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Labor attorney Ronald Stolkin joins Ballard Spahr in Phoenix

Two attorneys become shareholders

Ronald J. Stolkin, a nationally recognized labor and employment attorney, has joined Ballard Spahr as of counsel in the Phoenix office, Chair Mark Stewart announced. Mr. Stolkin focuses on counseling management on personnel practices, employee discipline matters, and labor relations. He has represented clients in a broad range of employment-related issues before the Equal Employment… Read More →

Kendis Key Muscheid joins Ballard Spahr as partner inq

Kendis Key Muscheid, one of the leading nonprofit tax lawyers in the Southwest, has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in the Phoenix office, Chair Mark Stewart announced. Ms. Muscheid focuses on the representation of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, charitable trusts, and on issues involving Arizona taxation. Her clients include a wide variety of 501(c)(3)… Read More →

John Kerkorian named Ballard Spahr managing partner


John G. Kerkorian, a commercial litigator who represents leading Arizona businesses and national financial institutions, will become Managing Partner of Ballard Spahr’s Phoenix office effective July 1, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced. Mr. Kerkorian succeeds Stephen M. Savage, who was a co-founder of the Phoenix office and has served as its Managing Partner since it… Read More →

Children’s Law Center honors Ballard Spahr’s William Hicks

William Hicks III

Ballard Spahr lawyer William A. Hicks III will be honored with the Adoption Sustaining Award of Excellence by the Children’s Law Center at today’s Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP) of Maricopa County’s For Love of Justice Reception. Mr. Hicks is a longtime volunteer for the Children’s Law Center, where he dedicates his time to helping family… Read More →

Booker T. Evans, Jr. joins Ballard Spahr

Booker Evans - Headshot

Booker T. Evans, Jr., a prominent white collar criminal defense attorney and commercial litigator with more than 25 years of experience defending multimillion-dollar cases for businesses and individuals, has joined Ballard Spahr as a partner in Phoenix, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced today. Mr. Evans was Chief Deputy District Attorney in Las Vegas and an… Read More →

St. Joseph’s and Barrow’s add new board members


The Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Foundation recently elected two new members for Fiscal Year 2015. The new board members are: Barry Berman, of Scottsdale, graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a bachelor’s in business administration, a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He began his career as an equity trader… Read More →

Ballard Spahr expands Phoenix office

Ballard Spahr has significantly expanded its Phoenix office with the addition of prominent litigators known for their work in media and constitutional law, complex commercial litigation, and bankruptcy, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced. Joining the firm today as partners are David J. Bodney, a nationally recognized First Amendment litigator who will lead the firm’s Media… Read More →

Royal Palms Debuts Brand New T. Cook's

Royal Palms exterior
by in Date Night | Escape

On September 9th, Royal Palms Resort and Spa re-opened the highly acclaimed T. Cook’s restaurant. Highlighting Executive Chef Paul McCabe’s creative interpretation of New American cooking, the Mediterranean-inspired design and architecture; the restaurant is introducing a new culinary and overall guest experience while remaining loyal to the treasured, timeless atmosphere guests have come to know… Read More →

W.J. Maloney Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Wraps Up Work On Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center


  W.J. Maloney Plumbing, Heating & Cooling has added to its healthcare and medical center expertise with the conclusion of its work on the plumbing system at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at St. Joseph’s Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. W.J. Maloney Plumbing, Heating & Cooling was the responsive low bidder… Read More →

Jaclyn Foutz Joins Andante Law Group

Jaclyn Foutz
by in Business News | Legal

Andante Law Group of Daniel E. Garrison, PLLC announced that Jaclyn D. Foutz has joined the firm as an attorney.  Her practice is concentrated in commercial litigation, bankruptcy, reorganization and capital recovery.  She represents creditors in collection and enforcement matters, as well as in all facets of bankruptcy proceedings and advising clients on creditors’ rights.… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers – 2012 Healthcare – Intellectual Property


Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. [stextbox id=”grey”] Categories Banking Healthcare Business/Corporate Law Intellectual Property Construction Litigation Mergers and Acquisitions Employment/Labor Relations Real Estate Environmental Law Securities and Corporate Finance Estate… Read More →

New Retail And Restaurants To Attract People To Dowtown Phoenix

CityScape, Phoenix, Ariz. - AZ Business Magazine May/June 2011

With the opening of CityScape at One E. Washington St., Downtown Phoenix now has an urban-style, mixed-use development where people can eat, shop, meet friends after work, relax at a boutique hotel, and even blow off some steam at the gym or roll a few frames at a bowling center. Developers of CityScape envision retail… Read More →

The SEC Catches Up On New Technology In Proxy Solicitations


A quick tutorial: Proxies are the means by which public shareholders vote. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 governs the solicitation of those proxies. The act and the regulations adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission under the act are designed to ensure a fair process with adequate disclosure to shareholders so they may make… Read More →