ZZZ - GMG - VEGAS INC 2011-2014

May 14, 2012

VEGAS INC Magazine - Latest Las Vegas business news, features and commentaries about gaming, tourism, real estate and more

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MAY 14, 2012 / YOUR BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS WEEKLY CALMING FORCE MANAGERS PLAY KEY ROLE TODAY AS WORKERS DEAL WITH ANXIETIES EMPLOYERS/ EMPLOYEES SPECIAL FOCUS This month, VEGAS INC highlights the workplaces and employees. HOA ALLEGES FRAUD OVER ATTORNEY FEES By Steve Green senior staff writer A says construction defect Las Vegas homeowners association it was defrauded by the late attorney Nancy Quon's law firm and should not have to pay fees to what's left of the firm. Quon was found dead in March. She was believed to be a target of a federal probe into corruption among certain HOA management boards, companies community and a construction company and its owner. So far, 25 people have been charged in the criminal probe dating to 2008 or earlier, which is expected to yield more guilty pleas and indictments this summer. Quon's Las Vegas firm — Quon Bruce Christensen Law Firm (QBC) — was taken over by a court-appointed receiver after it was sued over unpaid loans that financed its lawsuits. After the criminal probe became public in 2008, QBC lost much of its business and couldn't pay lenders. The receiver, Las Vegas attorney James SEE HOA PAGE 9 INSIDE TODAY CHRIS MORRIS By Ric Anderson VEGAS INC staff I t's a formula for a particularly potent blend of stress. ¶ Take one business managerial position, combine it with a downsized workforce and a crushing amount of pressure to either maintain prof- its or face financial failure, sprinkle in pay freezes or salary reductions and shake vigorously in a Southern Nevada economy that's far worse than the national average. MEET: SUPERIOR TRAFFIC | P. 6 In a new feature, we introduce you to com- panies that you may never have heard of. CONVENTION KINGS | P. 7 Las Vegas remains the unoffi cial top city in the U.S. for conventions and meetings. SEE MANAGEMENT, PAGE 14 THE LIST | P. 22 This week: Residential Care Facilities

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