Contact:  (775) 688-3005, ewinograd@woodburnandwedge.com

Ellen Jean Winograd practices primarily in the areas of employment law, transportation (litigation and regulatory) and insurance defense litigation. She is licensed in California and Nevada. She is a shareholder with the firm. 

EDUCATION

  • Juris Doctor, University of California, Hastings College of Law, 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Stanford University, 1980

ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of California, 1983
  • State Bar of Nevada, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Central and Northern California, 1992

DECISIONS

  • Green v. Robinson Nevada Min. Co., 2014 WL 880903 (D.Nev. 2014)
  • Ryan’s Express, Inc. v. Amador Stage Lines, 279 P.3d. 166 (Nev. 2012)
  • Bade v. Courtesy Oldsmobile, Inc., 2006 WL 679900 (9th Cir. 2006),
  • cert. den.127 S.Ct. 496 (2006)
  • Hays Home Delivery v. Employers' Insurance Company of Nevada, 31 P.3d 367 (Nev. 2001)
  • Ray v. Continental Western Ins. Co., 920 F.Supp. 1094 (D.Nev. 1996)
  • Bradshaw v. Golden Road, Inc., 885 F.Supp. 1370 (D.Nev. 1995)
  • Drucker v. O'Brien's Moving and Storage, 963 F.2d 1171 (9th Cir. 1992)
  • Estate of Young v. Larry Holmes, 134 F.R.D. 291 (D.Nev. 1991)
  • Drucker v. O'Brien's Moving and Storage, 745 F.Supp. 616 (D.Nev. 1990)
  • Moore v. Landmark Hotel Casino, 757 P.2d 361 (Nev. 1988)

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Cazadero Performing Arts Camp Board of Trustees, 2010 - Present, V.P. 2012 - Present
  • Artown Board of Directors, 2005 - 2010, Chair 2008 - 2009
  • Congregation Temple Sinai Board of Trustees, 2005 - 2008
  • North Lake Tahoe Symphony Association Board of Directors, 1993 - 1997

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Washoe County Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Transportation Practitioners
  • Transportation Lawyers' Association

PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS

  • “Pregnancy & Maternity Leave: Balancing Family and Work”; Panel Presentation, State Bar of Nevada 2nd ANNUAL WOMEN IN THE LAW CONFERENCE, June 2014
  • “Protected Employee Classification “Gender-Identity Or Expression.” Are Employers in Compliance?” Northern Nevada Business Law Weekly, Nov. 2013
  • “Things to Consider for Company-Paid Moves”, Northern Nevada Business Weekly, June 2012
  • “Happy Holidays: A Joyous Time for Employees or a Litigation Trap for Employers?”, Northern Nevada Business Law Guide, Sept. 2011
  • “Liability Nightmares Music Teachers Never Thought of, But Should Have. . .”, Nevada Music Educators’ Association, Annual Meeting, 2005

Ms. Winograd also speaks on CLE panels and appears before legal and lay audiences addressing a variety of topics.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Business and Commercial

Employment

  • Employer/Employee Relations

Litigation

  • Business Litigation
  • General Civil Litigation

Transportation Law

  • Regulatory Issues
  • Interstate Transport