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Callahan Joins Jones, Skelton & Hochuli as Partner

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February 26, 2014 by in Legal

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli announced that Charles M. Callahan has joined the firm as a Partner. Mr. Callahan has over 20 years of experience and focuses his practice on professional and personal liability defense, and bad faith/insurance coverage litigation. “I am very excited for the opportunity to bring my practice and experience to one of… Read More →

Help for Entrepreneurs Wanting to Franchise Business

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Susan Wells, a partner with the law firm of Jaburg Wilk is hosting FranFocus–a no-cost presentation by experienced professionals for successful entrepreneurs considering expanding their businesses through franchising, followed by cocktails, on Wednesday, March 12th from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Jaburg Wilk, 3200 N. Central Ave., Suite 2000 Phoenix, AZ 85012. Attendees will… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk Expands Insurance, Commercial Litigation Practices

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February 20, 2014 by in Featured | Legal

Adam M. Weiler and Aaron K. Haar have joined the Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk as attorneys to expand the Insurance and Commercial Litigation practice groups. Adam M. Weiler has worked in general insurance defense litigation for most of his career. He handles a variety of tort defense litigation with an extensive background including… Read More →

Honoring excellence in corporate counsel

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February 19, 2014 by in Events | Featured | Legal

Effective corporate counsel has never been more important than it is in today’s new economy. Az Business magazine is recognizing the important and vital role that in-house counsel plays in the success of a business with the Arizona Corporate Counsel Awards (ACC Awards). The 30 finalists and winners were honored Thursday, January 16 during a… Read More →

Williams named 2014 BTI Client Service All-Star

February 18, 2014 by in Featured | Legal

A shareholder at the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Phoenix office has been recognized for his commitment to client service in the BTI Client Service All-Stars 2014 report. Greenberg Traurig Phoenix shareholder Quinn Williams has represented public and private corporations, entrepreneurs and investment funds for more than 20 years. “Greenberg Traurig is proud of… Read More →

Kim Named to ASU Center for Emergency Management

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The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Leezie Kim, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named to the ASU Center for Emergency Management and Homeland Security Advisory Council. The ASU Center’s advisory council executives provide extensive expertise from all sectors of emergency management and homeland security. The… Read More →

Was Dumb Starbucks Smart?

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February 17, 2014 by in Business News | Featured | Legal

Comedian Nathan Fielder created a media stir, and long lines, when he opened a coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks. The establishment was quickly closed down for not having a permit. In the short time that the shop was open, legal commentators everywhere speculated about whether Starbucks would sue for trademark infringement, and if it did,… Read More →

Fennemore Craig Elects New Directors in Phoenix

February 11, 2014 by in Business News | Legal

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, has announced the promotion of Michelle Jager and Patrick Irvine as directors in the firm’s Phoenix office. “It is an honor to congratulate Michelle and Pat on their dedication to our clients, the community and their continued commitment to excellence,” said Tim Berg, managing partner of Fennemore… Read More →

You May Love Job, But What About Co-Worker?

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February 10, 2014 by in Featured | Legal | Women In Business | Workforce

Love is in the air, and sometimes those amorous feelings lead to claims of sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace. As Valentine’s Day approaches, employers should be mindful about office romances in light of some interesting statistics: More than 20 percent of married couples met at work, yet nearly half of those employees reported… Read More →

Quarles & Brady's Funkhouser earns award from Iowa

February 8, 2014 by in Business News | Legal

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has received the Recent Alumni Award from the University of Iowa College of Law. The Recent Alumni Award is granted to alumni of the College of Law, within the first 10 years… Read More →

Squire Sanders' Crabb Earns All-Star Status

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Squire Sanders announced that Phoenix-based Partner Joe Crabb has been selected, for the second year in a row, by corporate counsel to the 2014 BTI Client Service All-Stars list. This recognition is awarded to lawyers in the US who differentiate themselves from all others, through excellence in client service. Joe is one of only 56… Read More →

Panel will discuss Cybersecurity at GPEC

February 5, 2014 by in Business News | Events | Legal | Tech

Members of Arizona’s business community are invited to the February meeting of the Arizona Aerospace & Defense Forum for a discussion centered on cyber-security including risks, trends and what businesses need to keep their businesses safe and secure online. This event will be hosted at the offices of Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) located at… Read More →

Szkatulski Joins Sherman & Howard’s Scottsdale Office

Sherman & Howard L.L.C. announced the addition of Jennifer Szkatulski to its Scottsdale office.  Jennifer, who has practiced at the firm as a consultant since 2012, will join the firm’s estate planning group as an associate. Sherman & Howard’s estate and tax planning attorneys work with high net worth individuals, families, business owners, entrepreneurs and… Read More →

Frutkin Law Firm Names New Senior Counsel

This month, the Frutkin Law Firm has announced Stephanie Fierro, Esq. has been named Senior Counsel Attorney at the Firm. Fierro serves clients in general counsel business law and estate planning. She also has experience in business litigation and alternative dispute resolution inherent in any general counsel practice. She brings the firm a wide range… Read More →