is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She is an experienced civil litigator with an emphasis on commercial litigation. She is also experienced in the area of construction defect.

Practice areas
-Creditor rights in bankruptcy
-Commercial litigation
-Civil Litigation
-Construction Defect

Bar admissions
Nevada, 2007

Honors
-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
-Named as one of the "Legal Elite 2013: Top Attorneys in Southern Nevada", Nevada Business Magazine, 2013
-Named as one of the "Legal Elite 2014: Top Attorneys in Southern Nevada", Nevada Business Magazine, 2014

Education
-J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law
-B.A., Georgian Court College, 2002
-Professional associations
-Clark County Bar Association
-American Bar Association
-State Bar of Nevada
-American Inns of Court
Education
  • Roger Williams University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate

Matthew T. Kneeland

Practice areas
-Creditor rights in bankruptcy
-Commercial litigation
-Eminent domain
-Civil litigation

Bar admissions
-Nevada, 2010

Education
-J.D., cum laude, University of Baltimore, 2010
-B.A., cum laude, Towson University, 2005
Education
  • University of Baltimore
    Juris Doctorate , 2010

Ryan W. Daniels

Mr. Daniels is an associate attorney at Sylvester & Polednak. Prior to joining the Sylvester & Polednak firm, Mr. Daniels worked in the areas of oil and gas law and attorney ethics.

Practice areas
-Commercial litigation
-Civil litigation

Bar admissions
-Nevada, 2013
-Texas, 2010

Education
-J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
-B.A., Brigham Young University, 2006

Professional associations
-Clark County Bar Association
-State Bar of Nevada

Articles
-The Gay Religion, 19 So. Cal. Interdisciplinary L.J. 129 (2009)(Reconciling the conflict between gay rights and religious ideology by suggesting that gay rights are kin to religions rights).
Education
  • University of Southern California
    Juris Doctorate
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