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Minimizing the risk of medical malpractice


There is, of course, no way to eliminate a medical practice’s risk of being involved in a malpractice lawsuit. There are, however, a number of ways to minimize the risk of untoward events and put your practice in the best possible position to defend against a medical malpractice lawsuit. Below are some tips from the… Read More →

Wendi A. Sorensen named to ‘Top 25 Women Attorneys’

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The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Wendi A. Sorensen has been named one of the 2015 “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona” by Southwest Super Lawyers.  Sorensen was also named to the prestigious list in 2013.  Sorensen has been selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer for five consecutive years beginning in 2011.   Sorensen has… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Greenberg Traurig

The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 19 attorneys on the 2015 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named six Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. “We are extremely proud of the achievements of our attorneys,”… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands estate and probate practice


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Stacey Johnson and Paul Omerza have joined the Estate Planning and Probate practice in the firm’s Phoenix office. “We are pleased to welcome Stacey and Paul to the firm,” said Jim Lee, practice group chair of Fennemore Craig’s Estate Planning and Probate practice. “The combined depth… Read More →

The Jennings Strouss Foundation Supports Girls on the Run

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Jennings, Strouss & Salmon’s charitable foundation, the Jennings Strouss Foundation, recently teamed up with the non-profit organization Girls on the Run as the Presenting Sponsor of its April 26th 5K event. Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Sanders & Parks


Sanders & Parks, P.C. announced that fourteen of its lawyers have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.  In addition, Bob Bruno, Garrick Gallagher, Winn Sammons and Mark Worischeck were selected to the Southwest Super Lawyers Top 50 list, and Robin Burgess was named a Top 25 Women honoree. Sanders & Parks’ Southwest… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Jennings Strouss


Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced that twenty-two attorneys have been listed in Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine for 2015, including seven 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.   The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers are: Gerald W. Alston – Business Litigation Timothy W. Barton – Real Estate David… Read More →

Squire Patton Boggs partner helps found governance group


Squire Patton Boggs Phoenix partner Frank M. Placenti, along with a group of the leading corporate governance lawyers from the US and Canada, have founded the American College of Governance Counsel. The College is a professional, educational and honorary association of lawyers widely-recognized for their achievements in the field of governance. Mr. Placenti serves as… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Steptoe & Johnson


Fourteen Steptoe & Johnson LLP attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and three attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.  The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research. The following Steptoe attorneys were selected as 2015… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Gallagher & Kennedy


The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. Additionally, 12 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars.   Annually, only the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico are selected by Southwest Super Lawyers… Read More →

Super Lawyers: ​Quarles & Brady


The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that 22 of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers magazine as among the top attorneys in Arizona for 2015. Additionally, 16 attorneys were named to the 2015 Southwest Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Gordon Silver


Gordon Silver announced that Thomas J. Salerno, shareholder in the firm’s Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers.  Gordon Silver lawyer Teresa M. Pilatowicz, also in the Business Restructuring & Bankruptcy Practice Group, was listed as a 2015 Rising Star. Thomas J. Salerno… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Fennemore Craig


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced 41 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyersfor Arizona. In addition, 14 attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars, Super Lawyers. “The firm congratulates the 55 Fennemore Craig lawyers selected as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in recognition of their dedication to… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Stinson Leonard Street


Five attorneys from the Phoenix office of Stinson Leonard Street LLP were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers and five others were named Southwest Rising Stars. The attorneys selected as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers: Carrie Francis, Employment & Labor Jeffrey Goulder, Business Litigation Michael Manning, Business Litigation Michael Parrish, Business Litigation Lonnie Williams Jr., Business Litigation… Read More →