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Alison Bailin Batz

About Alison Bailin Batz

Alison Bailin Batz is a freelance writer and a senior account executive at HMA Public Relations.

Nicole Stanton appointed to James E. Rogers College of Law board

Nicole Stanton

The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix office managing partner Nicole Stanton has been appointed to the Board of Visitors of the James E. Rogers College of Law. Members of the Board work to serve as both advisors to, and ambassadors for, the college, meeting once a year to discuss… Read More →

Cross-border boss: Newly named CEO paves way to success

Sally Taylor

When Sally Taylor was 18, she was encouraged by her family, who were resigned to small-town life in rural Ohio, to simply elope with her boyfriend rather than consider a higher education. And while she did, indeed, elope with her high school sweetheart the summer after graduation, she knew she was destined for a life… Read More →

Here’s what the Colorado River’s first all-electric raft looks like

Colorado

Arizona-based Colorado River Discovery, in partnership with the National Parks Service, is launching its 100 percent electric raft – the first of its kind in the region – in the Colorado River. Named Helios in homage to the God of the Sun in Greek Mythology and both certified by the U.S. Coast Guard and registered with… Read More →

Phoenix Quarles & Brady attorneys named in ‘Best Lawyers

Coppersmith Brockelman

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 30 of its Phoenix attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017. The following Phoenix Quarles & Brady attorneys distinguished for excellence were named in their respective practice areas designated by Best Lawyers: • Brian… Read More →

Nicole Stanton followed her passion, and it paid off

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

Az Business magazine recently highlighted Arizona’s most influential women in 2016 in its July/August issue. Given that the most recent issue of Az Business is dedicated to the most influential women in Arizona, it’s appropriate to hear from one of the state’s best and brightest female leaders, Nicole Stanton who is managing partner at Quarles &… Read More →

Jason F. Wood appointed to Habitat for Humanity board

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix attorney Jason F. Wood has been appointed to the board of directors for Habitat for Humanity Central Arizona. In his role, Woodwill assist Habitat for Humanity in its fundraising and operational efforts to support its mission to help local families in need… Read More →

UMOM New Day Centers elect Lauren Stine to board

Lauren Stein

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner Lauren Stine has been elected to the UMOM New Day Centers‘ board of directors. Founded in 1964, UMOM is the largest homeless shelter for families in Arizona. The organization aims to prevent and end homelessness, and it works to give people… Read More →

AXA Advisors Southwest awards scholarships

Dillan Micus

AXA Advisors Southwest, a leading provider of financial services for consumers and businesses, has announced that Anvita Gupta, a high school senior attending BASIS in Scottsdale, will receive $25,000 as a national winner of the 2015 AXA Achievementsm Scholarship in association with U.S. News & World Report.  Gupta is one of 52 students – one… Read More →

Subway Restaurants join forces for fundraising campaign

SOAZ Athletes at Subway

Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) announced it has partnered with Subway Restaurants of Arizona – including every single local restaurant and local owner – on “You Share, We Share,” a campaign that encourages the community to get out and share their weekends with Subway restaurants, and the locally owned restaurants will share right back by donating… Read More →

Washington Federal sees boost in earnings

Enterprise Bank

Washington Federal, Inc. parent company of Washington Federal, announced earnings of $40,361,000 or $0.42 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2015, compared to $38,657,000 or $0.38 per diluted share for the quarter ended March 31, 2014, an increase of 10.5%.   The quarter produced a return on average assets of 1.11% and a… Read More →

AXA Advisors Southwest earns Governor’s Award

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The Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism announced that AXA Advisors Southwest, a leading provider of financial services for consumers and businesses, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for its dedicating to volunteerism, fundraising and general community service. AXA Advisors Southwest was honored by Governor Doug Ducey’s office on… Read More →

Super Lawyers: ​Quarles & Brady

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that 22 of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers magazine as among the top attorneys in Arizona for 2015. Additionally, 16 attorneys were named to the 2015 Southwest Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers… Read More →

Carrington College students help Arizona Humane Society

Humane Society Donation - April 2015

More than 100 blankets and towels were delivered to the Arizona Humane Society thanks to efforts by students in the Veterinary Assisting program at Carrington College’s Phoenix North Campus, located at 8503 N. 27th Ave. The April 3 donation to the local Humane Society was the result of a month-long collection effort by students as… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Launches Privacy and Security Blog

cyberbullying

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP, which has three offices across Arizona in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson, today announced that the firm’s Data Privacy & Security Team has launched Safe & Sound, a blog that provides a practical, business-focused discussion of the legal issues relating to the privacy and security of a… Read More →

29 Quarles & Brady Attorneys make ‘Best Lawyers’

Nicole France-Stanton, office managing partner, Quarles & Brady.

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that 29 of its Phoenix attorneys – and a total of 169 Quarles & Brady attorneys nationwide – have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. Quarles & Brady Phoenix attorneys distinguished for excellence in their practice areas… Read More →