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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 →

Yurk Will Chair Professionalism and Ethics Committee

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October 24, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Russell Yurk, an attorney with Jennings, Haug & Cunningham, has been appointed to Chair the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee.  Prior to this appointment, Mr. Yurk served as the Vice-Chair of the committee. His two-year term as Chair commenced earlier this month at DRI’s Annual Meeting. Mr. Yurk’s legal practice focuses… Read More →

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Approved by SEC

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October 23, 2013 by in Business News | Finance | Legal | Tech

Although delayed for nearly a year, today the Securities and Exchange Commission unanimously approved the release of proposed equity crowdfunding rules. The proposed rules have been published and are available on the SEC website for public comments. The rules are part of the implementation of The JOBS Act, a 2012 law which legalized the opportunity… Read More →

Quarles & Brady raises anti-bullying awareness

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October 21, 2013 by in Featured | Legal

In observance of Anti-Bullying month in October, the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady LLP joined together with its sister offices nationwide the week of October 7 to show support, raise awareness and raise funds towards anti-bullying efforts. “Given my personal commitment to the anti-bullying initiative in Phoenix and beyond, coupled with our firm’s commitment… Read More →

Quarles & Brady raises anti-bullying awareness

Members of the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady LLP wore orange on October 9 in support of Unity Day.
October 21, 2013 by in Featured | Legal

In observance of Anti-Bullying month in October, the Phoenix office of Quarles & Brady LLP joined together with its sister offices nationwide the week of October 7 to show support, raise awareness and raise funds towards anti-bullying efforts. “Given my personal commitment to the anti-bullying initiative in Phoenix and beyond, coupled with our firm’s commitment… Read More →

10 Tactics Insurance Companies Use to Deny Claims

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October 21, 2013 by in Featured | Legal

After any kind of accident, from boating and automobile accidents to a dog bite or boating crash, the moments after can be confusing and frightening. Depending on your injuries and the situation, you may be looking at a personal injury lawsuit and in that case, it’s important to be on guard and and ready for… Read More →

Ingold elected to Humane Society board

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Burch & Cracchiolo partner Susanne E. “Susie” Ingold has been elected to the board of directors of The Arizona Humane Society. She has been committed to AHS since 2005 and been a member of the “Compassion with Fashion” annual fundraising luncheon committee since 2010. Ingold has practiced at Burch & Cracchiolo for fifteen years concentrating… Read More →

Polsinelli Recognized for Employment Litigation Counsel

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October 14, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Employers, both large and small, face an ever-growing web of workplace regulations and potential entanglements with employees. According to the BTI Litigation Outlook 2014 report, perhaps more than 90 percent of companies may need employment litigation representation in the coming year. To reach its conclusions, BTI Consulting Group of Wellesley, MA, conducted interviews with more… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s IP Team earns No. 1 ranking

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October 9, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s Intellectual Property Group received more mentions by Fortune 500 companies for IP litigation than any other firm in the United States, according to Corporate Counsel Magazine’s 2013 survey, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.”  The survey also recognized the firm’s patent prosecution practice. Michael McCue, Co-Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property… Read More →

Lewis Roca Rothgerber's IP Team earns No. 1 ranking

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October 9, 2013 by in Business News | Legal

Lewis Roca Rothgerber’s Intellectual Property Group received more mentions by Fortune 500 companies for IP litigation than any other firm in the United States, according to Corporate Counsel Magazine’s 2013 survey, “Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies.”  The survey also recognized the firm’s patent prosecution practice. Michael McCue, Co-Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Intellectual Property… Read More →