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Gallagher & Kennedy awarded 5 national rankings


The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced its inclusion in the national and metropolitan Phoenix and Santa Fe law firm rankings in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2016 list of “Best Law Firms.” In total, the Arizona-based law firm was awarded five national rankings and 33 metropolitan rankings. Gallagher & Kennedy earned national rankings in… Read More →

Fennemore Craig grows government affairs practice fffranz

Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced Alexis Glascock has joined the firm’s Phoenix office and will focus her practice in government affairs. Prior to joining the firm, Glascock worked with the Government Relations group at Gallagher & Kennedy where she lobbied for clients including the Arizona Association of Health Care Plans, the… Read More →

35 Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys earn honors


35 attorneys from the law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy have been named to the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This year, more than 55 percent of the law firm’s shareholders are recognized as 2016 Best Lawyers in America, 14 of whom have been included for 10 or more years. Founders Michael L. Gallagher and… Read More →

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women


A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Stacey L. Lihn: Most Influential Women in Arizona Business


Stacey L. Lihn, paralegal, Gallagher & Kennedy Lihn was the first parent elected as a public member of the American Board of Pediatrics Foundation. Lihn has been an effective advocate for cardiac and pediatric health care since 2009, when her daughter was diagnosed in utero with a severe congenital heart defect. Greatest accomplishment: “Mastering the art of… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy adds Church and Ministry Law practice

Left to right: Shareholder Robert (Bob) Erven Brown and associate Matthew (Matt) H. Mason

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that shareholder Robert (Bob) Erven Brown and associate Matthew (Matt) H. Mason have joined the firm. In addition to their work in the newly formed Church and Ministry Law practice, both attorneys bring substantial experience in real estate and business law and transactions. “The array of… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy expands criminal law group garloon

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy has announced that Woodrow C. “Woody” Thompson and Jay S. Volquardsen have joined the criminal law group as shareholders. “We are pleased to have these two, highly effective criminal defense lawyers joining our attorney team,” said Dean Short, Managing Partner of Gallagher & Kennedy. Mr. Thompson is a… Read More →

Data breach: Not if, but when, experts warn


“It will never happen to us.” That misperception puts businesses at risk for data breaches, expert say. “The most common mistake is assuming your company won’t be breached because you’re not a large, multi-national company similar to the ones whose breaches are covered by the national media,” says Ari Bai, shareholder at Polsinelli. “In reality,… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Gallagher & Kennedy


The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced that 18 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. Additionally, 12 attorneys have been named as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars.   Annually, only the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico are selected by Southwest Super Lawyers… Read More →

Pediatrics Foundation elects G&K’s Stacey Lihn

Election Results, Phoenix 2011

 The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that Stacey L. Lihn has been elected as a public member of the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Foundation. She will serve a three-year term beginning January 2015. In her role, Ms. Lihn will serve as the first parent representative for the ABP Foundation, bringing a… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy adds Joshua S. Becker

Joshua Becker - Headshot

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that Joshua S. Becker has joined the firm as a shareholder in the business law and intellectual property practice groups. The primary focus of Mr. Becker’s business law practice is all aspects of franchising, including franchise development and maintenance, franchise licensing and agreements, franchise sales, and… Read More →

G&K’s Tyler Carrell begins YLD president term

Tyler Carrell - Headshot

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy today announced that Tyler J. Carrell has begun serving his year-long term as president of the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA). Mr. Carrell is one of the youngest attorneys ever to serve as president of YLD. He previously served as president-elect, as… Read More →

Gallagher & Kennedy earns distinction


The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that it has been named a “Highly Recommended Arizona Litigation Firm” in the 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation, an annual guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. In addition, six Gallagher & Kennedy shareholders have been named 2015 “Local Litigation Stars” in the rankings. Gallagher… Read More →

Tyler Joins Watton at NewLAWu.s.


NewLAWu.s., an innovative, national law firm with a high quality, cost-effective business model, announced that Karen E. Tyler has joined the firm as an attorney to practice in Arizona among attorneys such as Brooke K. A. Watton. Tyler has extensive experience in environmental, water and utility law, representing both business clients and governmental agencies. She… Read More →