Legal Archives

Roxann Gallagher: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Roxann Gallagher

Roxann Gallagher, attorney, Sacks Tierney P.A. Gallagher’s practice focuses on business and finance, public finance and Indian law, with an emphasis on economic development. She is board chair for Native American Connections. Advice: “Take advantage of the gifts that most women innately possess … including the ability to think strategically, work collaboratively, focus on minute details without… Read More →

Jaime R. Daddona: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Jaime R. Daddona

Jaime R. Daddona, partner, Squire Patton Boggs Daddona’s practice focuses on corporate matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions, securities offerings and compliance, and corporate governance. She is also active in community and charitable organizations and is a director of My Help Button, a nonprofit dedicated to suicide prevention. Advice: “Work harder and smarter… Read More →

Roopali Desai: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Roopali Desai

Roopali Desai, partner, Coppersmith Brockelman Desai is among the state’s top election and government law attorneys, as well as a sought-after commercial litigator. Advice: “Even if you are not sure of yourself or have doubts about your abilities, take a risk because you will inevitably surprise yourself and those around you, and it will lead to… Read More →

Christina Burroughs: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Christina Burroughs

Christina Burroughs, managing partner at MRA Associates Burroughs leads the private client practice at MRA Associates. Delivering excellence with passion, the team serves families’ best interests through sophisticated wealth planning. Advice: “Align yourself with an organization whose unwavering objective is to serve clients’ interests above everything else. Pay attention to those who have gone before, and help… Read More →

Susan Brichler Trujillo: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Susan Brichler-Trujillo

Susan Brichler Trujillo, partner, Quarles & Brady Trujillo serves as chair of the Quarles & Brady Phoenix Health Law Group. Her practice focuses on health law, litigation and dispute resolution. Advice: “Understand people – and how to effectively manage human relationships. Also know that empathy plays a huge role in effective leadership.” Surprising fact: “I have a giant –… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld named to Best Small and Mid-sized Firms list

Fennemore Craig

Gust Rosenfeld has been named as one of the top 150 small and midsized law firms in the United States by Vault. Gust Rosenfeld is one of only three law firms with offices in Arizona to be included on this year’s list.  Vault’s Top 150 Under 150 list recognizes leading law firms with less than… Read More →

Clare H. Abel: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Clare H. Abel

Clare H. Abel, shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Abel is certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a Real Estate Specialist. She concentrates in the areas of real estate, zoning and condemnation law and administrative law, specifically liquor licensing matters. Advice: “Find a way that works for you, and only you, to balance career… Read More →

What are the dangers and distractions of cell phone games?

Texting while driving

Personal injury attorney A.J. Mitchell, in light of a number of accidents involving Pokémon GO, illustrates the importance of safety and paying attention while playing games on cell phones.  Mitchell, founder of The Law Office of A.J. Mitchell, P.L.C., in light of a spate of accidents involving people playing the popular Pokémon GO, discusses the… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy expands Litigation Practice Group

Maria Speth

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy, a full service business law firm, added John P. Flynn, shareholder, Peter J. Moolenaar, of counsel and Katherine E. Hollist, associate, to the firm’s litigation practice group. Flynn’s and Moolenaar’s experience not only expands the breadth of the practice, but also the depth. Flynn’s diverse experience allows him to provide… Read More →

Here’s how to protect yourself from frivolous ADA lawsuits

ada non-compliance

There is a wave of frivolous Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits hitting Arizona, but now it’s not just in the hospitality industry. “All types of businesses are affected, from big box stores to small mom-and-pop businesses,” says Lindsay Leavitt, a litigator who practices commercial litigation, personal injury, administrative law and labor and employment law… Read More →

NLRB permit temporary employees to vote in union elections

workforce

Over the last seven + years, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board or NLRB) has consistently expanded collective bargaining rights in a variety of employment settings. Continuing that trend, the NLRB has now reversed over a decade of precedent and ruled that outside temporary employees supplied to a “user” employer, and the user employer’s… Read More →

Kathryn Pidgeon celebrates 25 years as an adoption attorney

Kathryn Pidgeon

Kathryn Pidgeon always wanted to be a teacher, but her father convinced her to go to law school, something she approached “half-heartedly.” After graduation, Pidgeon still considered becoming a teacher, but her credits wouldn’t roll over, so she ended up working in construction law. Pidgeon’s dream of working with children would eventually be realized when… Read More →

Polsinelli makes most recommended firm list

Fennemore Craig

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 law firm, earned praise from legal decision makers at top corporations in key client service activities, securing placement on BTI Consulting’s 2016 Most Recommended Law Firms, Brand Elite and Client Service A-Team lists. The firm’s breadth of services was also singled out as a core firm in BTI’s Power Rankings… Read More →

Nicholle Harris is president-elect of Arizona Black Bar

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The Arizona Black Bar has announced that Gust Rosenfeld partner Nicholle Harris will serve as President-Elect for the 2016-2017 year. The Arizona Black Bar (ABB), formerly known as the Hayzel B. Daniels Bar Association, was founded in 1971.  ABB has a statewide membership of attorneys, judges, paralegals, law students and community members who work tirelessly… Read More →