Kristopher T. Zeppenfeld


Office: 702-222-4104


Kristopher joined the firm in August 2010, and is a partner in the litigation practice group, working primarily in the areas of commercial, corporate, real property, and catastrophic injury. In 2017, Kristopher earned Martindale Hubbell’s Preeminent AV Rating upon his first submission for eligibility. He received his B.S.B.A., cum laude, from Boston University in 2006. He received his Juris Doctrate from the William S. Boyd School of Law in 2010, where he served as a staffer for the Nevada Law Journal and worked as a student attorney for the Ninth Circuit Appellate Clinic. He was awarded the CALI Award for Excellence for Lawyering Process I and earned Dean’s List Honors. Kris also worked as a clerk for the Federal Public Defenders’ Office and as a clerk for MGM Resorts International’s Corporate Legal Department.

  • Boston University (B.S.B.A., cum laude, 2006)
  • William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D. 2010, Nevada Law Journal, Dean’s List Honors, CALI Award-Lawyering Process I)
Bar Admissions
  • State Bar of Nevada (2010); United States District Court for the District of Nevada (2010)
  • Nevada Business Magazine ‘Legal Elite’ (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Nevada Business Magazine ‘ Best Up and Coming Attorneys’ (2015)
Professional Activities & Affiliations
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers
Reported Cases
  • Dent v. Holder, 627 F.3d 365 (9th Cir. 2010)
  • Humphries v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court of State, 312 P.3d 484, 129 Nev.Adv.Rep. 85 (Nev. 2013)
Recent Accomplishments
  • Obtained award of Summary Judgment in Humphries, et al. v. New York-New York Hotel and Casino