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Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015

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Here are the Top 10 stories of 2015, based strictly on the number of readers on azbigmedia.com. The Top 10 stories of 2015 are not based on newsworthiness or importance — although each of these stories are important and newsworthy — but by the sheer number of azbigmedia.com readers who took the time to read the story.… Read More →

Polsinelli attorney will serve on MPEXA board

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The Metropolitan Phoenix Export Alliance selected Polsinelli Attorney Melissa Miller Proctor to serve on its working board. Proctor has spent her career handling international trade, import and export legal matters for companies throughout the United States. She is excited to be a part of efforts to support the greater Phoenix metro area in becoming a hub… Read More →

Quarles & Brady earns pro bono service award

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The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP recently announced its Phoenix and Tucson offices have been honored with the Arizona State Bar’s Bankruptcy Section Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award. In celebration of national Pro Bono Week, the bankruptcy section of the Arizona State Bar gives out awards to individuals or groups that are active in bankruptcy pro bono service in… Read More →

YWCA announces 2016 Tribute to Leadership honorees

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The YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix will celebrate its 22nd Annual Tribute to Leadership Gala on February 13, 2016, bringing together community members who are committed to making a difference. A new addition to the annual celebration is corporate recognition awards. Tribute to Leadership is a special evening set aside to recognize outstanding individuals who have given… Read More →

Nicole Stanton elected to American Law Institute

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The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix office managing partner Nicole Stanton has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), which works to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. As a member of the ALI, Stanton will have the opportunity to influence the development of the law with fellow judges, attorneys and academics through legal reform… Read More →

Quarles & Brady adds Andrea Landeen to staff

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Andrea “Andy” Landeen has joined the firm’s Phoenix office in its Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group. Landeen focuses primarily on the representation of lenders and other creditors in pre- and post-judgment litigation. Her practice emphasizes litigation including commercial contracts, deeds of trust, enforcement of promissory notes, personal and commercial guaranties,… Read More →

Nicole Stanton earns Community Champion Award

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The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix office managing partner Nicole Stanton has been honored with Support My Club’s first-ever “Community Champion” Award for her work to help the organization ensure Arizona students have the opportunity to pursue their hopes, dreams and aspirations through participation in extracurricular activities. A former Seed Spot… Read More →

StartupConnect AZ Conference for entrepreneurs

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The Arizona Technology Council is hosting its annual StartupConnect AZ Conference which will be taking place on Wed. December 9, 2015 at ASU SkySong, 1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. This annual event was created for entrepreneurs looking to start, grow, or sell a venture. Attendees will hear 50 successful CEOs and Executives divulge their secrets, solutions and… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorneys honored as Benchmark Litigation Stars

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Fennemore Craig announced six attorneys in the firm’s Phoenix office have been named 2016 Benchmark Litigation ­ Litigation Stars in Arizona. The attorneys recognized are Amy Abdo, Christopher Callahan, Andrew Federhar, Todd Kartchner, Douglas Northup and Cathy Reece. “We continuously strive to provide the highest level of service to our clients,” said Steve Good, Fennemore… Read More →

Ballard Spahr launches initiative for emerging companies

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Ballard Spahr has launched a new program – Project SING – designed to support emerging companies and guide them through the legal challenges that come with starting a business. Project SING (Seed. Incubate. Nurture. Grow.) offers select emerging companies access to mentorship opportunities, educational sessions, networking, and alternative fee arrangements to accommodate the unique needs… Read More →

Quarles & Brady volunteers time at Capitol School

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On Friday, Oct. 30, nearly two dozen members of Quarles & Brady’s Phoenix office joined together to volunteer their time as “homeroom parents” at the Capitol School’s annual Fall Celebration. This was the first of three events during the 2015-2016 school year where attorneys and staff will volunteer their team to the Capitol School, providing… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber lands healthcare litigators

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John C. West and Robert M. Kort, attorneys with extensive experience in health care matters, have joined the litigation practice at Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, one of the largest commercial law firms in the western United States. West and Kort have successfully handled a wide range of complex litigation matters for managed care organizations, health… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber named to Best Law Firms

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP, one of the largest commercial law firms in the western United States, is recognized in the 2016 Best Law Firms rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. Firms included in the 2016 Best Law Firms list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy awarded 5 national rankings

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced its inclusion in the national and metropolitan Phoenix and Santa Fe law firm rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 list of “Best Law Firms.” In total, the Arizona-based law firm was awarded five national rankings and 33 metropolitan rankings. Gallagher & Kennedy earned national rankings in… Read More →