Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm has announced the addition of five new attorneys to the Phoenix office. Lauren Crawford, Jessica Gale, Brian Hawkins,Courtney Radow and Seth Schuknecht have joined the firm as associates and practice law in the area of litigation.
Crawford has helped businesses protect and enforce their rights at both federal and state levels under an array of insurance policies, including commercial general liability policies, commercial auto liability, and umbrella and excess policies. Before joining Fennemore Craig, Crawford worked as an associate at the law firm of Polsinelli PC in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to her work at Polsinelli, Crawford clerked for the Honorable Patrick Irvine and Patricia Orozco on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona and her J.D. from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Gale earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona and her J.D. from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. While in law school, she worked as a law clerk for Southern Arizona Legal Aid and mentored first year law students as an Ares fellow. Prior to law school, Gale served as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in Valparaiso, Chile.
Hawkins previously worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Timothy Tymkovich, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Denver, Colorado. Hawkins also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Neil Wake, District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. Hawkins received his B.A., cum laude, at Brigham Young University and his J.D., magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, at the University of Michigan Law School.
Radow’spractice involves commercial litigation, breach of contract, and simple and complex litigation matters. Before joining Fennemore Craig, she worked as a litigation associate at Gordon Silver in Phoenix, Arizona. While in law school, she served as a legal intern for then Governor of Arizona Janet Napolitano at Governor Napolitano’s Office of General Counsel. Radow received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona and her J.D., cum laude, at the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law.
Schuknecht previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable James Teilborg, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona. Schuknecht served as a Naval Aviator for nine years on active duty in the U.S. Navy before becoming an attorney. Schuknecht received his B.A. with merit from the United States Naval Academy and his J.D., cum laude, from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Fennemore Craig’s Litigation practice includes more than 35 lawyers who practice in the areas of business and personal injury torts, commercial litigation, construction disputes and defects litigation, e-discovery, environment and natural resources litigation, financial restructuring and bankruptcy, patent litigation, product liability, professional liability, insurance litigation, real estate litigation and securities litigation.