Social Sciences Ⅰ Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, June 16, 2019 at 9:00am

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

Business Economics
Economics and Accounting
Political Science

Guest Speaker

Puoy Premsrirut ’96
Attorney and Partner, Brown Brown & Premsrirut

Puoy Premsrirut is a practicing attorney at the association of law firms, Brown Brown & Premsrirut, servicing both litigation and transaction clients in primarily corporate structure and governance, business and real estate matters, including clientele in restaurant and nightlife operations. Premsrirut also practices securities law with a narrow focus in representing exempt offerings for numerous businesses in Southern Nevada, including many projects located in the redeveloped downtown Las Vegas area.

In addition to her law practice, Premsrirut is a partner in several successful Las Vegas restaurants including Le Thai, Le Pho Vietnamese Kitchen, Vesta Coffee Roasters and Bocho Downtown Sushi.

Premsrirut holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from UC Santa Barbara. Admitted to the Nevada Bar in 1999, she received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver College of Law, where she was the recipient of the Minoru Yasui Memorial Law Scholarship. Premsrirut has served on charitable and educational boards for local and regional organizations, including the Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Asian Bar Association of Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Children Foundation. Since 2013, she has served as commissioner of the Colorado River Commission of Nevada and as Chairwoman for the last several years. She lives in Nevada with her family.


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