Whitney Jay Selert

Of Counsel

Las Vegas Office

(702) 862-3810 phone
(702) 252-7411 fax

wselert@laborlawyers.com




Education

  • University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, CA
    J.D. 1994
  • Brigham Young University,
    Provo, UT
    B.A. 1991, magna cum laude

Whit Selert is a Senior Of Counsel member in our dynamic Las Vegas office, which sees some of the most interesting and complicated cases in the Country. 

Whit specializes in helping private and public entities throughout Nevada successfully navigate the complex rules, regulations and laws governing the labor/employment relationship and is valued by our clients for his ability to quickly and efficiently identify and troubleshoot problems when possible and his effective defense advocacy when necessary. 

In addition to representing employers in administrative hearings, Whit also has extensive litigation experience in both State and Federal Courts and regularly arbitrates on behalf of private and public entities pursuant to State and Federal Labor Laws.

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada

Court Admissions

Supreme Court of Nevada
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Reported Cases

Caesar's Palace adv. Culinary Workers Local 226, 132 LA 786 (Arb. June 2013)

Nye County adv. Nye County Law Enforcement Association, 129 LA 1066 (Arb. Sept. 2011)

Nichols v. Byrd, 435 F. Supp. 2d 1101 (D. Nev. 2006)

Mack v. Ashlock, 112 Nev. 1062, 921 P.2d 1258 (1996)

Professional Activities

American Bar Association
Association of Defense Counsel, Northern California and Nevada
Defense Research Institute

News/Media

Quotes and Soundbites

Halloween Costumes and Parties in the Workplace
October 15, 2011

Community

Board of Directors, American Youth Literacy Foundation

Education

  • University of California at Davis School of Law, Davis, CA
    J.D. 1994
  • Brigham Young University,
    Provo, UT
    B.A. 1991, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada