William Horne brings nearly 20 years of legal and legislative experience to S360.
William served 12 years in the Nevada Assembly and retired as the Majority Leader in 2014. During his legislative career William also served as Chairman of the Correction, Parole & Probation Committee, Judiciary Committee, Majority Whip, Chairman of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice, Chairman of the Law and Criminal Justice Committee of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), and member of the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee and Nevada Homeland Security Commission. He was voted “Freshman of the Year” in 2003 and “Outstanding Legislator” in 2013. William also enjoys being the first legislator in Nevada to pass an online gaming bill and have it signed into law by the Governor. He accomplished this in record fashion (just one single day).
In addition to his legislative career, William is licensed attorney in the State of Nevada and has practiced criminal defense, workers comp defense, construction litigation, and family law. He remains involved with his alma mater as a UNLV Alumni Board member and is a previous member of the Boyd School of Law Alumni Board. Prior to joining Strategies 360, William was founder and principal of Horne-Duarte Government & Public Affairs, a lobbying firm with a various business, health, and marijuana clients.
William enjoys traveling, golf, exercising, drinking Pappy Van Winkle (when he can get it), and watching his Philadelphia Eagles. He has four kids and five grandchildren.