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Super Lawyers: Gallagher & Kennedy

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. Additionally, 12 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars.   Annually, only the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico are selected by Southwest Super Lawyers… 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 →

Super Lawyers: Gordon Silver

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Gordon Silver announced that Thomas J. Salerno, shareholder in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers.  Gordon Silver lawyer Teresa M. Pilatowicz, also in the Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, was listed as a 2015 Rising Star. Thomas J. Salerno… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced 41 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyersfor Arizona. In addition, 14 attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars, Super Lawyers. “The firm congratulates the 55 Fennemore Craig lawyers selected as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in recognition of their dedication to… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Stinson Leonard Street

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Five attorneys from the Phoenix office of Stinson Leonard Street LLP were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers and five others were named Southwest Rising Stars. The attorneys selected as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: Carrie Francis, Employment & Labor Jeffrey Goulder, Business Litigation Michael Manning, Business Litigation Michael Parrish, Business Litigation Lonnie Williams Jr., Business Litigation… Read More →

Crowdfunding law gives Arizona startups a boost

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A bill was introduced at the Arizona State Legislature during the 2015 session and signed by Gov. Doug Ducey that allows entrepreneurs to raise equity for their company from the general public. The passage of HB2591 allows people to invest and potentially hold stock in companies that raise money through crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

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Super Lawyers has selected twenty-four attorneys from Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, to appear on the 2015 Arizona Super Lawyers and Arizona Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the honor of being listed as an… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Burch & Cracchiolo

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. announced that 19 attorneys have been selected by Southwest Super Lawyers as top attorneys in Arizona for 2015. Fifteen attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and four have attained the title of Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Burch & Cracchiolo’s 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers include: • Daniel… Read More →

Lawyers of Color names Shirley Mays to Power List

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Arizona Summit Law School announced that Dean Shirley Mays has been named to the Lawyers of Color’s Fourth Annual Power List, a comprehensive listing of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys.  Dean Mays was recently honored at a reception in Washington, D.C. recognizing her and other minority attorneys for their leadership. Dean Mays joined Arizona… Read More →

Az Business honors winners of Healthcare Leadership Awards

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Az Business magazine honored winners of the 2015 Healthcare Leadership Awards Thursday in front of a packed house at the Arizona Grand Resort. “The Healthcare Leadership Awards honor the women, men and institutions whose passion and innovation are saving lives, extending lives, and improving the quality of our lives,” said Cheryl Green, publisher for AZ… Read More →

Arizona Energy Consortium forms own organization

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After several years under the leadership of the Arizona Technology Council, the Arizona Energy Consortium (AEC) today announced the formation of its own 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. Comprised of over 200 members, the AEC is the only all-encompassing energy group in Arizona. The AEC — co-chaired by Michelle De Blasi, an environmental and energy law… Read More →

Steptoe & Johnson adds Joseph Kiefer, Jason Porter

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Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced the arrivals of two new lawyers in the firm’s Phoenix office.   Joseph Kiefer is an attorney who focuses on trial litigation.  He represents large and small clients in insurance bad faith cases, commercial litigation, product liability, military law and criminal matters.  Mr. Kiefer has served as a third-party neutral in… Read More →

How to market yourself as a law student

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What does marketing have to do with law school and the legal profession? It’s a skill many attorneys learn to master throughout their careers, but it’s one skill law schools don’t teach. Learning to market yourself as a law student can help you land internships, externships, clerkships, and potentially, your first job. Get Connected If… Read More →

O’Connor House becomes Sandra Day O’Connor Institute

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O’Connor House is now the Sandra Day O’Connor Institute.  O’Connor House, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to solving complex issues through civil discourse and collaborative action.  In recognition of the need to continue to expand and enhance its endeavors, the Board of Directors voted to change the name of the organization from O’Connor House to… Read More →