Mr. Gentile is a shareholder in and the chairman of the firm’s Government Investigations & Business Crimes Department. Mr. Gentile has represented clients nationwide and internationally and is regarded by his peers as a formidable force in the courtroom. He possesses unequaled expertise in the areas of civil, criminal, securities and commercial fraud investigations and litigation, speech and press issues, and professional licensing and disciplinary matters. Like Gordon Silver, Mr. Gentile’s legal roots run deep in Nevada and many of the State's top criminal defense attorneys have been mentored by him.
Mr. Gentile is the founder and publisher of La Voce – the Voice of Las Vegas’ Italian-American Community. He is currently Honorary Consul for the Italian Consulate in Las Vegas. In addition, Mr. Gentile is a founder of Nevada Attorneys for Criminal Justice, the Augustus Society, and he served two terms on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has also served two terms as a Governor of the State Bar of Nevada and is a charter and current member of the prestigious Nevada Supreme Court Bench-Bar Committee.
Mr. Gentile was formerly an Associate Dean of the National College of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Public Defenders and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Law for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law. He has been teaching trial advocacy and trial evidence at law schools throughout the United States for over thirty years. Mr. Gentile is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council at DePaul University College of Law.
Mr. Gentile was also named a Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" for Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and Criminal Defense: White Collar, Las Vegas in 2012, 2013, and 2014.