Lawrence VanDyke is the Solicitor General of Nevada. In that capacity, he reports directly to the Attorney General and acts as the State’s chief appellate lawyer, oversees the issuance of Attorney General Opinions, and manages all legal issues and litigation involving the federal government.
VanDyke began his legal career as a law clerk for a federal judge in Washington, D.C. He then joined Gibson Dunn, working in its Washington, D.C. and Dallas locations. He then worked as an assistant solicitor general in Texas before becoming the Montana Solicitor General.
VanDyke received his undergraduate degree in civil engineering from Montana State University, where he later returned to earn a master’s degree in engineering management. He received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Law Review.