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Ellen Winograd, esq. joins Woodburn and Wedge as shareholder



Woodburn and Wedge, a Nevada-based independent law firm, has announced that Ellen Winograd, Esq. has joined the firm as a shareholder. Licensed in California and Nevada, Winograd works extensively in employment law, transportation (litigation and regulatory) and commercial litigation.

Winograd graduated from Stanford University at the age of 20 with a B.A. in Sociology and obtained her J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of Law three years after. In 1984, she became an Associate with Beckley Singleton, DeLanoy, Jemison and List, a Nevada civil insurance defense firm. In 1990, Winograd joined Laxalt and Nomura, a Nevada insurance defense firm, where she became an equity Shareholder in 1993.

Winograd then served as the Reno managing partner for the California-based firm Curiale, Dellaverson, Hirschfeld and Kraemer from 2004 to 2005 and the opened her own civil defense law practice in Reno. In 2007, The Law Offices of Ellen Jean Winograd merged with the Law Office of Charles R. Zeh, forming Zeh and Winograd.

Winograd frequently speaks on Continuing Legal Education (CLE) panels and has served on several non-profit boards including serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Artown, Northern Nevada’s premiere Arts Organization.

About Woodburn and Wedge:

Established in 1918, Woodburn and Wedge is one of Nevada’s largest independent and general practice law firms. Its attorneys concentrate on litigation, corporate law, commercial law, real estate law, mining law, water law, environmental law, bankruptcy, utility law, and public and private land use law. The firm also has broad experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, probate and trust litigation and tax law. Several of the firm’s attorneys devote a substantial portion of their practices to family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, child custody, spousal support and family mediation.

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