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John Kerkorian named Ballard Spahr managing partner

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John G. Kerkorian, a commercial litigator who represents leading Arizona businesses and national financial institutions, will become Managing Partner of Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office effective July 1, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced. Mr. Kerkorian succeeds Stephen M. Savage, who was a co-founder of the Phoenix office and has served as its Managing Partner since it… Read More →

Polsinelli rolls out new bankruptcy app

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Polsinelli has announced the official release of the “The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms,” the electronic version, or app, of the original publication, “The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms for Commercial Lenders,” now in its 2nd edition. The “Devil’s Dictionary” is a guide for commercial lenders and other restructuring professionals to obtain a quick reference to… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney elected president of AADC

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, has announced Scott Day Freeman, a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected President of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. “We congratulate Scott on his election as president of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “The… Read More →

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli expands to 78 Lawyers

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Jones, Skelton and Hochuli started with 12 lawyers when the firm was founded in 1983. Having been in business for over 32 years now, the firm has now grown to a 78 lawyer firm with the addition of A. Blake DeLong and Gianni Pattas. Mr. DeLong has more than 12 years of civil litigation experience.… Read More →

Quarles & Brady will sponsor golf tournament

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP will be the exclusive law firm sponsor of the 8th Annual White Mountain Steak Fry & Golf Tournament for local offices, which will take place June 19-20 at the Pinetop Lakes Golf & Country Club and will raise funds to provide scholarships to deserving local high school students… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Insurance Law Group continues to grow

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The law firm of Jaburg Wilk has announced that Matthew T. Anderson joined the firm as a Partner. He concentrates his practice on the defense of retailers, restaurants, and hospitality entities, and health care matters.  He also handles high-exposure litigation involving catastrophic injury, product liability, wrongful death, and professional liability. Anderson’s clients include national hotel… Read More →

Theresa Dwyer-Federhar elected to Herberger board

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Theresa Dwyer-Federhar, a director in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Herberger Theater Center’s Board of Directors. “Our people are dedicated to serving the communities in which they live and work,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Theresa on her… Read More →

2015 Positively Powerful Women Awards on June 5

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This year, the 8th Annual Positively Powerful Women Awards Luncheon celebration will be a part of the Positively Powerful Leadership Conference, a day filled with outstanding local and national speakers who will empower and inform participants in an exciting, dynamic and uplifting environment. The Positively Powerful Leadership Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to… Read More →

Quarles & Brady sponsors mentorship program

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP has announced that its Phoenix Business Law Practice Group has signed on to sponsor the Vendeme tu Sueno (Pitch Us Your Dream) competition, a partnership between Seed Spot and Univision wherein entrepreneurs will compete for a chance at mentorship, office space, and capital. The program, which is… Read More →

NewLAWu.s. adds Rand Haddock to Finance Law Group

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Arizona-headquartered NewLAWu.s. has announced that Rand Haddock has joined with the firm as an attorney to practice in the area of Finance Law across a broad spectrum of industries in Arizona. 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… Read More →

Gordon & Rees among best firms for minority attorneys

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Gordon & Rees was recently recognized as one of the nation’s top law firms for minority lawyers by Law360’s first ever ranking of the 100 Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys, released May 19. The firms were ranked based on racial minority representation at the partner and nonpartner levels and their total number of minority… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner

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Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., announced that three of the firm’s lawyers, Randy Nussbaum, Greg Gillis and Dean Dinner, were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers while a fourth lawyer, John Parzych, was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star.  All are multi-year repeat award recipients. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more… Read More →

Chambers USA ranks Burch & Cracchiolo as leading firm

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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. has been ranked as a leading law firm in the newly published Chambers USA 2015 America’s Leading Lawyers in Business. The Firm’s Managing Partner, Edwin C. “Ed” Bull was selected for inclusion in Chambers USA  as a leading individual attorney in Arizona in Real Estate, Land Use and Zoning. B&C shareholder M. Brennan… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorneys recognized by Chambers USA

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced that 22 attorneys were selected to the prominent Chambers USA 2015 and the practice areas of Environment (including water rights) and Real Estate were listed in band one in Arizona. The Real Estate practice was also listed in band one in Nevada.     “The success… Read More →