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Jason Hicks

Jason Hicks is a member of the firm’s Litigation group and focuses his practice on the representation of clients in complex civil litigation matters. Jason’s litigation experience ranges across multiple areas of law, with an emphasis on business and commercial disputes. He also represents clients in actions involving breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, employment, trademark, False Claims Act suits, financial services and general liability matters, across a wide array of industries such as casino, entertainment, banking, aviation, construction, restaurant, and media.

Jason’s experience also includes the representation of individuals and businesses charged with various white collar criminal offenses, such as healthcare and financial fraud, extortion, money laundering, structuring, and conspiracies.

Jason has represented clients at all stages of litigation including at trial, sentencing, and on appeal.


  • Commercial Litigation
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Labor and employment


Esperienze Professionali - Attività Accademiche

  • Obtained dismissal of all claims on behalf of professional football player in federal lawsuit concerning allegations of misconduct in a casino.
  • Obtained dismissal of all claims on behalf of human resources executive in employment action.
  • Obtained full dismissal on behalf of former limited liability company member in lawsuit alleging breach of operating agreement and fraudulent transfer of land valued at $50 million.
  • Represented production company in breach of contract suit brought by entertainer related to Las Vegas residency.
  • Represented consignment company in lawsuit by former employees for unpaid wages and tortious discharge.
  • Represented hemp company in investigation and seizure of product by state authorities, including obtaining dismissal and return of all product.
  • Represented hotel in investigation by state authorities concerning worker’s compensation issues.
  • Represented transportation company in dispute challenging actions by state regulatory authority.
  • Represented tech start-up company and its executive officers in defeating motion for injunction related to breach of contract suit by former vendor.
  • Member of defense team in three-and-a-half week jury trial of well-known entertainer.°
  • Part of trial team that obtained an acquittal on all counts after a six-day jury trial in a federal Hobbs Act case.°
  • Obtained settlement for real estate company sued by the United States in a case alleging violations of the False Claims Act.°
  • Obtained sentence of probation with no term of incarceration in illegal gambling and structuring case involving over $1.3 million in alleged transactions.°
  • Obtained sentence of probation with no term of incarceration in federal money laundering and structuring case related to the operation of a medical practice.°
  • Obtained sentence of probation with no term of incarceration in federal tax evasion case.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Hicks prior to him joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.


  • Laurea magistrale in Giurisprudenza, Villanova University School of Law, 2013
    • Civil Justice Clinic
  • B.S., University of Nevada, Reno, 2010
Tirocinio presso una Corte
  • Hon. James C. Mahan, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, 2013-2014
  • Nevada
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit