• College of Southern Nevada and University of Phoenix – Business Marketing
  • UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law (2012) – magna cum laude, J.D.

Certificates & Achievements

  • Keenan Ball Trial College Graduate
  • 2017 Mountain States Rising Star – Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2017 Legal Elite – Nevada Business Magazine
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating

Presentations & Publications

  • Nevada Justice Association, 41st Annual Conference – “The Myths and Misconceptions of the Stipulated Liability Case – Know the Black Letter Law and Win”
  • Nevada Justice Association – Techniques in Litigation
  • Motions in Personal Injury Cases, Nevada Lawyer Vol. 25, Issue 1, Jan. 2017
  • Nevada Chapter, Negligence: Purpose, Elements & Evidence (2018)
  • State Bar of Nevada Annual Meeting – Black Letter Law in Nevada
  • Clark County Bar Association CLE – Black Letter Law in Nevada

Matt Granda


Matt is a partner at Claggett & Sykes Law Firm. He graduated from high school in Scotch Plains, New Jersey, and after high school, enlisted in the United States Marine Corps.

Matt Granda served four years in the Marine Corps infantry and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

After his service ended, Matt moved to Las Vegas and completed his undergraduate education at the College of Southern Nevada and the University of Phoenix, graduating with a degree in Business Marketing. Matt graduated magna cum laude from the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law (2012). While attending Boyd, Matt was a member of the Society of Advocates moot court team.

In his second year of law school, Matt began his employment at Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as a law clerk. After graduating law school and passing the bar exam in 2012, Matt was hired by Claggett & Sykes Law Firm as an associate attorney and became a partner in 2017.