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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona elects board chair

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) has appointed Greenberg Traurig Phoenix office Shareholder Rebecca Burnham, to serve as chair of its board of directors. Burnham commenced her two-year term as chair on June 1, 2017. Burnham will lead a 16-member board that develops and oversees policies that impact the company’s ranks from the executive… Read More →

Is your business ready for mandatory paid sick leave?

If you own a business, you are likely aware that the state’s minimum wage was increased to $10 per hour in January, made possible by the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act. But is your business ready for part II of the law? That’s right, part II, which includes paid sick leave for Arizonans. The Fair… Read More →

22 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix attorneys named to Super Lawyers

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix office had 17 attorneys named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named five Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars. The 17 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list include: Brian H. Blaney Rebecca Lynne… 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 →

Forum to focus on ‘Doing Business in Mexico’

Mariposa port

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, together with the Arizona-Mexico Commission and the Arizona Commerce Authority, will host a comprehensive forum focused on “Doing Business in Mexico.” The forum will be on Oct. 6 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m., and it will be held at The Camby at 24th Street and Camelback Road in Phoenix. The… Read More →

271 Arizona attorneys make 2017 Best Lawyers in America list

Downtown Phoenix

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 →

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce names ATHENA finalists

The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce has announced the 11 women chosen as finalists for its ATHENA Awards as it continues its 29-year tradition of recognizing outstanding Valley businesswomen. The ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year Award recognizes a woman in the public and private sector, in addition to highlighting an upcoming leader in the Valley as an… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig’s Quinn Williams earns distinction

Quinn Williams, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honored recognition for attorneys who have demonstrated the highest principles of the legal profession. Only one percent of attorneys licensed to practice in each jurisdiction are eligible to… Read More →

AZRE names Most Influential Women in CRE for 2016

The 12 women who made AZRE’s Most Influential Women in Commercial Real Estate list are an extraordinary bunch. While that seems implied in the recognition, it’s something that goes beyond their professional achievements. Many of these women had to work their way through the ranks to a C-suite. One was a dealer in a casino.… Read More →

Attorneys at Arizona Greenberg Traurig earn honor

attorneys

Six attorneys and two Arizona practices from international law firm Greenberg Traurig where honored in the latest edition of Chambers USA. The Greenberg Traurig attorneys include: Brian H. Blaney — Corporate/M&A Rebecca Lynne Burnham — Real Estate Robert S. Kant — Corporate/M&A Leslie A. Klein — Labor & Employment Bruce E. Macdonough — Corporate/M&A Quinn… Read More →

Get ready! White collar overtime rules are coming

On Monday, March 14, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) sent its final rule revising the white collar overtime exemption regulations of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The OMB’s review is the final step in the regulatory process before the revised regulations are… Read More →

Meet the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona

Each year, Az Business magazine’s editorial team — in collaboration with industry experts — chooses 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 →

Mesa’s Alpine Valley Bread sells for $120M

Alpine Valley Bread Company, a Mesa-based family-owned producer of certified organic and all-natural breads, was purchased by Flowers Foods, Inc. for $120 million in cash and stock. The acquisition was completed in the fourth quarter of 2015. Alpine Valley Bread was founded in 1997 by the Wood family and operated its first small retail bakery… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig named to best law firms list

Maria Speth

Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm with an office in Phoenix, was named one of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms in the 15th annual America’s Best Corporate Law Firms study. The firm was ranked among the top 25 corporate law firms in the U.S. “We are extremely proud to be recognized as one of… Read More →