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Polsinelli among Top 10 law firms for best client relationships

Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli has been recognized among 24 elite law firms nationwide for superior client relationships, ranking No. 10 on BTI Consulting Group’s 2017 Industry Power Rankings. This recognition places Polsinelli among only 24 firms that clients consider both as their leading provider and as the first firm they recommend to peers. As… Read More →

Steptoe becomes certified Phoenix Green Business Leader

Steptoe & Johnson LLP, which is celebrating its 30th year in Phoenix, has been certified by the city of Phoenix as a Phoenix Green Business Leader, becoming one of the first law firms in the city to be designated with this title. The Phoenix Green Business Leader program recognizes and promotes businesses that volunteer to… Read More →

Most Influential Women in Arizona: Kimberly Demarchi

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017 in the July issues of the magazines. Azbigmedia.com will be profiling each of theMost Influential Women in Arizona in the coming weeks. The Most Influential Women in Arizona will be honored at a reception from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on… Read More →

Elder financial abuse: The silent crime

Elder financial abuse has the potential to impact all of us on some level. Whether you are protecting a loved one from becoming a victim or actively taking precautions to protect your personal estate, fraud and exploitation is a risk that grows as people age. It is important for individuals to understand the magnitude of… Read More →

Ballard Spahr ranks among Top 50 law firms for women

Ballard Spahr has been ranked as one of the top 50 law firms for women lawyers by the National Law Journal‘s Female Scorecard, which ranks the nation’s largest law firms according to their percentages of women attorneys. The list was based on the results of a survey the National Law Journal sent to 350 of… Read More →

Most Influential Women: Maja Berlin-Del Vigna, Honeywell

Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017 in the July issues of the magazines. Azbigmedia.com will be profiling each of theMost Influential Women in Arizona in the coming weeks. The Most Influential Women in Arizona will be honored at a reception from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. on… Read More →

Clark Hill and Morris Polich & Purdy will combine forces

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Clark Hill PLC, a full-service legal and professional services firm based primarily in the Eastern US, and Morris Polich & Purdy LLP (MPP), a firm with nearly 100 lawyers in California and Nevada, are pleased to announce that they will combine effective July 17, 2017. The combined firms will operate under the name Clark Hill.  With more… Read More →

Meet the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2017

The Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2017 show things are actually getting better for female leaders in the business world. Consider this: A study by Talentful, recruitment experts, compared some of the world’s most powerful male and female CEOs of Fortune 1000 companies to see how gender roles are gradually improving within the… Read More →

Arizona heat wave could be hazardous to employees’ health

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Record-breaking temperatures—the likes of which we really haven’t seen since 1990—take a toll on everyone. This year’s Arizona heat has even grounded planes amid fears that tires could melt or gauges could be compromised. As the temperatures continue to soar, we are reminded of the extra precautions necessary to survive (literally) the hazards that accompany… Read More →

Employers must comply with paid sick time law by July 1

If you have not yet put a plan in place to comply with Arizona’s new paid sick time law, you only have a few days remaining to do so, and the consequences for not doing so can be steep. The potential penalties for failing to comply with the law include: • Three times the value… Read More →

International Arbitration: Which side of the road do you drive on?

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

We all know that when leaving the safe confines of our Arizona existence for international travel to a place such as London, we can expect some minor differences. As between Arizona and England, the language is basically the same, although (depending on whom you ask) one side speaks with an accent. Some words mean different… Read More →

The hidden landmine in Arizona’s earned paid sick time law

Arizona’s new earned paid sick time law goes into effect July 1. While employers scramble to comply with the accrual and notice provisions, one other aspect of the law presents a little-discussed hidden danger. If an employer takes an adverse employment action against an employee within 90 days of the employee using paid sick time, the law… Read More →

State Bar of Arizona honors National Bank of Arizona

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National Bank of Arizona (NB|AZ), a division on Zions Bancorporation, has won the “George Lyons Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Partnering Bank” award for the first time from the Arizona Bar Association. NB|AZ will be featured in Arizona Attorney and honored at the 2017 State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention in Tucson, where Tracy… Read More →

Is your business ready for mandatory paid sick leave?

If you own a business, you are likely aware that the state’s minimum wage was increased to $10 per hour in January, made possible by the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act. But is your business ready for part II of the law? That’s right, part II, which includes paid sick leave for Arizonans. The Fair… Read More →