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35 Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys earn honors

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35 attorneys from the law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy have been named to the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This year, more than 55 percent of the law firm’s shareholders are recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers in America, 14 of whom have been included for 10 or more years. Founders Michael L. Gallagher and… Read More →

Best Lawyers honors Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

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Congratulations to the 16 lawyers from Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. that were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. New to the list this year are J. Gary Linder and Ryan J. McCarthy. Donald L. Myles, Jr. has also been named the 2016 “Lawyer of the Year”… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women

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A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Best Lawyers honors Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys

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Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, has announced that 11 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers®. Among the honorees, James Belanger was also named “Lawyer of the Year” for the criminal defense-white collar practice area in Phoenix, and Kent Brockelman was awarded this designation in employment law-management. Now in its… Read More →

Best Lawyers recognizes 23 from Greenberg Traurig

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Twenty-three attorneys from international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Phoenix office are recognized in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Additionally, for the ninth consecutive year, Greenberg Traurig is top-listed by Best Lawyers in America for having the highest number of attorneys listed in the 2016 edition – over 350 attorneys are listed from across the firm’s U.S. offices.… Read More →

Harriet Mountcastle-Walsh: Most Influential Women

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Harriet Mountcastle-Walsh, vice president and general counsel, Honeywell Aerospace Mountcastle-Walsh leads 280 legal, contracts and compliance professionals who provide transactional support for $130 billion in program wins. Greatest accomplishment: “Building a high performing, diverse global team with employees in 11 countries.” Childhood aspiration: “I always wanted to be a lawyer, but loved running a family-owned fruit… Read More →

NewLAWu.s. adds Micah Larripa as member attorney

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NewLAWu.s. has announced that Micah Larripa has joined with the firm as an attorney to practice in the areas of real estate, business and military/veterans law.  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 the traditional practice… Read More →

Dion Messer: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Dion Messer, general counsel — intellectual property, Limelight Networks Messer is an experienced IP professional, winning litigation and taking Limelight from just two issued patents to more than 120. She owned her own successful software training company and is renowned as a digital signal processing engineer with nine patents. Greatest accomplishment: “Winning Limelight’s U.S. Supreme Court… Read More →

Best Lawyers in America: Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig has announced that 95 attorneys, 60 of which are in the firm’s Phoenix office, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016, regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. Of the 60 attorneys recognized, six attorneys… Read More →

Stacey L. Lihn: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Stacey L. Lihn, paralegal, Gallagher & Kennedy Lihn was the first parent elected as a public member of the American Board of Pediatrics Foundation. Lihn has been an effective advocate for cardiac and pediatric health care since 2009, when her daughter was diagnosed in utero with a severe congenital heart defect. Greatest accomplishment: “Mastering the art of… Read More →

Ryley Carlock attorneys earn Best Lawyers recognition

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that 18 attorneys have been ‎recognized in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. The attorneys recognized include: Arizona Fredric D. Bellamy (Information Technology Law and Technology Law) James E. Brophy (Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment) John J. Fries (Bankruptcy and Creditor… Read More →

Nona Lee: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Nona Lee, senior vice president and general counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks Lee oversees all legal issues for the Diamondbacks. She has previously served as counsel for the Suns, Mercury and Rattlers, among others. Greatest accomplishment: “Building a career in the industry that connects my passion to my profession and loving what I do.” Childhood aspiration: “I… Read More →

Ogletree Deakins earns Best Lawyers recognition

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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has seven attorneys from the firm’s Arizona offices that were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016. The lawyers on the 2016 list were reviewed by their peers on the basis of… Read More →

Polsinelli earns No. 1 ranking in healthcare law

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National law firm Polsinelli has claimed the top spot on Modern Healthcare’s 2015 Healthcare Law Firms Survey, acknowledging that Polsinelli has built the largest Health Care Practice in the nation. Modern Healthcare’s rankings are based on a blended score of health care lawyers employed in 2014 and American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) memberships. “This recognition… Read More →