Liane Wakayama, Esq.


Attorney Liane Wakayama’s practice is devoted to personal injury law and numerous types of litigation. Ms. Wakayama has been repeatedly honored as a Top attorney within Southern Nevada.

Liane Wakayama is a litigator. Ms. Wakayama focuses her practice on general civil, commercial, business, real estate and trust litigation as well as estate planning, probate and guardianship. Over the years, Ms. Wakayama has represented prominent members of the State Bar of Nevada, thriving local businesses, professional fiduciaries, leading entrepreneurs, and many upstanding citizens of Las Vegas. She has consistently obtained favorable settlements for her clients in order to keep them out of the courtroom. If the need arises, however, Ms. Wakayama has successfully tried a number of cases involving multi-million dollar disputes, both in federal and state court.

Since her second year of practice, Ms. Wakayama has been repeatedly honored by her peers as one of the top 100 attorneys in Southern Nevada and has held the title of Nevada’s Legal Elite.

In 2003, Ms. Wakayama obtained her bachelors of science in managerial finance from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In 2008, Ms. Wakayama earned her juris doctor degree from the William S. Boyd School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. Throughout her law school education, Ms. Wakayama was awarded numerous scholarships based on academic achievement as well as receiving the highest marks in a number of her studies.

Ms. Wakayama is the founding partner of the law firm of Hayes | Wakayama.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Trust Litigation
  • Estate Planning & Guardianship




  • Top 100 Lawyers in Southern Nevada
  • LEGAL ELITE, Nevada Business Magazine


  • University of Nevada Las Vegas, Bachelor of Science (Managerial Finance), 2003
  • William S. Boyd School of Law, Juris Doctor Degree (Graduated Cum Laude), 2008


State Bar of Nevada