Legal Archives

Fennemore Craig expands real estate practice

Fennemore Craig

Derek J. Pfaff joined law firm Fennemore Craig’s Phoenix office to practice real estate at the firm. Pfaff worked with the Texas based law firm Andrews Kurth. “We are excited to welcome Derek to the firm,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “He is an experienced real estate practitioner who will allow us to serve clients… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld names Nicholle Harris partner

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Gust Rosenfeld PLC elected Nicholle Harris to partner. Harris joined the law firm in 2012 after serving as assistant attorney general with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. She practices in the area of public law providing general legal services to municipalities and other public bodies across the state. “During our ninety-five year history, Gust Rosenfeld distinguished… Read More →

Polsinelli ranked in Top 5% for client service

Maria Speth

Polsinelli is ranked among the top five percent of 650 law firms for providing outstanding client service to clients with revenues over $1 billion, BTI Consulting Group announced in its annual benchmark market study in client service known as the BTI Client Service A-Team. BTI also named three Polsinelli attorneys as 2016 BTI Client Service… Read More →

Sherman & Howard expands in Scottsdale

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. expanded its offices,  located at 7033 East Greenway Parkway in the Kierland Corporate Center, in Scottsdale, adding four new attorneys and staff members. “We are pleased to announce our expansion in Scottsdale,” said Gregory Falls, managing partner of the firm’s Arizona offices. “Our lawyers are focused on expanding our services to… Read More →

Frutkin Law Firm adds new partners

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The Frutkin Law Firm added Stephanie Fierro and Ben J. Himmelstein as the firm’s newest partners. Both Fierro and Himmelstein have a history of assisting local businesses and individuals with the full range of their legal needs. As a Partner at Frutkin Law Firm, Fierro concentrates her practice in the areas of general counsel business… Read More →

Maria Speth will speak on legal innovation

Maria Speth

Jaburg Wilk shareholder Maria Crimi Speth along with other panelists will address innovative trends in the legal industry and explore the issues around ethical challenges to the use of social media and legal technology at Legal Innovation: Trends & Ethics From Different Perspectives, a legal event hosted by Evolve Law. The event is Thursday, February 18th 2016 from… Read More →

Tiffany & Bosco adds real estate attorney

Fennemore Craig

Phoenix-based law firm, Tiffany & Bosco P.A., added James J. Farley II as its newest real estate and banking litigation attorney. Farley focuses on advocating for clients at the trial court level in state and federal courts as well as in front of regulatory commissions. Born and raised in Arizona, he concentrates his practice on… Read More →

Ballard Spahr launches political law group

Politics

Ballard Spahr formed a dedicated Political and Election Law Group to help individuals, organizations, and government officials navigate the increasingly complex regulatory environment governing political activity. The team of more than 15 lawyers will advise clients on issues such as campaign finance, redistricting, access, lobbying and electoral strategy, PAC formation and regulatory compliance. Litigators in… Read More →

Nussbaum Gillis and Dinner attorney to talk on business risk

Managing Downstream and Upstream Risks

Scott Richardson, from Nussbaum Gillis and Dinner Insurance and Administrative attorney, will present, Wednesday, on the ways to limit a business’s risk. Richardson will cover topics such as sub limits, exclusions, theft, dishonesty, and more. This workshop will cater to small, medium, large business owners, CEOs, and CFOs. The talk, “Bringing Business Sense to My… Read More →

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

Fennemore Craig

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

JLL

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

BORDER GOVERNORS

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

Eric Forshee

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 →