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Polsinelli honored for emphasis on women in leadership

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For the second year in a row, national firm Polsinelli received “Gold Standard Certification” from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for incorporating women into the highest levels of firm leadership. With eligibility limited to U.S. firms with 300 or more attorneys, only 31 firms nationwide achieved this recognition, down from 44 in 2015 and… Read More →

Former Congressman John Shadegg joins Polsinelli

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Former U.S. Congressman John B. Shadegg joined Polsinelli’s Phoenix and Washington, D.C. offices, Tuesday, as shareholder. Shadegg brings extensive experience to Polsinelli’s national Public Policy Practice, including eight terms in Congress where he demonstrated leadership and a passion for health care and energy issues on behalf of the country and Arizonans specifically. “Polsinelli has an established and… Read More →

Polsinelli earns Export Service Provider of the Year Award

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National law firm Polsinelli has been named the recipient of the Mayor’s 2016 Export Services Provider of the Year Award. The firm was recognized at the Sisters Cities 17th Annual Global Links Business Outlook luncheon this past week for its “tireless generosity in supporting every aspect of all export and international related activities in the city… Read More →

Attorneys at Arizona Greenberg Traurig earn honor

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Six attorneys and two Arizona practices from international law firm Greenberg Traurig where honored in the latest edition of Chambers USA. The Greenberg Traurig attorneys include: Brian H. Blaney — Corporate/M&A Rebecca Lynne Burnham — Real Estate Robert S. Kant — Corporate/M&A Leslie A. Klein — Labor & Employment Bruce E. Macdonough — Corporate/M&A Quinn… Read More →

4 Ogletree Deakins attorneys earn rankings

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Four employment law attorneys from Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. have been included in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, an annual ranking of the top U.S.-based law firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas. Those from the Arizona offices include: Joseph Clees- Phoenix Mark Kisicki- Phoenix Nonnie Shivers- Phoenix Tibor Nagy Jr.- Tucson Ogletree Deakins’… Read More →

Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys earn recognition

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Six lawyers from Coppersmith Brockelman were recognized in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA, an annual guide to the nation’s best attorneys and legal firms. The 20-lawyer firm earned national rankings in the Labor & Employment and Health Care practice areas, and individual attorneys were named Leaders in their Field in four areas: Keith Beauchamp: Litigation-General Commercial James Belanger:… Read More →

Fennemore Craig earns recognition from Chambers

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced 17 of its attorneys and 6 practice areas in Arizona were recognized by Chambers USA 2016, a prominent and prestigious annual ranking of law firms and attorneys. “We are honored to once again be recognized by Chambers USA,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “It is gratifying when an… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys earn honors

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The newly-released 2016 rankings from Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP and 13 of its Arizona attorneys for excellence in several practice areas including litigation, real estate and environmental law. The firm also garnered national accolades for its Gaming and Licensing practice. A total of 26 attorneys in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices… Read More →

Frutkin Law Firm announces new senior counsel

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Ajitav Mick Misra has joined The Frutkin Law Firm as senior counsel. His practice focuses on corporate and business law, tax law and renewable energy. Most recently, he was the general counsel of a hedge fund focused on renewable energy investments.  Prior to this role, he was a finance executive at an energy company as well as… Read More →

Children’s Law Center names Polsinelli ‘Firm of the Year’

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The Children’s Law Center has named Polsinelli as its 2015 Law Firm of the Year, for the second time in the past three years. The firm was honored at a recent reception and pro bono awards ceremony put on by the Volunteer Lawyers Program, a civil law project of Community Legal Services and the Maricopa… Read More →

How does Arizona grow its knowledge economy?

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You don’t hear many people in Arizona use the C-words these days. It’s become archaic. We are talking, of course, about Arizona’s economy and the fact that there was a time when it was defined by the five Cs — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. They were the forces that drove Arizona’s economy and… Read More →

Businesses may be forced to reveal pay practices

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The federal government announced its intent to gather additional pay information from larger employers, forcing all businesses with more than 100 workers to provide detailed information about their pay practices in an effort to address gender discrimination. If the president’s plan moves forward as expected, employers will be subject to a heightened pay transparency standard… Read More →

Frutkin Law attorney named as Top One Percent member

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Ben Himmelstein, partner at The Frutkin Law Firm, has been selected as a member of Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). The NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence by recognizing attorneys who elevate the standards of the legal practice. Himmelstein, who was named… Read More →

D. French Advisors to host panel on choosing right firm

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D. French Advisors is hosting a panel for attorneys who may be still seeking the perfect firm to work for to hone their practice skills. The May 26 panel at the Camby Hotel, will have a panel of lawyers who will talk about their career path, and how certain firms will help a lawyer hone their… Read More →