David Blake

Dave Blake is a partner with Clear Counsel Law Group. He joined the firm in 2017. He represents businesses and individuals in contract, fraud, business tort, and probate/estate litigation. Before joining Clear Counsel, Dave worked at a boutique litigation law firm with some of the most experienced and respected attorneys in Las Vegas and represented some of Nevada’s prominent businesses. Dave has won cases in state and federal court at trial and on appeal with the Nevada Supreme Court and the 9th Circuit.

Dave is from Blanding, Utah (population 3,375), and likes spending time with his wife and four kids. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Caracas, Venezuela.

Representative experience

  • persuaded Nevada Supreme court to reverse judgment against client in excess of $1 million
  • persuaded 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to affirm judgment in favor of client
  • first chaired trial and defeated claims of personal liability against clients
  • represented Macanese subsidiary of prominent Nevada casino operator in breach-of-contract dispute against former officer
  • represented prominent private school in dispute over more than $2 million in damages with estate of former board member
  • obtained favorable settlement for business owner in breach-of-contract and fiduciary duty claims against business partner
  • represented numerous businesses in non-compete disputes, including prominent national corporation against a competitor
  • defended several businesses in derivative litigation by shareholders
  • obtained confession of judgment in embezzlement dispute against client’s business partner
  • obtained arbitration award in favor of client general contractor against subcontractors

Areas of Practice

  • Business and contract litigation
  • Ownership disputes
  • Non-compete litigation
  • Probate and trust litigation
  • Fraud, fiduciary duty, and theft claims
  • Probate and trust litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2008


  • Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
    • J.D.
    • B.A. – English