Deverie J. Christensen

Office Managing Principal
Las Vegas

P 702-921-2466 F 702-921-2461


Deverie J. Christensen


Deverie J. Christensen is office managing principal of the Las Vegas, Nevada, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. She practices in all areas of employment law, and has significant experience in the areas of employment discrimination and harassment, wage and hour law, and disability and leave laws.

Deverie represents public and private employers in a wide range of employment actions in administrative forums and state and federal courts, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and wage and hour actions. She also provides advice and counseling to clients, and has been a seminar speaker and trainer on maintaining a discrimination and harassment free workplace, conducting the employment relationship from hiring to firing, including performance evaluations, discipline and documentation, and the creation and use of employee handbooks.

Before joining Jackson Lewis in 2006, Deverie was a partner in one of Las Vegas, Nevada’s largest law firms. Deverie focused her practice in representing public and private employers in the areas of labor and employment law.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Chambers USA, “Labor & Employment” (2022) 

Professional Associations and Activities

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Nevada

Published Works

  • "Non-Union Employees Are Granted Union-Like Protection By National Labor Relations Board," Nevada Lawyer (December 2000) [Author]
  • "How To Fire Employees Without Making Them Cry," Broker & Agent Magazine (January 2000) [Author]
  • "Domestic Violence In The Workplace," Broker & Agent Magazine (January 2000) [Author]