Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West regional firm, announced Andrew Federhar, a shareholder in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been appointed to the Business Court Advisory Committee for the Superior Court of Arizona.
“The firm’s reputation has been built on our attorneys’ unparalleled commitment to legal excellence and continued willingness to serve the legal community,” said Tim Berg, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Andy on this prestigious recognition.”
Federhar focuses his practice in professional liability, procurement, health care, telecommunications, municipal law, appeals and complex commercial litigation. He earned his J.D. and B.A. from the University of Arizona. Federhar also serves as a member of the National Center for State Courts.
The Business Court Advisory Committee examines the current processes for resolving business cases in the Superior Court of Arizona, business court models operational in other jurisdictions, court rules, and procedures. The Committee makes recommendations on court rules, discovery, alternative dispute re solution, judicial staffing and resources.
The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix office managing partner, Nicole Stanton, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Business Court Advisory Committee. This is a newly established committee, by order of Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch, which is dedicated to examining current processes for resolving business cases in the Superior Court of Arizona, as well as reviewing business court models, processes, rules, and procedures in other jurisdictions.
In addition to her position as office manager partner at Quarles & Brady LLP and now serving on the Business Court Advisory Committee, Stanton is a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. She also serves as a founding board member and past president of the Women’s Metropolitan Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum, as well as a member of Chart 100 Women.
Her experience includes defense of local and national law firms in legal malpractice actions and other business litigation disputes. She is an adjunct professor at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of law, teaching professional responsibility.
As a graduate of Valley leadership Class XXIX, Stanton was the YWCA of Maricopa County’s 2011 Tribute to Women honoree in the business leader category. She was honored as one of the 50 most influential women in Arizona. She received her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Arizona and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah.