Legal Archives

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli earn favorable opinion in AZ Supreme Court

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JSH Attorneys Lori Voepel, Don Myles and Josh Snell have obtained a favorable opinion from the Arizona Supreme Court in an important products liability case. In Watts v. Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, No. CV-15-0065 (Jan. 21, 2016), the Arizona Supreme Court adopted the “learned intermediary doctrine,” under which a prescription drug manufacturer satisfies its duty to… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite adds new member

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite added Jason L. Cassidy as part of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where he will work with clients in tort law, real estate defamation and more. Cassidy works with clients to resolve disputes involving the Federal Tort Claims Act, real estate, defamation, land use/zoning, discrimination, ADA/disability issues, bankruptcy, the False Claims… Read More →

Ballard Spahr event features 2 former governors

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Ballard Spahr is hosting a Government Relations Roadshow featuring former Arizona Governor Janice. K. Brewer and former Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell to discuss campaign finance disclosure, the upcoming presidential election and evolving laws that govern political activity. The first stop on the roadshow, A Meeting at the Corner of Law & Politics, will be… Read More →

Sherman & Howard promotes Gabriel Peraza to member

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Sherman & Howard L.L.C. promoted Gabriel A. Peraz to member of the firm. Peraza joined the firm in 2009 and is an attorney in the Trial and Litigation Practice Group in the Phoenix office. “(Peraza) has distinguished himself in the community for his legal ability, his work product and his ethical reputation,” says Gregory Falls,… Read More →

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli choose legal writing scholar

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Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. selected Aisha E. Alcaraz as its Diversity Legal Writing Program Scholar. The Diversity Legal Writing Program provides second-year law students at Arizona State University with practical clerking experience in private law firms within Maricopa County. As a participant in the program, Alcaraz has been offered the opportunity to clerk for… Read More →

Krystle Delgado turns music career into legal career

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

After dedicating years to her music career, Krystle Delgado is creating a new path, but instead it’s on the legal side of things. Delgado is best known for her own music career which has been in motion since she was 10 years old. But now, at 27, she is putting a little twist on her… Read More →

ACC Awards honor Arizona’s top in-house attorneys

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Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in Arizona’s evolving knowledge-based economy. Thursday night, before a sold-out crowd at The Camby/Autograph Collection Hotel (formerly the Ritz-Carlton), Az Business magazine recognized the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC… Read More →

Fennemore Craig appoints chief talent officer

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Fennemore Craig, a law firm, appointed  Robert Kramer, an attorney in the firm’s Phoenix office, as chief talent officer. In this position, he will oversee attorney recruitment, professional development and retention. In the role of chief talent officer, Kramer will guide attorney recruitment, onboarding and training, as well as attorney mentorship, leadership and development. He… Read More →

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 →