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.
Crabb focuses his practice on corporate finance and securities matters, including merger and acquisition transactions, public and private securities offerings, and counseling corporate
officers and directors.
Guttilla counsels emerging growth companies and multinational enterprises in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital formation, hedge fund and private equity fund formation. He is also a CPA and a CFA.
Kevin C. Hunter
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Hunter is a partner in Steptoe’s Corporate Securities & Finance practice. He counsels clients on business transactions including M&A’s, public and private securities offerings and joint
ventures. Hunter was recognized in the 2013 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers.
Kant has represented numerous large and small issuers of equity and debt securities in hundreds of securities transactions involving the sale of more than $20 billion of securities through virtually every major investment banking firm in the United States. He represents national, regional and local investment banking firms.
Rose Law Group
In 13 years, Rose — a real estate and government relations specialist — has grown Rose Law Group into the largest woman owned law firm in the southwestern states. Rose’s passion is adding value to her clients’ business propositions – her goal being “to make my clients more money.”
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP
Scott DeWald concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, financing and other commercial transactions, raising capital, joint ventures, executive compensation, new business formation, and complex and simple contracts.
Robert J. Hackett
Ridenour Hienton & Lewis
Hackett’s practice focuses in the areas of corporate, securities and banking law, including public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He has represented issuers, underwriters, venture capital firms, financial institutions and purchasers of securities.
Melissa G. Iyer
Burch & Cracchiolo
Iyer has represented a number of governmental institutions in high profile cases involving education, civil rights, negligence and constitutional issues. She also has litigated securities
cases and business and partnership disputes.
Karen C. McConnell
Ballard Spahr LLP
McConnell focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investment transactions. She also represents issuers in public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities.
Robert A. Royal
Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.
Royal’s practice emphasizes incorporated dispute and director, officer and manager liability issues. His practice has been limited to business litigation and business divorce.