Deanne M. Rymarowicz joined NAR as Associate Counsel in July 2019. She focuses on NAR’s Insurance Program, developing risk management resources, and general corporate law. Prior to joining NAR, Deanne served as General Counsel for the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® from 2005 to 2013. While there, she acted as panel counsel in more than 400 Professional Standards hearings and created risk management courses and tools to help guide the association’s members through the mortgage crisis, foreclosures and short sales. Deanne also previously served as counsel to the Nevada Real Estate Division as a Deputy Attorney General.
She has an extensive background in transactional and administrative law, focusing on corporate, insurance and mining tax law, as well as marketing and publishing. She received her law degree from Drake Law School, and graduated summa cum laude from Drake University with a B.A. in Broadcast News and International Relations. Deanne is a member of the State Bar of Nevada and is admitted to practice before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a Certified Toastmaster and a member of the Semester at Sea Alumni Association.