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Mayor Greg Stanton reveals separation from wife

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Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and his wife Nicole Stanton, managing partner of Quarles and Brady’s Phoenix office,  have separated after 10 years of marriage. The two-term mayor made the announcement via a Facebook posting that said, “This is an amicable decision.” The Stantons released the following statement this morning: “After 10 years of marriage that brought us tremendous joy… Read More →

Burch & Cracchiolo name two shareholders

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Tonya K. MacBeth and Kenneth J. Januszewski were named, Monday, shareholders of the firm at Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. MacBeth is a domestic relations attorney whose practice addresses a full range of family law concerns, including nuptial agreements, divorce, and post-decree modification and enforcement actions. She resolves issues in mediation but also takes cases to… Read More →

Ballard Spahr launches ‘Year of Service’

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Ballard Spahr will celebrate its 10th anniversary in Phoenix through a “Year of Service” by giving back to the community. The first event will be on Monday, Jan. 18, at the Lana Turner Civitan House where lawyers and staff will spend the morning socializing with its residents and lending a hand with maintenance of the property.… Read More →

Littler Mendelson names Kristy Peters shareholder

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Kristy Peters, an attorney in the Phoenix office of Littler, an employment and labor law practice representing management, has been made a shareholder, which went into effect Jan. 1. The firm promoted a total of 15 new attorneys to shareholder across its U.S. offices. “Kristy is an exceptional attorney and has demonstrated outstanding leadership, hard… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands energy and utilities practice

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Fennemore Craig, a regional law firm, announced Michelle De Blasi joined the firm as a shareholder in the firm’s natural resources, environment, energy and utilities practice group. “We are pleased to welcome Michelle to the firm,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “Michelle will be an integral member of our already robust energy… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld expands Public Law Group

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Gust Rosenfeld, P.L.C. welcomes Susan Goodwin, Phyllis Smiley, Trish Stuhan and Dustin Cammack to its renowned Public Law Group. The new attorneys bring a combined 64 years of experience to the firm. Goodwin, Smiley and Stuhan serve as city and town attorneys and special counsel for a number of Arizona municipalities. They advise Arizona cities… Read More →

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham adds 2 partners

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Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced, Tuesday, that the firm added two Arizona lawyers, Blake Whiteman and Brian Myers. Whiteman and Myers, who both practice in commercial litigation, join the firm as partners. Whiteman is also an experienced family law and domestic relations lawyer. Whiteman’s practice is focused in business disputes, construction and commercial litigation, including… Read More →

Steptoe & Johnson announces new Phoenix partner

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Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced, Monday, the promotion of 10 lawyers in three of its offices. Alan Bayless Feldman was named a new partner in Steptoe & Johnson’s Phoenix offices. He focuses his practice on labor relation and employment law. Bayless Feldman represents clients across the nation for collective bargaining, union organizing campaigns and unfair… Read More →

Fennemore Craig elects 3 Phoenix directors

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Fennemore Craig, a law firm, announced the promotion of Kevin Green, Stacie Smith, and Stephanie Tribe to Director in the firm’s Phoenix office. “It is an honor to welcome Kevin, Stacie and Stephanie as directors and owners of the firm,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “Their promotion is well-deserved and is a… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber expands to L.A.

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Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP and Christie, Parker & Hale LLP announced Monday they have combined to become Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP. The combination brings together two well-respected law firms, creating a top-level intellectual property practice group with broad industry and technical depth serving clients across the entire spectrum of IP. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s… Read More →

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 →