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Top Lawyers List 2014: Business / Corporate Law

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

ASU unveils innovative sports law programs

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If you want to work with professional sports teams, big sporting events or promising student athletes, then you may be interested in the innovative new sports law and business program officially being launched this week by Arizona State University. The highly ranked Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and W. P. Carey School of Business… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Employee Benefits & Insurance

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Elects 3 Shareholders

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that Jessica A. Benford, Darrell S. Husband and Andy M. Kvesic have been elected as shareholders in the firm. Benford counsels clients on a wide variety of corporate matters, including formation and governance, capital raising strategies, private placements, and mergers, acquisitions and other business combination transactions. She received her J.D.… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Bankruptcy / Reorganization

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Banking

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Earns PHX Renews Corporate Partner Award

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that it has been selected to be the recipient of a “PHX Renews Corporate Partner” award from Keep Phoenix Beautiful for its pro bono work on the PHX Renews and Keep Phoenix Beautiful projects. The award recognizes an organization for its dedication, leadership and passion… Read More →

Top Lawyers List 2014: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Arizona's 2014 Top Lawyers

Az Business Magazine’s 2014 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from more than 20 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were vetted and considered by a panel made of the editorial team and industry experts to determine the exclusive 2014 Az Business… Read More →

Phoenix Symphony Elects G&K Shareholder

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that Ryan B. Opel has been elected to the office of Vice Chair, Nominating & Governance, for The Phoenix Symphony Association. Mr. Opel joined the Symphony’s Board of Directors in 2012 and became Chairman of the Education and Community Engagement Committee in 2013. “I am honored to… Read More →

Sellers Not Required to Disclose Sex Offender

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In some cultures it’s customary to meet the neighbors before purchasing a home. In the recent case of Lerner v. DMB Realty, LLC, the plaintiffs wish they would have done just that. Unfortunately, they didn’t discover until after they closed on their purchase and moved in that their next-door neighbor is a class 1 sex… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Names New Co-Chair

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Les Klein, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, has been named Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Benefits and Compensation Group. Klein, with more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation, is joined by Co-Chair Jeffrey Mamorsky from the firm’s New York… Read More →

Aerospace forum coming to Greenberg Traurig

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Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the April meeting of the Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum for an in-depth review of the benefits, risks, and challenges involving negotiating and performing an international agreements including compliance with myriad governmental laws and regulations throughout the world. Greenberg Traurig, along with law firm Snell & Wilmer,… Read More →

Google Glass Revolutionizes Practice of Law

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional law firm, is changing the way lawyers interact with clients by lending them Google Glass. With the use of Google Glass, firsthand, live-action experiences are shared in real time between clients and Fennemore Craig attorneys, creating new mechanisms to convey evidence to juries, judges and mediators. The pilot… Read More →

Zanes Wins National RADICAL Entrepreneur Award

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Leading Southern Arizona injury law firm Zanes Law announced that non-attorney co-founder Claudia Zanes has won the Doreen Rainey RADICAL Entrepreneur Award, for being “bold and courageous enough to depart from the usual, expected or ordinary to take charge of her professional and personal lives.” Zanes was given the award March 23 at the 6th… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Expands Healthcare Practice

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Jaburg Wilk announced that Douglas O. Guffey joined the firm as a Partner to expand the healthcare law practice area. Guffey has over thirty years of legal experience representing doctors and healthcare facilities. He served twelve years as the Executive Director of a management services organization supporting physician-owned medical groups and treatment centers. In earlier… Read More →

Polsinelli Named Children’s Law Center Firm of the Year

The Children’s Law Center has named Polsinelli as its 2013 Law Firm of the Year in recognition of the exceptional pro bono service undertaken by Polsinelli attorneys over the past year. The firm was selected for its volunteer efforts in connection with the Minor Guardianship Program that assists vulnerable children whose parents are not able… Read More →

The Madness of March in the Workplace

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Over the course of the year, there are a lot of reasons to remind employers of potential pitfalls or the need for a workplace initiative: Avoid embarrassment and liability at the holiday party; harness New Year’s resolution to enroll employees in your wellness program; remind employees about harassment and the risks of dating a co-worker… Read More →

Bryan Cave Establishes Office in Miami

The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP has announced the opening of an office in Miami, Fla. Located at 200 South Biscayne Blvd., the office will be led by Partners Pedro J. Martinez-Fraga, who will serve as co-leader of Bryan Cave’s International Arbitration Practice, and C. Ryan Reetz, the managing and hiring partner for the… Read More →

Herold Joins DrugFreeAz.org Board

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Rick Herold, partner in the Phoenix law office of Snell & Wilmer, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of DrugFreeAz.org. As a member of the board of directors Herold will provide financial and fundraising strategies that will help guide and sustain the organization. DrugFreeAz.org’s mission is to prevent and reduce the… Read More →

Enterprise Univ. examines Social Media, Personnel

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Enterprise Bank & Trust, focused on the financial needs of privately-held businesses, their owner families, executives and professionals, announces its spring 2014 Enterprise University course schedule providing free educational seminars on a variety of relevant topics for business owners and their leadership. “We’ve received outstanding feedback from Enterprise University participants the last two years and… Read More →

Jones Selected as 2014 Lawyer of the Year

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Best Lawyers has selected William R. Jones, Jr. as the 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law in Phoenix, Arizona. According to Best Lawyers, when an attorney is selected as “Lawyer of the Year,” it “reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities… Read More →

Lynch Joins Polsinelli’s National Litigation Practice

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National law firm Polsinelli added attorney Eric E. Lynch to the firm as shareholder bolstering the firm’s litigation capabilities in Phoenix and nationally. Lynch has more than 20 years of extensive experience as a litigator, trusted advisor and trial attorney in a wide variety of industries. His move to Polsinelli is rooted in a desire… Read More →

A Woman of Power

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Shirley Mays, dean of Arizona Summit Law School, has been named to the Lawyers Of Color’s Third Annual Power List, a comprehensive listing of the nation’s most influential minority attorneys. Since joining the school in August 2010, Mays’ priorities have been focused on the school’s mission of promoting diversity in the legal profession, serving underserved… Read More →

Callahan Joins Jones, Skelton & Hochuli as Partner

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Jones, Skelton & Hochuli announced that Charles M. Callahan has joined the firm as a Partner. Mr. Callahan has over 20 years of experience and focuses his practice on professional and personal liability defense, and bad faith/insurance coverage litigation. “I am very excited for the opportunity to bring my practice and experience to one of… Read More →