Anthem Injury Lawyers’ Partner Whit Selert Argued Before the Ninth Circuit
San Francisco, CA (March 2, 2020) – Partner at personal injury law firm Anthem Injury Lawyers, Whitney (“Whit”) Selert, appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Selert argued on the behalf of the Clark County Department of Aviation in an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) case, Lezama v. Clark County (9th Cir. Case No. 19-15447).
Selert previously won summary judgment on behalf of Clark County and the Clark County Department of Aviation in the district court against Lezama, an employee who brought an ADA claim against the County. Lezama appealed, and an argument was held before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
The Clark County Department of Aviation is part of the government of Clark County, Nevada. The McCarran International Airport and the four general aviation facilities in the Clark County Airport System are owned by Clark County. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is a federal court of appeals that has appellate jurisdiction.
Extensive Appellate Experience in Nevada & Federal Courts Whitney J. Selert received his law degree from the University of California at Davis School of Law. Whit focuses his practice on helping private and public entities throughout Nevada and Washington successfully navigate the complex rules, regulations and laws governing the labor/employment relationship. He has extensive appellate experience in state and federal courts, having successfully briefed and argued appellate cases before the Nevada Supreme Court, the Nevada Court of Appeals, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He also clerked for Ninth Circuit Judge Harry Pregerson.
About Anthem Injury Lawyers
Award-winning personal-injury law firm Anthem Injury Lawyers are a team of experienced, dedicated personal injury lawyers and case managers based in Henderson, NV serving Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Summerlin, Reno and Clark County. With over 25 years of experience, Anthem specializes in employment law and personal injury claims. They offer complimentary consultations.
Anthem Injury Lawyers has strong ties to Southern Nevada. Founding Partner Puneet K. Garg, Esq. and his parents moved to Southern Nevada in 1996. Puneet thereafter graduated from Green Valley High School. After attending the UNLV Honors College for two years, Puneet decided to finish his undergraduate studies in Accounting at the University of Arizona. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Puneet returned to Southern Nevada and attended the William S. Boyd School of Law at UNLV. Thereafter, Puneet clerked at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada. After this clerkship, Puneet clerked for the Supreme Court of Nevada.
Prior to founding Anthem Injury Lawyers, Founding Partner Anthony B. Golden, Esq. was also a clerk at the Supreme Court of Nevada. After his Supreme Court clerkship, Anthony joined a national law firm practicing commercial and business litigation. After a few years, Anthony transitioned to a national labor and employment law firm and became a partner at that firm. Anthony specialized in representing large and small businesses.