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2014 ACC Awards

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Az Business is recognizing the vital role that in-house counsel plays in business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards. The 2014 finalists and winners were honored at a reception on Thursday, January 16 at the Ritz Carlton, Phoenix. The 2014 ACC awards winners are: Public Company of the Year John Pons, Cole Real Estate Investments… Read More →

Ogletree Deakins Elects Townsend as Shareholder

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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, announced that Elizabeth Townsend has been elected to the position of shareholder. Townsend’s practice includes counseling employers on a wide range of employment-related issues, including discrimination and harassment laws, non-compete agreements, discipline and discharge decisions, and lay-offs.… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Attorney Receives National Recognition

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January 15, 2014 by in Business News | Legal

Nathan D. Meyer, a Partner at Jaburg Wilk, has been selected as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” Litigation attorneys in Arizona by the American Society of Legal Advocates (ASLA). ASLA is an invitation-only legal organization was founded to identify and promote the most outstanding legal talent throughout the country. Nate’s selection was the… Read More →

Higuera Continues Commitment to Hispanic Community

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Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, has announced that Lori A. Higuera, a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed Deputy Regional President for the Hispanic National Bar Association and elected to the Board of Directors for the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association. “The firm’s reputation has been built on our… Read More →

Pritchard Named Chair-Elect of Bryan Cave LLP

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The international law firm Bryan Cave LLP (www.bryancave.com) today named Therese D. Pritchard as the next Chair of the firm beginning on October 1, 2014 following a planned transition period.  Ms. Pritchard will immediately take the title of Chair-Elect and serve alongside Don G. Lents, who has served as Chair for two consecutive terms beginning… Read More →

Your Will: The Overlooked Bucket-list Item

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December 23, 2013 by in Featured | Legal

Of the trendy terms to come around in the past decade, “bucket list” remains among the most useful, says retirement planning expert Jeff Gorton. “As a neologism, I hope it endures because it reminds us of how precious our time is – and that it’s important to plan wisely,” says Gorton, a veteran Certified Public… Read More →

Wolf Named to Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers 2013

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December 19, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Jeffrey H. Wolf, a DC Ranch resident, has been named to The International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers 2013 by Who’s Who Legal. He is one of less than 400 attorneys worldwide selected for the honor. This is his third consecutive time… Read More →

Stanton Named Office Managing Partner of Quarles & Brady

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP and its firm chair Kimberly Leach Johnson today announced that Nicole Stanton has been selected as the Phoenix-office managing partner. Her term begins on January 1, 2014. In her new role, Stanton becomes one of the few women to lead one of the largest law firms… Read More →

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 →