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G&K Shareholder leads Hance Park Conservancy

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that shareholder William F. Allison has been elected as executive vice president of Hance Park Conservancy. Hance Park Conservancy is an organization of stakeholders, cultural institutions, businesses and individuals working in collaboration with the City of Phoenix to produce and implement a redevelopment plan for Margaret T.… Read More →

G&K Shareholder Joins AzAJ Board

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that shareholder Lincoln Combs has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Arizona Association for Justice, also known as the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (AzAJ/AzTLA). The Association is an organization of lawyers dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting a fair and effective justice… Read More →

Fisher & Phillips Updates FMLA Leave App

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Fisher & Phillips LLP announced that it has released Version 2 of its popular FMLA Leave Calculator App. The law firm has also added a web browser version of the app along with the iOS and Android versions. The earlier version of the app released last June has been downloaded more than 1,600 times and… Read More →

Goodnow Named To Lawyers of Color’s 2014 ‘Hot List’

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced James Goodnow, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s Second Annual “Hot List”, which recognizes early-to mid-career minority attorneys working as in-house counsel, government attorneys, and law firm associates and partners. “Fennemore Craig congratulates James Goodnow on… Read More →

Expert offers advice on estate planning

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Hope Leibsohn is an estate and tax planning attorney with Sherman & Howard. She has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of estate planning involving wills, trusts, charitable techniques, estate freezes, and other sophisticated wealth transfer strategies. Az Business got Leibsohn’s views on estate planning. Az Business: Who should have an estate… Read More →

Snell & Wilmer Significantly Expands Environmental Group

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Snell & Wilmer announced the addition of seven attorneys and a policy advisor to the firm’s environmental and natural resources group in Phoenix. These additions significantly expand Snell & Wilmer’s existing practice group to over 40 attorneys across its multiple offices throughout the western United States. The group joins the firm from Polsinelli, where it… Read More →

Hancock Elected to State Bar’s Executive Council

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, announced Graeme Hancock, shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, was elected to the Executive Council of The Trial Practice Section of the State Bar of Arizona. Hancock has nearly 30 years of experience representing manufacturers of a variety of products in tort and product-related litigation. His… Read More →

GT lawyer honored for restructuring work

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Shareholder David D. Cleary of the Phoenix office of the International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was recently honored for his restructuring work at the Turnaround Atlas Awards in Chicago. The Turnaround Atlas Awards exclusively honor top performances from the distressed M&A, restructuring, reorganization and turnaround communities worldwide, according to the Global M&A Network website.… Read More →

Polsinelli Honored for its Pro Bono Work

Troy Froderman, Chair of Polsinelli’s Pro Bono Committee and a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, accepting the award in Washington D.C. from Jo-Ann Wallace, the President and CEO of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA.)

The National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) honored national law firm Polsinelli at its 2014 Exemplar Award Dinner. Polsinelli earned the prestigious Beacon of Justice Award for its commitment to the delivery of pro bono legal services to those who cannot afford counsel including volunteer work done in connection with the Volunteer Lawyers Program… Read More →

Federhar Appointed to Superior Court Advistory Committee

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, announced Andrew Federhar, a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed to the Business Court Advisory Committee for the Superior Court of Arizona. “The firm’s reputation has been built on our attorneys’ unparalleled commitment to legal excellence and continued willingness to serve the legal community,”… Read More →

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation Selects Board

Joan Brubacher, president and CFO, Beamz Interactive, Inc.

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation announced newly appointed leadership for fiscal year 2014 – 2015. * Joan Brubacher, President, Chief Financial Officer, Beamz Interactive, Inc., Board Chair * Terry Roman, Partner, Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P., Vice-chair * Katie Scardello, Senior VP & Senior Client Manager, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Treasurer/Finance Chair * Jude Miller-Burke, Ph.D.,… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Attorney to Present at Social Media Day

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Jaburg Wilk attorney Laura Rogal will be presenting at the fourth annual Social Media Day Phoenix on June 28th from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel. Rogal will present the first seminar: “The Not-So-Fine Line of Social Media & Copyright Infringement.” In this presentation, she will discuss the potential legal… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Carnival Raises Thousands for Charities

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This past Wednesday, Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk celebrated their thirtieth anniversary by hosting a charity carnival and silent auction to raise money for three local charities. Thousands of dollars were raised and split amongst Ryan House, Devin’s Gift and St. Joseph the Worker. In-kind donation items were also collected at the event. Aioli Burger… Read More →

Stanton Appointed to Business Court Advisory Committee

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The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix office managing partner, Nicole Stanton, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Business Court Advisory Committee. This is a newly established committee, by order of Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch, which is dedicated to examining current processes for resolving business cases… Read More →