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Gallagher & Kennedy lawyer is youngest on State Bar board

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that Tyler J. Carrell has been elected to serve on the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors. Carrell was elected to a two-year term, commencing in July 2017.  He previously served on the Board of Governors from 2015-16, a position he served concurrently with his… Read More →

Arizona heat wave could be hazardous to employees’ health

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Record-breaking temperatures—the likes of which we really haven’t seen since 1990—take a toll on everyone. This year’s Arizona heat has even grounded planes amid fears that tires could melt or gauges could be compromised. As the temperatures continue to soar, we are reminded of the extra precautions necessary to survive (literally) the hazards that accompany… Read More →

Balancing risk: What to know when joining a nonprofit board

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Joining a nonprofit organization’s board of directors is a noble and powerful undertaking. As a new board member, you’re now playing a large role in the success of the nonprofit’s mission to assist the community. As a board member, you have to ensure that you’re carrying out the fiduciary duties, which is a mighty responsibility. Keep in mind, though,… Read More →

Are experienced trial attorneys an endangered species?

Fennemore Craig

 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 →

Gallagher & Kennedy included in 2017 BTI Brand Elite Report

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy today announced the firm’s recognition in the 2017 edition of consulting group BTI’s Brand Elite report.  Of the 426 firms included in the report, Gallagher & Kennedy was ranked in the top half of all firms recommended first to peers and colleagues. BTI’s analysis measures law firms based… Read More →

24 Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys named to Super Lawyers list


The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that 18 of the firm’s attorneys in Arizona have been recognized as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers. Additionally, six attorneys have been named as 2017 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Annually, Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a multiphase selection process, combining peer nominations and evaluations with independent… Read More →

Arizona’s Top 100 Lawyers of 2017

Fennemore Craig
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 →

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 →

Bob Brown’s Christmas Constitutional Law Quiz

by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

Want some interesting tidbits for the upcoming holiday and Christmas parties? Try this quiz—you may be surprised at some of these answers. Bob Brown from Gallagher & Kennedy put this quiz together. It’s kind of tough. Do you have what it takes? History Quiz – True or False? 1. Sol Invictus (“The Unconquered Sun”) was… Read More →

How to avoid a holiday party fiasco

by in AZ Business Magazine | Legal

It’s that time of year again. I, for one, am ready to bring on the holiday cheer, decorate for the holidays and listen to non-stop holiday music until my ears bleed. Why? Because it also means that I’ll soon be watching my favorite Christmas movie, “Love Actually” (yes, it’s considered a Christmas movie) and wrapping… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy attorney named to foundation board

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that Shareholder Kevin Neal has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for Maricopa Health Foundation (MHF), a nonprofit organization supporting Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS), Arizona’s only public health care system. As a member of the Board, Mr. Neal will support the Foundation’s… Read More →

271 Arizona attorneys make 2017 Best Lawyers in America list

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Arizona is home to a robust legal industry, and as a result many lawyers from the Valley and state have made it to the 2017 list of Best Lawyers in America. Here are 271 lawyers representing seven law firms in Arizona that have made it to this year’s list: Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Daniel Cracchiolo, Personal Injury… Read More →

33 Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys named to ‘Best Lawyers’

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The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that 33 attorneys have been named to the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.  More than 50 percent of the law firm’s shareholders are recognized, 15 of whom have been included for 10 or more years.  The firm also gained three new additions to the… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy expands Litigation Practice Group

Maria Speth

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy, a full service business law firm, added John P. Flynn, shareholder, Peter J. Moolenaar, of counsel and Katherine E. Hollist, associate, to the firm’s litigation practice group. Flynn’s and Moolenaar’s experience not only expands the breadth of the practice, but also the depth. Flynn’s diverse experience allows him to provide… Read More →