July 5, 2012
-- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Jennifer Hargis
, an associate in its Las Vegas office, has been elected to the board of directors of S.A.F.E House.
S.A.F.E. House was established in 1994 by a group of community leaders concerned about the needs of battered women and their children. Today, through safe shelter, support, advocacy, counseling and community education, the organization provides a comprehensive approach to working with families to Stop Abuse in the Family Environment.
“I’m honored and humbled to be elected to serve S.A.F.E. House and to support their important work for women and families in Clark County and Southern Nevada,” Hargis said. “Working with S.A.F.E. House has been personally rewarding and inspiring, because the organization makes such a profound difference in the lives of the women and children it serves. I’m proud and privileged to be part of Snell & Wilmer’s tradition of supporting S.A.F.E. House and I look forward to being more involved by serving on the Board.”
Hargis' practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, with an emphasis in financial services litigation and construction litigation. She has defended various financial institutions in disputes involving federal and state consumer protection statutes, common law contract and tort claims, and lender liability with respect to mortgage lending, foreclosures, and various other types of lending and credit issues. Specifically, Hargis has defended financial institutions in claims involving fraud, bad faith lending, common law contracts and torts, Truth in Lending Act (TILA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), Home Ownership Equity Protection Act (HOEPA), Nevada's Foreclosure Mediation Program, and other assorted claims brought against mortgage lenders, institutions and servicers.About Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Denver, Colorado; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com.