Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Top Lawyers List 2014: Banking

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
Mark S. Bosco
Shareholder
Tiffany & Bosco
Company Website
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.


Stanly D. Mabbitt
Stanley D. Mabbitt
Of counsel
Ballard Spahr LLP
Company Website
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
James E. Brophy
Shareholder
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
Company Website
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
Robert J. Novak
Member
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Company Website
Novak assists banks, private and public, officers, directors, and shareholders in issues from regulatory compliances, dispute resolution, deal structures, bankruptcy issues and related matters.
 
 


Tia Cottey
Tia Cottey
Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
Company Website
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.


Mathew Mehr
Matthew Mehr
Partner
Quarles & Brady LLP
Company Website
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.


Erick Durlach
Erick Durlach
Shareholder
Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA
Company Website
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.
 
 


Julie Rystad
Julie Rystad
Shareholder
Gallagher & Kennedy
Company Website
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.


Brent Gardner
Brent Gardner
Partner
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP
Company Website
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.
 
 


Jeffrey Verbin
Jeffrey Verbin
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig
Company Website
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.



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