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Reno Attorneys Fighting for You

Durney & Brennan Ltd. was founded in 1978 by Peter Durney and  Thomas Brennan.  While Mr. Brennan continues to occasionally advise clients in his role as senior counsel, his daughter, Allasia continues his legacy as a litigation associate working alongside Peter.  Each one of our attorneys is dedicated to providing each client the best in personalized representation, counsel, and advocacy.  Durney & Brennan has successfully represented local plaintiffs in matters of personal injury, products liability, and medical malpractice and continue to commit themselves daily to the pursuit of fair compensation on behalf of every client.  Experienced attorneys with a passion for justice, they maintain the same level of client-focused and results-oriented representation upon which Durney & Brennan was built 40 years ago.

Allasia Brennan

After graduating from law school in 2005, Allasia clerked for Hon. Judge Breen in the Second Judicial Court of Nevada. She then practiced insurance defense law in Southern California for seven years before moving to Barcelona, Spain where she worked as in-house counsel for a Spanish multinational technology company while simultaneously attending University to earn her postgraduate Master’s Degree in International Law. Allasia returned to Reno in 2015 and has enjoyed practicing law alongside her father and Pete. Having worked so long for the other side, Allasia understands how defense attorneys and insurance companies operate in a lawsuit and she is passionate about helping her injured clients stand up to them.

Bar Admissions
• California State Bar (since 2006)
• Nevada State Bar (since 2006)
• United States Federal District Court

Current Associations
• Nevada Justice Association
• Washoe County Bar Association

Peter Durney

As cofounder of Durney & Brennan, Ltd., Peter Durney has successfully tried more than 67 civil jury trials to verdict as lead counsel. Named 2010 “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by the Nevada Justice Association, Mr. Durney has continually proven himself an adept trial advocate and courtroom representative, someone who not only understands trial law, but how best to navigate clients through complex courtroom procedure and toward the best possible outcomes. To date, Peter Durney has obtained numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts on behalf of his clients, including one of the largest jury verdicts ever awarded in the state of Nevada. An expert in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury and product liability, he has also served as lead counsel on numerous appellate cases before the Nevada Supreme Court, including the recently published Bieler and McCrosky opinions. Mr. Durney enjoys an A/V preeminent rating by Martindale Hubble. In 2011, he was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers, an honor recognizing the hightest achievement in legal advocacy.

Professional Associations and Memberships
• National Board of Trial Advocates
• American Board of Trial Advocates, Northern Nevada Chapter (President, 2013)
• American Association for Justice (1976)
• American College of Trial Lawyers
• American Bar Association
• Nevada Justice Association
• Barrister, Bruce R. Thompson Inns of Court

Bar Admissions
• Nevada (since 1974)
• United States Federal District Court
• United States Supreme Court

Thomas Brennan, Of Counsel

As Co-founder of Durney & Brennan, Thomas Brennan has spent more than 35 years focusing on the areas of personal injury and products liability. A passionate and dedicated client advocate, Mr. Brennan represents Plaintiffs who have suffered catastrophic injuries due to product failure. As a result, he has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his injured clients. Mr. Brennan was named as one of the top trial lawyers in the state of Nevada and was recognized as a Nevada Super Lawyer before he became senior counsel in 2015. Mr. Brennan is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of the Law. Prior to founding Durney & Brennan, he worked as a criminal trial deputy for the Washoe County District Attorneys office.

Professional Associations and Memberships
• American Association for Justice
• American Board of Trial Advocates
• National Board of Trial Advocates
• Nevada Justice Association
• Washoe County Bar Association
• Barrister, Bruce R. Thompson Inns of Court

Bar Admissions
• Nevada (since 1974)
• United States Federal District Court
• United States Supreme Court

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