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Jaburg Wilk Expands Healthcare Practice

Jaburg Wilk announced that Douglas O. Guffey joined the firm as a Partner to expand the healthcare law practice area.

Guffey has over thirty years of legal experience representing doctors and healthcare facilities. He served twelve years as the Executive Director of a management services organization supporting physician-owned medical groups and treatment centers.

In earlier years, Guffey worked his way from associate to equity partner in a large law firm representing commercial banks and Fortune 500 companies, and served as a senior contract law advisor in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps where he earned a U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal.

“Doug not only expands JW’s healthcare expertise, but his extensive experience in real estate and business transactions provides additional “bench strength” for our transactional clients,” said Managing Partner Gary Jaburg.

Guffey received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and his B.S. summa cum laude from Arizona State University.

Guffey is an AV Preeminent,” rated attorney, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards from Martindale-Hubbell.

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Scottsdale League for the Arts Appoints Board Member

Susan E. Wells, partner of business law firm Jaburg Wilk, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Scottsdale League for the Arts.

The Scottsdale League for the Arts is a non-profit volunteer organization supporting artists, arts programs and education through fundraising and special events, including the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. Funds raised are granted to arts-focused organizations.

Wells has been a member of the organization for three years and has been actively involved for five. In April 2013, she chaired the VIP Passport to the Picnic Experience at the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. She founded and chaired the “Take the Cake Competition,” a cake decorating contest for professionals and culinary art students that showcased participant’s creativity and talents to top pastry chefs and Wine Country Brunch guests. In 2014, she will co-chair the “Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner,” a culinary feast prepared by several James Beard award-winning chefs and held at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa.

“The Scottsdale League for the Arts has issued millions of dollars of grant money to arts-focused organizations over its 35-year history,” said Wells. “This past year has been one of the League’s best years in terms of fundraising. I look forward to working with Jerry McMahon, the incoming President, and the League directors and members in making 2014 an even better year by enhancing the League’s legacy and positively impacting the community.”

Wells is an attorney at Phoenix Business law firm Jaburg Wilk. Practice areas include Business/Corporate law, Franchise law, Healthcare law and Employment law. She is a 2008 Super Lawyer, listed in Best Lawyers of America, named 2012 Best Lawyers in Franchise Law and named 2013 Lawyer of the year by Best Lawyers. Wells has achieved the Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent® peer review rating, the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.