Marek Bute '05 was named one of the U.S.’s Best LGBT Attorneys Under 40 by the National LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Bar Association, an affiliate of the ABA. (LGBT Attorneys Full Listing here)
Marek is an associate at Snell & Wilmer, Las Vegas, Nevada. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction, foreclosure and collection, insurance, and sports and entertainment. Marek is local counsel for Lambda Legal and co-counsel for O’Melveney & Meyers on the landmark Nevada Marriage Equality case Sevcik v. Sandoval, challenging Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage. Marek is proud to be a part of one of today’s most debated legal issues.
You can read more about Marek’s involvement with the Nevada case here.
Also, check out the RWU Law article “The Fight Over Same-Sex Marriage” to read about Professor Bela Walker, Dawn Euer’10 and Marek in their roles advocating for marriage equality.
Marek isn't the first RWU Law alum to be honored with this distinction; Dena M. Castricone '02, at Murtha Cullina LLP, in New Haven, Connecticut was one of the U.S.’s Best LGBT Attorneys under 40 in 2011. You can read about Dena’s award here.