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Steptoe’s Office Expands with Three New Lawyers

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December 10, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced the arrivals of three new lawyers in its Phoenix office.  All three have joined the firm as associates. Erin Norris Bass, a 2011 summer associate at Steptoe, has rejoined the firm after clerking for Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch.  Ms. Bass received her law degree, summa cum… Read More →

Kroop Inducted as a Fellow into the College of Bankruptcy

December 10, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The American College of Bankruptcy has announced that Squire Sanders partner Jordan A. Kroop will be inducted as a Fellow of the College on March 14, 2014, in Washington DC. The ceremony will take place at the Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, and will be presided over by District Judge… Read More →

Fennemore Craig Enhances Litigation Practice

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December 5, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm has announced the addition of five new attorneys to the Phoenix office. Lauren Crawford, Jessica Gale, Brian Hawkins,Courtney Radow and Seth Schuknecht have joined the firm as associates and practice law in the area of litigation. Crawford has helped businesses protect and enforce their rights at both… Read More →

Party like your lawyer, not like a rock star

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December 2, 2013 by in Featured | Legal

’Tis (or ’twil soon be) the season for family gatherings, gift giving and, of course, the company holiday party. Since no good deed goes un-litigated, ’tis also the season to prepare for the employee claims that always seem to arrive shortly after the company holiday party. In the midst of holiday merriment, companies should not… Read More →

Salanga Named Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group Chair

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November 26, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that partner and Real Estate and Construction Litigation Subgroup co-chair Edward Salanga has been named the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group Chair for Phoenix. Salanga regularly represents lenders and contractors in property and construction-related disputes, including construction contract negotiations, contract performance and payment disputes, construction… Read More →

Salanga Named Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group Chair

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November 26, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that partner and Real Estate and Construction Litigation Subgroup co-chair Edward Salanga has been named the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group Chair for Phoenix. Salanga regularly represents lenders and contractors in property and construction-related disputes, including construction contract negotiations, contract performance and payment disputes, construction… Read More →

Zanes Law Opens Glendale Office for Personal Injury

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November 25, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Arizona-owned personal injury firm Zanes Law opened its Glendale offices on Nov. 1. Located at 6601 W. Bethany Home Road, Suite A10, the office is Zanes Law’s second in Phoenix, following the opening of a Thomas Road office in September. The new office gives Phoenix residents convenient, ready access to Zanes Law. Established in 2003,… Read More →

Top litigation attorney launches mediation practice

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November 22, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Paul Roshka, a commercial and securities litigator and founding member of Roshka DeWulf & Patten in Phoenix, has opened a mediation practice focusing on securities and general business matters. During a career spanning four decades, Roshka has earned a reputation as a top attorney in Arizona. In addition to his work as a litigator, he… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Earns Inclusive Workplace Award

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November 22, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that the firm’s Phoenix and Tucson offices received the Inclusive Workplace Leader Award for a medium-size company from Diversity Leadership Alliance (DLA) at their Annual Conference on Friday, November 1. The DLA award is designed to recognize companies that are leaders in the area of… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Earns Inclusive Workplace Award

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November 22, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that the firm’s Phoenix and Tucson offices received the Inclusive Workplace Leader Award for a medium-size company from Diversity Leadership Alliance (DLA) at their Annual Conference on Friday, November 1. The DLA award is designed to recognize companies that are leaders in the area of… Read More →

Jackson Lewis’ Phoenix Office Earns First Tier Rankings

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November 21, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the largest workplace law firms in the world representing management, is pleased to announce it has been named a Tier 1 firm in Phoenix for Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor & Employment by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014.… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo earns distinction

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November 18, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. has achieved first-tier rankings in Phoenix 2014 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. The practice areas represented are Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law and Tax Litigation. Nationally the firm ranked in Tier 2 in Land Use & Zoning Law. Burch… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo earns distinction

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November 18, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. has achieved first-tier rankings in Phoenix 2014 U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. The practice areas represented are Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Litigation, Real Estate Law and Tax Litigation. Nationally the firm ranked in Tier 2 in Land Use & Zoning Law. Burch… Read More →

Carrillo Joins Quarles & Brady's Phoenix Office

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November 15, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Jose A. Carrillo has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as an attorney in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. While in law school, Carrillo served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Daly Hawkins, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth… Read More →

Carrillo Joins Quarles & Brady’s Phoenix Office

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November 15, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Jose A. Carrillo has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as an attorney in the Labor & Employment Practice Group. While in law school, Carrillo served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Judge Michael Daly Hawkins, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorney will serve as Editor

November 14, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Lewis Roca Rothgerber announced that Partner Scott Brown was selected by the Executive Editors to serve as Associate Editor for the ABI Journal for the 2014 production year. Brown has been a member of the ABI for 13 years and recently served as co-chair of the bankruptcy litigation committee. He is also currently serving as… Read More →

Phoenix attorney designated advocate for NITA

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November 14, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix attorney John Craiger has been designated as an advocate for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), which is nation’s leading provider of legal advocacy skills training. A 501(c)(3), organization NITA pioneered the legal skills learning-by-doing methodology more than 40 years ago and… Read More →

Downtown Law School Announces New Name

Phoenix School of Law, a private law school located in downtown Phoenix, is pleased to announce its new name:  Arizona Summit Law School. The new name highlights the ambition and drive of the students, faculty and staff at Arizona Summit Law School, collaborating to accomplish more, and ascend toward their personal “Summit.” This concept exemplifies… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner earns honor

November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers ® recently named one of North Scottsdale’s largest law firms, Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., as one of the 2014 “Best Law Firms.” “The award comes shortly after the firm’s named partners, Randy Nussbaum, Greg Gillis and Dean Dinner were recently selected by their peers for inclusion… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner earns honor

November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers ® recently named one of North Scottsdale’s largest law firms, Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., as one of the 2014 “Best Law Firms.” “The award comes shortly after the firm’s named partners, Randy Nussbaum, Greg Gillis and Dean Dinner were recently selected by their peers for inclusion… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Honors Former Chairman

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November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that it has established an ongoing scholarship through the American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund in honor of the firm’s former chairman, John W. Daniels Jr. The scholarship was launched with over $100,000 in contributions from Quarles & Brady, colleagues of Daniels and… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Honors Former Chairman

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November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that it has established an ongoing scholarship through the American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund in honor of the firm’s former chairman, John W. Daniels Jr. The scholarship was launched with over $100,000 in contributions from Quarles & Brady, colleagues of Daniels and… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Rodolfo Parga, Jr.

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November 11, 2013 by in Az Business Leaders | Legal

Rodolfo Parga, Jr. Managing shareholder Ryley Carlock & Applewhite rcalaw.com Parga, elected managing shareholder in 200, is recognized as an accomplished trial attorney and has been named as one of the Valley’s most admired CEOs. He is also a community leader, recently serving as chairman of the board of Chicanos Por La Causa. Biggest challenge:… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Named ‘Law Firm of the Year’

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November 10, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of Best Law Firms in two categories: Government Relations and Litigation-Real Estate. According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, only one law firm is given the “Law Firm of the Year” designation in… Read More →