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Quarles & Brady attorney named 2016 ‘Legal Eagle’

Julia Koestner

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced Wednesday that Phoenix partner Jeffrey H. Wolf has been named a Legal Eagle honoree for 2016 by Franchise Times magazine. Legal Eagle honorees are attorneys who are viewed as the best franchise lawyers, at the top of their games, nominated by their peers, clients and the Franchise Times’ editorial board as the rainmakers,… Read More →

Most Influential Minority Business Leaders of 2016


Here’s a reason that Arizona businesses might want to embrace Latinos: Hispanics now make up more than 30 percent of the state’s population, while non-Hispanic whites have dropped to 56 percent of the population, according to Arizona’s latest census numbers. Now, consider this, nearly 45 percent of Arizonans under age 5 are Hispanic, outnumbering the… Read More →

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli earns defense verdict

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Michael Halvorson and David Potts, attorneys at Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, obtained a defense verdict in favor of AAA Members Insurance Company in a two-week trial concerning a pedestrian-vehicle accident near Pinnacle High School in September 2012. The Plaintiff, a 15 year old sophomore at Pinnacle High School, was leaving a high school football game… Read More →

Quarles & Brady named best firm for female attorneys

Nicole Stanton is managing partner of Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office.

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP – which has offices in Phoenix and Scottsdale – has been named the “Best BigLaw Firm For Female Attorneys” by Law360, underscoring its ongoing commitment to gender equality in the legal profession and workplace. In addition to its top ranking, Quarles & Brady is the only… Read More →

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham expands insurance practice

family law

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham is pleased to announce that the firm has added Jennifer Erickson as a partner and Shawdy Banihashemi as an associate, expanding the firm’s insurance defense practice. Ms. Erickson has more than 20 years of experience representing personal and commercial line insurance carriers in coverage, first party and bad faith matters, as… Read More →

Polsinelli attorneys earn Super Lawyers status

Fennemore Craig

National law firm Polsinelli had 12 attorneys from its Phoenix office selected for inclusion in the 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes… Read More →

Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys named to Super Lawyers

Coppersmith Brockelman

Coppersmith Brockelman, a Phoenix law firm, announced that 12 of its 20 attorneys have been honored as 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service honoring accomplished attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and… Read More →

Ballard Spahr marks milestone with diversity scholarship

ASU's Arizona Center for Law and Society

Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a $125,000 gift to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. The first scholarship from the Ballard Spahr Diversity Scholarship—$25,000 for one year of tuition—will be awarded for the 2016-17 academic year, and the recipient will be known as the Ballard… Read More →

Get ready! White collar overtime rules are coming


On Monday, March 14, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) sent its final rule revising the white collar overtime exemption regulations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The OMB’s review is the final step in the regulatory process before the revised regulations are… Read More →

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli moving downtown

Downtown Phoenix, Photo: Flickr, squeaks2569

Phoenix-based law firm, Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, is moving its offices from Thomas Road and Central Avenue to Central Avenue and Washington Street. The firm will move into its new space at Two Renaissance Square at 40 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2700, on April 4th. The firm has been at its old location for 25 years,… Read More →

Meet the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona


Each year, Az Business magazine’s editorial team — in collaboration with industry experts — chooses the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona from a pool of more than 1,000 of the most talented and successful attorneys from throughout the state. Selections are based on each lawyer’s professional success, impact on his or her law firm, impact… Read More →

Ballard Spahr’s Kendis Key Muscheid earns honor


Kendis Key Muscheid, a partner at Ballard Spahr and a nonprofit attorney in the southwest, will be presented with the Arizona Foundation for Women’s (AFW’s) Marilyn R. Seymann Award on April 14 at its 20th Anniversary Awards Luncheon. The event will be held at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa in Scottsdale. The Awards Luncheon is AFW’s… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands business litigation practice

business litigation

Law firm Fennemore Craig announced K. Cameron Johnson joined the Phoenix office as an associate in the firm’s business litigation practice group. Prior to joining the firm, Johnson worked with the New Mexico firm, Modrall Sperling. “We are pleased to welcome Cameron to the firm,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “The addition of his expertise and energy… Read More →

Coree Neumeyer, Rodney Ott join Quarles & Brady

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Quarles & Brady LLP added Coree E. Neumeyer and  Rodney W. Ott to its litigation and dispute resolution practice group within the firm’s Phoenix office. Neumeyer focuses her practice on general business, utility, and commercial litigation, and her practice involves resolution of commercial disputes through negotiation, mediation, and state and federal litigation representing primarily corporate and business clients,… Read More →