Women In Business Archives

Mediation becomes trend for resolving business disputes

mediation - AZ Business Magazine March/April 2012

While mediation used to be a form of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), mediation has become mainstream. Today, virtually every dispute that is not able to be resolved through direct negotiation is proceeding to mediation. The only questions are at what stage of the process will mediation be held and who will be selected as the… Read More →

Jackie Wright becomes 1st female president of AZIMA


The Arizona Interactive Marketing Association (AZIMA) has announced that Jackie Wright has been elected as the first female president in the organization’s six-year history, along with 18 new board members. Wright will lead the association in AZIMA’s mission of facilitating the understanding and application of interactive marketing and best practices amongst valley marketing professionals. The… Read More →

The James Agency announces growth and recognition

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The James Agency (TJA), a Scottsdale-based full-service advertising, public relations and digital firm, has experienced significant growth in the first half of 2015 with the addition of 11 new clients and seven new employees. Over the past six months, the agency also has been honored with 11 prestigious industry awards at both the local and national… Read More →

Coppersmith Brockelman adds 5 top attorneys


Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, added five attorneys to its ranks in the last year, providing depth and expertise in the practice areas of complex litigation, employment, insurance and health care law. “One key to the firm’s success over the past 20 years has been the quality of our lawyers. Our clients… Read More →

Polsinelli earns honor for women in leadership roles

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The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) announced that national law firm Polsinelli has achieved the 2015 WILEF Gold Standard Certification, which awards firms that promote women as business leaders in the legal field.  Polsinelli is one of only 44 firms recognized nationally for its emphasis on women in leadership. “It’s wonderful to see our… Read More →

American Lung Association adds 4 female leaders


The American Lung Association in Arizona Women’s Cabinet has added four new members. They join the volunteer women’s cabinet that provides executive leadership for LUNG FORCE. LUNG FORCE is the American Lung Association’s national health education movement with a singular mission to unite women to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health. “We… Read More →

Trisha Baggs joins Fennemore Craig


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Trisha Baggs has joined the Estate Planning and Probate practice in the firm’s Phoenix office. “We are pleased to welcome Trisha to the firm,” said Jim Lee, practice group chair of Fennemore Craig’s Estate Planning and Probate practice. “Her wide-ranging experience will further enrich the firm’s… Read More →

Jen of all trades: Scottsdale designer puts heart into homes

Courtesy of Jennifer Adams

In order to understand how Scottsdale designer Jennifer Adams transformed her life of cleaning houses, teaching aerobics and being a receptionist to becoming a successful entrepreneur, you would need to trace her journey all the way back to home. “I realized at an early age the power of home and what you do to your… Read More →

Jaburg Wilk makes Laura Rogal a partner

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Jaburg Wilk has announced that Laura Rogal has been named a partner of the firm. Rogal assists clients with their intellectual property legal needs including internet law, social media, domain disputes and commercial litigation. She has been recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2012. “We are extremely proud that Laura is an… Read More →

Banner Health finalizes Payson Regional merger


Banner Health announced that the merger of Mogollon Health Alliance (MHA) into Banner has been consummated and a definitive agreement has been signed with Payson Hospital Corporation.  Banner will assume operation of the 44-bed Payson Regional Medical Center on August 1, 2015. No interruptions in services are anticipated during this transition. “We were anxious to… Read More →

VincentBenjamin creates 40 new jobs in Phoenix


VincentBenjamin Group (VB), a leading provider of professional recruiting, staffing and project consulting services headquartered in Phoenix, today announced that they have completed their expansion to move into new headquarters located in the Esplanade. The move increases VincentBenjamin’s Phoenix footprint to 12,000 square feet and allows the company to execute on its plan to add… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney among Leading Women in Litigation


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Cathy Reece, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights and Restructuring practice group, has been selected as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation in 2015 by Benchmark Litigation for the fourth consecutive year. “The firm’s strength is built on the commitment of our attorneys… Read More →

Global Law Experts honor Sherman & Howard

Commercial Real Estate Industry - AZRE Magazine September/October 2011

Global Law Experts (GLE) recognized Sherman & Howard as the Labor Law Firm of the Year in Arizona for 2015. GLE conducted a rigorous and extensive nomination and research process for the sixth Annual Global Law Experts Awards. Candidates were judged on client testimonials, key cases, legal rankings, overall reputation, publication contributions, speaking engagements and… Read More →

Cox Communications honors Latina entrepreneurs


Cox Communications announced a partnership with Prensa Hispana newspaper, Azteca América Phoenix and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (AZHCC) to recognize successful Latina entrepreneurs whose innovative business strategies are perfect examples of many small businesses blooming in Arizona. The one-of-a-kind campaign is back for the third year and it includes a series of 30-second… Read More →