Robert E. McPeak

Robert’s knowledge and skills are acknowledged by Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, National Law Journal Trailblazers, and Mountain States Super Lawyers. He has received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating™ from Martindale-Hubbell, marking him as a top-rated professional in his field. Feedback from clients to Chambers researchers highlights Robert as “intelligent, thorough and ensures our interests are protected.” Others note his “vast experience across the state, responsiveness, and serious approach to matters.” Praised for his “knowledge beyond his years, especially in development projects,” he is considered highly respected. Clients find Robert to be a “smart and pleasant lawyer to work with” who is “fantastic from a technical perspective,” adept at navigating complex issues, and providing outstanding assistance in real estate lease matters.

Robert’s comprehensive real estate practice covers all aspects of property acquisition, financing, development, management, leasing, and sales. He has worked with a wide range of commercial property types, including retail, office, industrial, multifamily, planned communities, condominiums, mixed-use developments, casinos, hotels, and time-share projects. Additionally, he has valuable experience in real property tax appeals.


  • J.D., cum laude, Boston University School of Law
  • A.B., with distinction, University of Michigan

Areas Of Practice

Our real estate practice is one of the largest in the American West, including Arizona, California, Colorado and Nevada with experience in all aspects of the real estate development process, from due diligence, acquisition and finance, through land use permitting and entitlements, to leasing and sale.

Awards and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, since 2013
  • National Law Journal – Real Estate/Construction Law Trailblazers, 2022
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Real Estate Law, Band 3 in 2022-2023, Up & Coming in 2020-2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America – Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Law, 2021-2024
  • Vegas Inc – “Top Lawyers” in Southern Nevada in Environmental Law, 2023, 2022, the only lawyer on the Environmental Law list
  • Business Today – “Top 10 Influential Nevada Real Estate Lawyers Making Waves in 2023”
  • Mentor in Real Estate Recognition, Lied Center for Real Estate, Lee Business School at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, 2023
  • Mountain States Super Lawyers Magazine – Rising Star, 2012-2017
  • Desert Companion’s Southern Nevada’s Top Lawyers


  • Mentor, Lied Center for Real Estate, Lee Business School at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Member, Foundation for Natural Resources and Energy Law
  • Member, State Bar of Nevada, Real Property Law Section
  • Member, NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association), Southern Nevada Chapter, served on Government Affairs Committee, Programs Committee and Education Committee
  • Developing Leaders Institute Class of 2013-2014


  • Nevada