Downey Brand Names New Partner

December 31, 2018


Downey Brand is pleased to announce that Bret F. Meich, a litigator in the firm’s Reno office, has been elected to the firm partnership effective January 1, 2019.

Licensed in Nevada and California, Meich has a proven track record of trying and winning complex business cases with an emphasis on high-stakes commercial, intellectual property, employment, construction, and real estate disputes. With a background in government—Meich worked for the Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau and served on the legislative staff in the United States Senate—he also regularly counsels local government on legislative and regulatory matters, and currently serves as Assistant Governor for Rotary International District 5190.

Meich joined Downey Brand in 2015 after practicing for six years at a large international firm in Reno. He earned his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, cum laude, from Georgetown University.