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Quarles & Brady recognized in Chambers USA 2015

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 10 attorneys from the firm’s Phoenix office have been ranked in the 2015 edition of the esteemed Chambers USA directory. They are: • Joseph A. Drazek – Environment (including water rights)               • Steven P. Emerick – Corporate/M&A      • Diane Haller – Real Estate             • Don P. Martin – Litigation: General Commercial… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Jennings, Haug & Cunningham

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced that six attorneys with the firm were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their area of practice include Mark Barker, John “Jack” Cunningham, Karen Gaylord, Kim Lough, Chad Schexnayder, and John Sinodis. In addition, Joseph Brophy and Travis Pacheco were… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Jaburg Wilk

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Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk has seven attorneys listed as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. The 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers magazine lists attorneys –Lawrence Wilk, Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Mitchell Reichman, Lauren Garner and Nathan D. Meyer as “Southwest Super Lawyers.” Laura Rogal is a “Southwest Rising Star.”  Recognition is limited to the top 5% of attorneys… Read More →

Chambers USA recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman

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Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, and seven of its lawyers have been recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, an annual guide to the nation’s best attorneys and legal firms.  The 20-lawyer firm earned rankings in the Labor & Employment and Health Care practice areas, and individual attorneys were named Leaders… Read More →

Polsinelli earns top rankings in Chambers USA

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Chambers USA, a leading legal industry rankings organization, released its 2015 rankings for lawyers and practices. Polsinelli earned high placements by state, practice and attorney. Chambers rankings are based on information obtained from client interviews, submissions put forward by law firms and Chambers’ own database resources. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Kercsmar & Feltus

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Kercsmar & Feltus, PLLC, a Scottsdale based litigation boutique, announced this week that seven of its attorneys were selected as either Super Lawyers or Southwest Rising Stars by the preeminent lawyer ranking service, Super Lawyers. Less than five percent of the state’s lawyers are ranked Super Lawyers. Kercsmar & Feltus’ founders Geoffrey Kercsmar and Todd… Read More →

Perkins Coie Phoenix office attains Chambers honors

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Perkins Coie announced that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States.  For 2015, the firm is recognized in 40 practice areas and increased individual attorney recognition to 131 attorneys from 128 attorneys. Of… Read More →

Chambers USA: Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that four practices and 11 attorneys have been ‎recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. Shareholder Sheryl Sweeney received a coveted Band 1 ranking in Environment: Water Rights. The firm’s Arizona Labor & Employment practice also received a Band 1 ranking. The four practice areas recognized include:‎ Arizona Labor… Read More →

Polsinelli adds Melissa Proctor to Corporate and Transactional Practice

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National law firm Polsinelli added Melissa Miller Proctor to its Corporate and Transactional Practice to serve clients from the firm’s Phoenix office. Proctor has extensive experience negotiating and advising manufacturers, retailers (including online retailers), importers and exporters on complex international trade issues involving customs law, export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, anti-boycott compliance, federal and state… Read More →

Matthew Martinez joins Jackson Lewis in Phoenix

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Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Matthew J. Martinez has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as Shareholder. Mr. Martinez, who joins the firm from Fennemore Craig, brings to Jackson Lewis over 13 years of experience in immigration and nationality law. Mr. Martinez’s arrival strengthens the firm’s Immigration… Read More →

Former AG Grant Woods releases new CD, plans concert

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As Arizona’s Attorney General during the 1990s, Grant Woods used indictments, lawsuits, and legislation to upset the status quo. Now, instead of government, the former Arizona top prosecutor is turning to music to create change. The Project, a collaboration of Arizona musical all-stars performing 10 of Woods’ original songs, will be released today. Performers on… Read More →

Roy Herrera Jr. joins Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

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Roy Herrera Jr. joined Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Litigation Department in its Phoenix office. Herrera’s addition bolsters the firm’s political presence in the state capital, and adds Democratic heft to the firm’s political law group. Herrera was previously an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice in Phoenix, where he investigated and prosecuted… Read More →

David Benton joins NewLAWu.s. as affiliate attorney

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NewLAWu.s. announced that David H. Benton has joined with the firm as an affiliate attorney to practice in areas related to business, state, county and municipal issues, among others. NewLAWu.s. is a national law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality work and service delivered by exceptional attorneys who choose an alternative business model to… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo attorney Andy Abraham earns honor

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Andrew “Andy” Abraham has been named one of  the 2015 “Top 50 Attorneys in Arizona” by Southwest Super Lawyers. Abraham is certified as a Real Estate Specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. His practice focuses primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, real… Read More →