Az Business magazine’s 2013 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from 16 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were put on a ballot and were voted on by their peers in the legal community and the readers of Az Business magazine to determine the exclusive 2013 Az Business Magazine Top Lawyers list.
Robert D. Anderson
Fennemore Craig, P.C.
Anderson practices in the areas of environmental, natural resources and water law and chairs the firm’s natural resources and environmental practice.
Michelle De Blasi
Greenberg Traurig LLP
De Blasi advises clients on energy and environmental sustainability, including traditional and renewable energy, climate change, and greenhouse gas emissions.
Lewis and Roca LLP
The industries which regularly call on Consoli include mines, alternative energy developers, large-scale residential and commercial developers, manufacturers, and investors in these industries.
Peter W. Culp
Culp practices in the areas of environmental, water and natural resources. Culp was recognized by Chambers USA 2012 as a leading individual for environmental matters, including water rights.
J. Stanton Curry
Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.
Curry practices environmental law with an emphasis on air quality, Superfund and environmental auditing matters.
Quarles & Brady LLP
Drazek’s practice focuses on regulatory and litigation matters within the Firm’s Environmental Group and spans a variety of industries including mining companies, high technology companies, fenvironmental testing laboratories, and water companies.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Freeze is of counsel in Steptoe’s Phoenix office, and has more than 23 years of experience. He practices in the areas of labor and employment law and environmental law.
Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, LLP
Gaylord’s practice focuses on environmental and natural resource matters. She has counseled businesses, municipalities, water providers, insurers, and individuals for more than 25 years.
David P. Kimball, III
Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.
Kimball is head of the firm’s environmental and natural resources department and is recognized nationally as an expert in all areas of federal, state and local environmental and natural resources law.
Klein has extensive experience working with many state and federal agencies in all areas of natural resource and environmental law.
Narducci’s practice is focused on various aspects of mining, environmental, natural resources, energy, safety and health law, as well as regulatory counseling and permitting, workplace exposure issues, and workplace safety.
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
Sweeney practices in the areas of water law, environmental law, electric utility law and special taxing districts. She is chair of the Water, Energy, Resources and Environment practice group at Ryley Carlock.