Justin Carley joined the Raiders as Senior Vice President and General Counsel in October 2022 to lead the legal and government relations teams, and plays a critical role in deal-making, contract negotiation, crisis and litigation management, and political and public relations. He also provides advice and counseling on football matters and business operations, including stadium and headquarter management, real estate development, construction, employment issues, sales and sponsorship relations, and event management.
Immediately before joining the Raiders, Carley was Senior Assistant General Counsel for the Howard Hughes Corporation with nationwide responsibilities. Prior to that, he started his legal career and spent 13 years practicing law at the law firm of Snell & Wilmer, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Carley has been immersed in the southern Nevada legal community, was voted a Top Southern Nevada Attorney for 9 consecutive years and a Mountain States Super Lawyer for 6 consecutive years. He is also Martindale-Hubbell A/V Rated Preeminent, was voted one of The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation (2018-2019) and made Vegas Inc.'s 40 Under 40 list in 2018. In February 2023, Carley joined the Board of Directors of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance.
Carley was born and raised in Rhode Island, spent his first year at Hawaii Pacific University, and then completed his studies and graduated from Rhode Island College. In 2003, he relocated to Las Vegas for law school at the University of Nevada Las Vegas - William S. Boyd School of Law, which he graduated from in 2006. Justin is married to Anna Carley, and they have two dogs – Rosy and JJ.