Eric M. Pepperman

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  • Partner


Las Vegas, Nevada



(702) 385-6001


Eric Pepperman represents clients in a wide range of matters involving civil litigation at both the trial and appellate court levels.  His practice focuses on litigating actions involving product defects, wrongful death, catastrophic injuries, mass torts, eminent domain, and complex commercial disputes.  He has helped his clients recover hundreds of millions of dollars through settlements and judgments, including a nearly $10 million trial verdict against NV Energy on behalf of landowners in an eminent domain case.

Eric devotes the majority of his efforts toward representing individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries or who have experienced the wrongful death of a loved one.  He has successfully represented his clients in cases involving a wide variety of defective products, including bad pharmaceuticals, medical devices, tires, consumer propane cylinders, fuel pumps, vehicle components, and recreational sporting equipment.

Eric is active in the Nevada legal community.  He is a member of the Nevada Justice Association and served on the executive council for the Young Lawyers Section of the Nevada State Bar from 2012-2017.  He has also represented individuals pro bono before the Nevada Supreme Court, as well as in district court actions and arbitrations.  In 2016, Eric was a recipient of the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Badge of Excellence, an award given to attorneys who dedicate more than 100 hours toward pro bono services in a given year.

Prior to joining Kemp, Jones & Coulthard as an attorney in 2010, Eric was a law clerk to the Honorable Michael P. Villani, a judge in Nevada’s Eighth Judicial District Court.  Reported cases on which he has worked include: City of North Las Vegas v. 5th & Centennial, LLC, 331 P.3d 896 (Nev. 2014) and Morrison v. Health Plan of Nevada, 328 P.3d 1165 (Nev. 2014).

Areas Of Practice

  • Litigating Actions
  • Wrongful Death
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Mass Torts
  • Eminent Domain
  • Complex Commercial Disputes
  • Product Defects

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 2009
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 2009
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2014


  • William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada
    • J.D. - 2009
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Nevada, Reno
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • City of North Las Vegas v. 5th & Centennial, LLC, 331 P.3d 896 (Nev.), 2014
  • Morrison v. Health Plan of Nevada, 328 P.3d 1165 (Nev.), 2014

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Badge of Excellence

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Nevada Justice Association
  • Nevada State Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Executive Council Member, 2012 to 2017

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Michael P. Villani, Law Clerk