Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Top Lawyers List 2014: Construction Litigation

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.


Michael S. Dulberg
Michael S. Dulberg
Shareholder
Burch & Cracchiolo
Company Website
Dulberg’s practice focuses on construction law and commercial litigation. He represents public and private owners, general contractors and subcontractors in contract drafting and negotiation, arbitration and trial of claims, surety claims and job site injuries.


John Randall Jefferies
John Randall
Jefferies
Director
Fennemore Craig
Company Website
Jefferies litigates construction claims throughout the Southwest in the areas of defective specifications, constructive changes, acceleration, excusable and compensable delays, differing site conditions, terminations for default and structured settlements and lien foreclosures.


Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm
Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm
Partner
Perkins Coie
Company Website
Feuerhelm focuses on construction litigation, product liability and real estate. Her construction experience covers a wide range of disputes, including actions alleging failures in
building materials and representation of developers, owners, contractors and other parties in disputes.


Sharon B. Shively
Sharon B. Shively
Shareholder
Sacks Tierney P.A.
Company Website
Shively is a Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers selectee (construction) and among Super Lawyers’ “Top 25 Arizona Women” (2013). She is a member of the American Subcontractors Association and the ROC Industry Advisory Council.


Denise J. Wachholz
Denise J. Wachholz
Shareholder
Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA
Company Website
Wachholz, a litigator for more than 25 years with emphasis in construction litigation, successfully represented the architect in Flagstaff Affordable Housing v. Design Alliance, a widely
cited 2010 Arizona Supreme Court published decision that expanded the economic loss rule.


Frances Haynes
Frances Haynes
Partner
Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP
Company Website
Haynes is a partner and a leading attorney in the firm’s Litigation and Construction groups. Her practice emphasizes providing legal advice to businesses on all facets of commercial law, construction, and development issues.


Craig Kaufman
Craig Kaufman
Co-managing partner
Quarles & Brady LLP
Company Website
Recognized as Best Lawyers® 2013, Tucson Bet-the- Company Litigation Law “Lawyer of the Year” and Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated, the Tucson office co-managing partner is a leader in construction litigation and tribal issues.


Jay M. Mann
Jay M. Mann
Member
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Company Website
Mann focuses his practice in the areasof surety, fidelity and construction law. In addition, Mr. Mann represents clients in commercial litigation matters and serves as an arbitrator and mediator.


Jeffery Walsh
Jeffrey Walsh
Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig
Company Website
Walsh, who has practiced law for more than 30 years, focuses on business litigation and trials, real estate litigation and construction litigation, at both the trial level and on appeal.


Mark Worischeck
Mark Worischeck
Managing shareholder
Sanders & Parks, P.C.
Company Website
Worischeck’s practice emphasizes complex civil litigation. He devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing contractors and insurers in the areas of construction defect, personal injury and insurance coverage issues.



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