Fennemore Craig Archives

Are experienced trial attorneys an endangered species?

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 Bill Drury has been traveling a lot lately. “I’ve got two cases in Hawaii, one in Salt Lake City, I did one in Atlanta and another in San Francisco,” says the shareholder from Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros. It’s not that there aren’t good attorneys in the cities to which Drury has traveled. It’s just that… Read More →

Fennemore Craig earns Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year

Fennemore Craig received the Healthcare/Life Sciences Deal of the Year Award at M&A Advisor’s 2017 Distressed Investing Summit in Palm Beach Florida in March. The award recognized the successful bankruptcy reorganization and merger of two debtor hospitals by a team of attorneys and financial advisors that included Fennemore Craig shareholders, Gerald Shelley and Nancy March,… Read More →

Phoenix is selling off surplus real estate … what are the deals?

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It has been found that the City of Phoenix owns a lot of excess vacant land and as a result, Phoenix is hoping to sell the land parcels it doesn’t need to developers. The City of Phoenix owns about 1,400 plots of land, which is worth more than $150 million in total, according to a report by the… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorneys named Southwest Super Lawyers

Fennemore Craig had 33 attorneys from the firm’s Phoenix office named as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers. In addition, 11 attorneys have been recognized as 2017 Southwest Rising Stars. “We congratulate all of the Fennemore Craig lawyers named as Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars,” said Steve Good, Fennemore Craig’s managing partner. “The recognition confirms that many… Read More →

Arizona’s Top 100 Lawyers of 2017

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by in Az Business Leaders

Each year, Az Business magazine’s editorial team — in collaboration with industry experts — choose the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona from a pool of more than 1,000 of the most talented and successful attorneys from throughout the state. Selections are based on each lawyer’s professional success, impact on his or her law firm, impact… Read More →

Valley Partnership announces 2017 chair, board members

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by in AZRE Magazine

Valley Partnership named Brett Hopper, development consultant at The OPUS Group, as its 2017 Chair. The commercial real estate industry group also named new board members representing Pederson Group, Land Advisors, Hines, City of Phoenix and Macerich. “As Valley Partnership’s 2017 Chair, I look forward to drawing from the expertise and experience of my peers… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ names 100 Best Companies in Arizona

It is the purpose of BestCompaniesAZ and our calling – and has been for 15 years. We knew that better workplaces would create better lives, better communities, and more profitable businesses. Although it wasn’t about the money, the financial success was proven to be a benefit for best companies. Ten years ago, we were excited… Read More →

Fennemore Craig expands environmental practice

Fennemore Craig,a leading Mountain West business law firm, announced Lauren Ferrigni has joined the Phoenix office and will practice in the firm’s natural resources, energy and environmental practice. “The firm continuously seeks to add exceptional lawyers, and we are pleased to welcome Lauren to our team,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We… Read More →

Fennemore Craig to start using AI for legal research

Fennemore Craig is partnering with artificial intelligence technology company ROSS Intelligence to use artificial intelligence for the firm’s legal research. The firm will use this innovative artificial intelligence resource in the areas of intellectual property and bankruptcy with further development expected in the areas of tax as well as labor and employment in the coming year. Fennemore… Read More →

10 Millennial leaders in commercial real estate

Millennial leaders
by in AZRE Magazine

Entitled. Narcissistic. Detached. If this were a game of Jeopardy! your response might be: What are the three most common words used to describe the Millennial generation? That doesn’t paint a pretty picture considering Millennials are now the nation’s largest living generation. Yet with every raincloud, there is a silver lining. In this case, they… Read More →

Fennemore Craig elects new directors in Phoenix

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Fennemore Craig promoted two of its attorneys, Greg Adams and Anthony Austin, to director in the firm’s Phoenix office. “Their promotion is a result of hard work and excellent client service. We look forward to continuing to work with Greg and Anthony to exceed our clients’ expectations,”  said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. Adams represents clients in both… Read More →

Dawn Meidinger appointed environmental group chair at Fennemore Craig

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Fennemore Craig Phoenix office Partner Dawn Meidinger has been appointed as the new Practice Group Chair of the firm’s natural resources, energy and environmental law practice group. “Dawn possesses a deep knowledge of the law relating to natural resources, energy and the environment,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We are proud to have her on… Read More →

How do we attract young people to the legal industry?

by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

A career in law isn’t looking as attractive to young people as it might have before the age of slow growth, piling student debt and constant economic uncertainty. Between the fall of 2006 and the fall 2015, applications to American Bar Association accredited law schools decreased from 88,700 to 54,500, according to the Law School Admission… Read More →

Is tech sinking your business? Here’s how you can protect your company

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Technology is a disrupting force, continuously bringing a wave of both good and bad to businesses, our personal lives and everything in between — whether we want it to or not. Pokémon Go levied questions about workplace productivity; while smart watches, cloud computing and employees bringing their own technology devices into the workplace raise concerns about cybersecurity… Read More →