Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business Magazine Top Lawyers List.
Mark S. Bosco
Tiffany & Bosco
Bosco has established one of the largest, most qualified banking, financial services, foreclosure (trustee sales), bankruptcy, forcible detainer, mediation and REO practices in the nation. His practice includes all banking and real estate related litigation.
Stanley D. Mabbitt
Ballard Spahr LLP
Mabbitt counsels financial institutions and other consumer financial services providers on compliance with state and federal law and implementation of lending programs. He has worked at the Federal Reserve and at one of the nation’s largest banks.
James E. Brophy
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
Brophy is experienced in insurance and banking law, including the formation and licensing of insurance and reinsurance companies and banks and providing counseling concerning the regulation of banks and insurance companies. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America® for 2005-2012.
Robert J. Novak
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Novak assists banks, private and public, officers, directors, and shareholders in issues from regulatory compliances, dispute resolution, deal structures, bankruptcy issues and related matters.
Bryan Cave LLP
Cottey’s practice emphasizes all aspects of real estate finance and real estate capital markets, including the representation of lenders, commercial mortgage loan servicers, special servicers, participants, and co-lenders.
Quarles & Brady LLP
Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated and honored annually since 2006 by The Best Lawyers in America, Mehr focuses in the areas of real estate, commercial and tax- exempt finance.
Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA
Durlach handles a broad range of commercial litigation, including banking matters, business torts, and contract disputes arising out of a variety of contexts, such as construction and employment agreements.
Gallagher & Kennedy
Rystad represents parties in various commercial finance transactions, including asset-based, equipment, and real estate loans and leases. In addition to structuring, negotiating and documenting client transactions, she advises clients in workouts and restructuring distressed loans.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP
Gardner is a partner in the firm’s Finance and Bankruptcy group. For more than 28 years, he has represented lenders in major bankruptcy cases and in workouts of commercial and real estate- based loans.
Verbin brings more than 30 years of legal experience to his clients in the financial services, real estate and sports and entertainment industries. He has represented investors and new ownership groups in sports facility and hotel acquisitions and franchisors in multi-state financing transactions.