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Downtown Law School Announces New Name

Phoenix School of Law, a private law school located in downtown Phoenix, is pleased to announce its new name:  Arizona Summit Law School. The new name highlights the ambition and drive of the students, faculty and staff at Arizona Summit Law School, collaborating to accomplish more, and ascend toward their personal “Summit.” This concept exemplifies… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner earns honor

November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers ® recently named one of North Scottsdale’s largest law firms, Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., as one of the 2014 “Best Law Firms.” “The award comes shortly after the firm’s named partners, Randy Nussbaum, Greg Gillis and Dean Dinner were recently selected by their peers for inclusion… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner earns honor

November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers ® recently named one of North Scottsdale’s largest law firms, Nussbaum Gillis & Dinner, P.C., as one of the 2014 “Best Law Firms.” “The award comes shortly after the firm’s named partners, Randy Nussbaum, Greg Gillis and Dean Dinner were recently selected by their peers for inclusion… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Honors Former Chairman

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November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that it has established an ongoing scholarship through the American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund in honor of the firm’s former chairman, John W. Daniels Jr. The scholarship was launched with over $100,000 in contributions from Quarles & Brady, colleagues of Daniels and… Read More →

Quarles & Brady Honors Former Chairman

John Daniels Scholarship
November 11, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that it has established an ongoing scholarship through the American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund in honor of the firm’s former chairman, John W. Daniels Jr. The scholarship was launched with over $100,000 in contributions from Quarles & Brady, colleagues of Daniels and… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Rodolfo Parga, Jr.

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November 11, 2013 by in Az Business Leaders | Legal

Rodolfo Parga, Jr. Managing shareholder Ryley Carlock & Applewhite rcalaw.com Parga, elected managing shareholder in 200, is recognized as an accomplished trial attorney and has been named as one of the Valley’s most admired CEOs. He is also a community leader, recently serving as chairman of the board of Chicanos Por La Causa. Biggest challenge:… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Named ‘Law Firm of the Year’

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November 10, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of Best Law Firms in two categories: Government Relations and Litigation-Real Estate. According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, only one law firm is given the “Law Firm of the Year” designation in… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Named 'Law Firm of the Year'

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November 10, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

The international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of Best Law Firms in two categories: Government Relations and Litigation-Real Estate. According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, only one law firm is given the “Law Firm of the Year” designation in… Read More →

Acclaimed healthcare attorney joins Polsinelli

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David Cade, the highest ranking career official in the Office of the General Counsel of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), joined Polsinelli effective today. Most recently, Cade served as Deputy General Counsel to HHS. Cade cited the firm’s deep commitment to being at the forefront of healthcare reform and innovation… Read More →

Lee Elected to Ballet Arizona’s Board of Directors

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Fennemore Craig, one of the largest law firms in the Southwest, announced that T. James Lee, a shareholder and director at Fennemore Craig in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Ballet Arizona. Lee focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, charitable giving, and business formation and… Read More →

Lee Elected to Ballet Arizona's Board of Directors

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Fennemore Craig, one of the largest law firms in the Southwest, announced that T. James Lee, a shareholder and director at Fennemore Craig in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Board of Directors for Ballet Arizona. Lee focuses his practice in the areas of estate planning, charitable giving, and business formation and… Read More →

Former U.S. Attorney Charlton Joins Steptoe

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November 7, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced that Paul Charlton, the former U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona, has joined the firm as a partner.  He will be based in the Phoenix office and will practice in Steptoe’s Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense Groups. Mr. Charlton concentrates his practice on high-profile and complex litigation, internal… Read More →

Fisher & Phillips Wins Award for Innovative App

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Fisher & Phillips LLP has won first place in the social/interactive media category of the Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter “Your Honor Awards” for its FMLA Leave Calculator App. One of the nation’s leading labor and employment firms representing employers, Fisher & Phillips created the app which allows employers to calculate basic leave requests and… Read More →

Fisher & Phillips Wins Award for Innovative App

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Fisher & Phillips LLP has won first place in the social/interactive media category of the Legal Marketing Association Southeastern Chapter “Your Honor Awards” for its FMLA Leave Calculator App. One of the nation’s leading labor and employment firms representing employers, Fisher & Phillips created the app which allows employers to calculate basic leave requests and… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy makes ‘Best Law Firms’ list

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November 5, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm announced today its inclusion in the national and metropolitan Phoenix and Santa Fe law firm rankings in the U.S. News & World Report and Best lawyers 2014 list of  “Best Law Firms.” In total, the Arizona-based law firm was awarded five national rankings and 29… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy makes 'Best Law Firms' list

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November 5, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A., a full service business law firm announced today its inclusion in the national and metropolitan Phoenix and Santa Fe law firm rankings in the U.S. News & World Report and Best lawyers 2014 list of  “Best Law Firms.” In total, the Arizona-based law firm was awarded five national rankings and 29… Read More →

Steptoe partner receives Torch of Liberty Award

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November 4, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner David Bodney has received the “Torch of Liberty Award” from the Arizona region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).  Mr. Bodney was presented with the award at a gala celebrating the organization’s centennial held October 24 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. The “Torch of Liberty Award” was established to recognize individuals… Read More →

Massage Envy adds to leadership team

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Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today they’ve added to their executive team with a new chief operating officer and new general counsel. As Massage Envy Spa’s new chief operating officer, Joe Luongo is responsible for the company’s day-to-day franchisor operations and leads… Read More →

Roshka DeWulf & Patten Ranked Among Best Firms

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November 2, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Roshka DeWulf & Patten, a Phoenix-based business law firm specializing in litigation and regulatory issues, has been ranked among the 2014 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Roshka DeWulf & Patten achieved first-tier ranking in Metro Phoenix and Tier 2 nationally. Firms included on the list of 2014 “Best… Read More →

Roshka DeWulf & Patten Ranked Among Best Firms

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November 2, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Roshka DeWulf & Patten, a Phoenix-based business law firm specializing in litigation and regulatory issues, has been ranked among the 2014 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. Roshka DeWulf & Patten achieved first-tier ranking in Metro Phoenix and Tier 2 nationally. Firms included on the list of 2014 “Best… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Ari Bai

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November 1, 2013 by in Az Business Leaders | Legal

Ari Bai Shareholder Polsinelli polsinelli.com Bai has extensive experience protecting client products in the mechanical, electrical and computer industries. Bai previously served as in-house patent counsel for a large national medical device company. He also worked as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Washington. Biggest challenge: “The biggest obstacle I… Read More →

Ogletree Deakins Named a 'Law Firm of the Year'

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November 1, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in two categories, Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management, in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list.… Read More →

Ogletree Deakins Named a ‘Law Firm of the Year’

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November 1, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has been named “Law Firm of the Year” in two categories, Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management, in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list.… Read More →

Squire Sanders Partner judges ethics competition

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October 25, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Squire Sanders Partner Frank Placenti served as a judge in the University of Arizona, Eller College of Management’s 11th Annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition. The event allows local business leaders and professionals to help students from more than 30 business colleges to reason through a thought provoking business ethics case, with this competition raising students’… Read More →