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Gust Rosenfeld adds capital member, names 2 partners

Fennemore Craig

Gust Rosenfeld elected Christopher W. Kramer as a capital member of the firm and Zach Sakas and Phyllis Smiley as partners of the firm. The new appointments were effective at the start of the New Year. Kramer’s practice has been based around eminent domain and condemnation litigation for the last 30 years. He represents condemning authorities… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld’s Phyllis Smiley will lead ACAA

Phyllis Smiley

The Arizona City Attorneys Association (ACAA) has announced that Gust Rosenfeld Attorney Phyllis Smiley has been elected as president of the ACAA. Smiley begins her one year term immediately. “I am honored to be elected President of the ACAA. The ACAA provides an important forum for Arizona’s city attorneys to discuss legal issues affecting their cities… Read More →

Az Business honors Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

A crowd of nearly 500 packed Desert Botanical Garden Thursday to honor Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016. “All the women we are honoring tonight have procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of profitability, leadership and innovation,” said AZ Big Media Publisher Cheryl Green. “These women are… Read More →

Nicholle Harris: Most Influential Women in Arizona

Nicholle Harris

Nicholle Harris, partner, Gust Rosenfeld Harris represents municipalities across Arizona in various legal issues. She serves on Gust Rosenfeld’s Diversity Committee and was recently named a Top Minority Business Leader by Az Business magazine. Advice: “Remain flexible because the client issues you deal with vary from day to day. Don’t shy away from unchartered territory. I’ve expanded… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld named to Best Small and Mid-sized Firms list

Fennemore Craig

Gust Rosenfeld has been named as one of the top 150 small and midsized law firms in the United States by Vault. Gust Rosenfeld is one of only three law firms with offices in Arizona to be included on this year’s list.  Vault’s Top 150 Under 150 list recognizes leading law firms with less than… Read More →

Nicholle Harris is president-elect of Arizona Black Bar

The Arizona Black Bar has announced that Gust Rosenfeld partner Nicholle Harris will serve as President-Elect for the 2016-2017 year. The Arizona Black Bar (ABB), formerly known as the Hayzel B. Daniels Bar Association, was founded in 1971.  ABB has a statewide membership of attorneys, judges, paralegals, law students and community members who work tirelessly… Read More →

Most Influential Minority Business Leaders of 2016

Here’s a reason that Arizona businesses might want to embrace Latinos: Hispanics now make up more than 30 percent of the state’s population, while non-Hispanic whites have dropped to 56 percent of the population, according to Arizona’s latest census numbers. Now, consider this, nearly 45 percent of Arizonans under age 5 are Hispanic, outnumbering the… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld names Gary Verburg partner

Gust Rosenfeld PLC elected Gary Verburg to partner in January 20. He joined the law firm in May, 2014, after serving as City Attorney for the City of Phoenix from 2005 to 2014. Verburg, who is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which represents the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards, focuses his practice on municipal law,… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld expands Public Law Group

Fennemore Craig

Gust Rosenfeld, P.L.C. welcomes Susan Goodwin, Phyllis Smiley, Trish Stuhan and Dustin Cammack to its renowned Public Law Group. The new attorneys bring a combined 64 years of experience to the firm. Goodwin, Smiley and Stuhan serve as city and town attorneys and special counsel for a number of Arizona municipalities. They advise Arizona cities… Read More →

Gust Rosenfeld adds Mina Cerimagic to firm

Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that Mina Cerimagic will join the firm on March 12, 2015.  Cerimagic concentrates her practice on litigation, specifically in the area of real estate litigation. “We are fortunate to welcome Mina to Gust Rosenfeld.  Our firm is always looking for top talent, and Mina brings an impressive resume of honors and… Read More →

William S. Sowders joins Gust Rosenfeld

Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that William S. Sowders joined the firm on March 2, 2015.  Sowders’ practice is concentrated on litigation, specifically in the areas of products liability, medical malpractice and healthcare, transportation, and accident and personal injury. “Bill is a highly respected lawyer who brings a wealth of experience in litigation, in particular in… Read More →

Zach Sakas joins Gust Rosenfeld

Gust Rosenfeld, PLC announced that Zachary D. Sakas joined the firm on February 2, 2015.  Sakas’s practice concentrates public finance, municipal law, and real estate finance. “Gust Rosenfeld is a preeminent firm in public finance and municipal law in Arizona and it is exciting to join such a distinguished group of colleagues,” said Sakas, who… Read More →

Artigue Elected President of ATC Board

by in Featured | Nonprofit

Cameron Artigue, an attorney with Gammage & Burnham in Phoenix, has been elected President of Arizona Theatre Company’s Board of Trustees. Robert Glaser, Principle at PICOR Commercial Real Estate Properties in Tucson continues to serve as Chair. Glaser and Artigue will be joined on the Executive Committee by:  Immediate Past Chair – Michael Seiden,… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers honors 9 from Gust Rosenfeld

by in Featured | Legal

Gust Rosenfeld announced that nine of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion on the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers list.  Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico receive this honor. The following Gust Rosenfeld attorneys received this honor in 2013: Peter Collins Jr. (Insurance Coverage) ­ Mr.… Read More →