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Fennemore Craig expands Phoenix office

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Fennemore Craig announced the addition of two new attorneys in the firm’s Phoenix office. Blake Atkinson and Philip Brailsford have joined the firm as associates and practice in intellectual property and business litigation. “The firm continuously seeks to add excellent lawyers to enhance the services we provide to our clients,” said Steve Good, managing partner… Read More →

Popular daily fantasy league sites restricted in Arizona

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After six years of playing fantasy football with out-of-state relatives, Amber Salisbury was excited when her brother in Texas invited her to play FanDuel, a daily fantasy sports website offering cash prizes. “I thought it was a fun way to make small bets and the possibility of getting a payout is better than not getting… Read More →

Polsinelli named an IP litigation powerhouse

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Polsinelli has been named one of four IP Litigation Powerhouses in the 2016 BTI Litigation Outlook report based on interviews with general counsels. This is the first time Polsinelli has received recognition by BTI as an IP Litigation Powerhouse. “This is a huge accomplishment for our firm and we’re honored to thank our clients and… Read More →

Quarles & Brady earns diversity leadership award

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that its Phoenix office has been honored by the Arizona Diversity Council with the first-ever Corporate DiversityFIRST™ Leadership Award for its outstanding accomplishments in the promotion and advancement of diversity through inclusion and strong leadership. The firm was honored with individual and fellow business award… Read More →

ASU Law gets $2 million gift from Steele Foundation

ASU's Arizona Center for Law and Society

The Steele Foundation has made a grant award of $2 million to the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University to endow the Daniel Cracchiolo Chair in Civil and Criminal Litigation, thus founding the largest named chair within the school’s history. In addition, the grant will establish a scholarship fund from the… Read More →

Phoenix lawyer urges Congress to block ‘joint employer’ rule

Supreme Court

Phoenix lawyer Mark Kisicki called on Congress Tuesday to “restore stability in labor relations” by reversing a National Labor Relations Board ruling that he said will cause “significant economic upheaval” if left untouched. Kisicki was one of several witnesses testifying to a Senate committee on an August change to NLRB regulations so that any company… Read More →

Ranking Arizona® will get a new look for the 2016 edition

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The 19th edition of “Ranking Arizona®: The Best of Arizona Business” will feature a makeover of the editorial content to help readers learn more about their favorite Arizona-based businesses. “Historically, we have published traditional profiles of each company,” said AZ Big Media Editor in Chief Michael Gossie. “This year, we are going deeper. We are… Read More →

What are the risks and rewards of crowdfunding law?

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal | Small Biz

Arizona’s new crowdfunding law, which is intended to give small companies in the local Arizona economy greater access to capital, took effect on July 3. Arizona joins a growing number of states that have recently enacted laws permitting some form of equity crowdfunding. For startups and other emerging growth businesses that may not have ready… Read More →

Best Lawyers honors Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorneys

Coppersmith Brockelman

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP announced that 39 attorneys from its Phoenix office were selected by their peers for inclusion The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Five Lewis Roca Rothgerber attorneys also were honored as the Best Lawyers 2016 ‘Lawyers of the Year’ in Phoenix. Bryant D. Barber was named 2016 Municipal Law “Lawyer of the… Read More →

Maria Crimi Speth will discuss legal traps on Internet

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Maria Crimi Speth and Arizona Technology Council’s Startup and Entrepreneurship Committee will be presenting ‘It’s a (VIRTUAL) Jungle Out There! Legal Traps on the Internet, on Thursday Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Unexpected Art Gallery located at 734 W. Polk, Phoenix, AZ 85007. Attendees will learn how to avoid common,… Read More →

Gordon & Rees’ Jamie Mayrose joins Phoenix Theatre board

Phoenix Theatre

Jamie Mayrose of Gordon & Rees was recently named to the board of the Phoenix Theatre. “I’m thrilled to bring my love of the theater and my legal skills to the Board of Directors at Phoenix Theatre,” said Mayrose. “This organization is such an important part of the community, and I look forward to working… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber adds four associates in Phoenix

Maria Speth

Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP has announced that Nicholas Bauman, Justin Graham, Lindsey Herzik and Lindsey Herzog have joined the firm’s Phoenix office as associates. Bauman is an associate in the litigation practice group. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at the Arizona Supreme Court as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert M. Brutinel. During law school, he served asarticles editor for… Read More →

Meet Arizona’s Most Admired Companies of 2015

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Each year, Az Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ chooses 40 companies as winners of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards. A crowd of more than 400 people packed the Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday September 10, 2015 to honor the 40 companies who were named Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2015. When developing the Most Admired Companies program, the primary goal of Az… Read More →

Fennemore Craig lawyer elected to Children’s Museum board

Courtesy of Children's Museum of Phoenix Facebook

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Stephanie Tribe, an attorney in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been elected to the Children’s Museum of Phoenix Board of Directors. She replaces Susan Wissink, chair of the firm’s business and finance practice group, who previously served as a board member for nine years. “All of… Read More →