Legal Archives

Greenberg Traurig named to best law firms list

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Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with an office in Phoenix, was named one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms in the 15th annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study. The firm was ranked among the top 25 corporate law firms in the U.S. “We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of… Read More →

Trisha Baggs joins Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Trisha Baggs has joined the Estate Planning and Probate practice in the firm’s Phoenix office. “We are pleased to welcome Trisha to the firm,” said Jim Lee, practice group chair of Fennemore Craig’s Estate Planning and Probate practice. “Her wide-ranging experience will further enrich the firm’s… Read More →

Bryan Cave attorney is State Bar Member of the Year

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Bryan Cave attorney Rodney Ott has been selected as one of this year’s Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona by the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education. Ott was recognized on June 25 at the Foundation’s luncheon at the State Bar of Arizona Annual Convention held at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. The Foundation… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk makes Laura Rogal a partner

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Jaburg Wilk has announced that Laura Rogal has been named a partner of the firm. Rogal assists clients with their intellectual property legal needs including internet law, social media, domain disputes and commercial litigation. She has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2012. “We are extremely proud that Laura is an… Read More →

Defense department honors Glendale, Snell & Wilmer

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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today that two employers in Arizona have been awarded the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The City of Glendale and Snell & Wilmer LLP, a law firm based in Phoenix, were two of 15 employers from across the… Read More →

Rosenstein Law Group distinguishes itself

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Rosenstein Law Group announced that one of its attorneys, Jefferson Simmons, has become a certified Criminal Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona.  This certification makes Rosenstein Law Group the only law firm in Maricopa County to have both a Certified DUI Defense Attorney and a Certified Criminal Law Specialist on its staff. “We’re… Read More →

Arizona Summit Law School names new president

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Arizona Summit Law School has appointed Donald Lively as its new president. Lively, who served as Summit Law’s founding dean from 2004 – 05, succeeds Scott Thompson who served as the school’s president for more than 4 years. Lively’s return coincides with the law school’s tenth anniversary. Together with Summit Law’s dean Shirley Mays and… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney among Leading Women in Litigation

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Cathy Reece, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights and Restructuring practice group, has been selected as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in 2015 by Benchmark Litigation for the fourth consecutive year. “The firm’s strength is built on the commitment of our attorneys… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy expands criminal law group

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that Woodrow C. “Woody” Thompson and Jay S. Volquardsen have joined the criminal law group as shareholders. “We are pleased to have these two, highly effective criminal defense lawyers joining our attorney team,” said Dean Short, Managing Partner of Gallagher & Kennedy. Mr. Thompson is a… Read More →

Global Law Experts honor Sherman & Howard

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Global Law Experts (GLE) recognized Sherman & Howard as the Labor Law Firm of the Year in Arizona for 2015. GLE conducted a rigorous and extensive nomination and research process for the sixth Annual Global Law Experts Awards. Candidates were judged on client testimonials, key cases, legal rankings, overall reputation, publication contributions, speaking engagements and… Read More →

Data breach: Not if, but when, experts warn

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“It will never happen to us.” That misperception puts businesses at risk for data breaches, expert say. “The most common mistake is assuming your company won’t be breached because you’re not a large, multi-national company similar to the ones whose breaches are covered by the national media,” says Ari Bai, shareholder at Polsinelli. “In reality,… Read More →

Quarles & Brady’s Susan Brichler Trujillo earns spot

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced that Phoenix partner Susan Brichler Trujillo has been elected as vice president of the Community Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) board of directors.  CLS is an Arizona nonprofit that provides legal assistance, advice, and representation to individuals that are below the federal poverty level. CLS… Read More →

Chambers USA: Sherman & Howard

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Six attorneys from Sherman & Howard in Arizona  were recognized in the 2015 release of Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  This honor follows a rigorous and independent law firm research and evaluation process that seeks to identify and rank the world’s best lawyers (i.e., those who perform best according to the criteria… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney elected to lawyers board

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Fennemore Craig, a Mountain West law firm, announced Cathy Reece, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights and Restructuring practice group, has been elected to the Board of Regents for the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. She will serve a 4-year term. “The firm’s strength is built on our attorneys reputation and commitment to… Read More →