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GPEC announces Board of Directors for FY 2014

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) today announced the appointment of its Board of Directors for the 2014 fiscal year, as approved by the Executive Committee. Alliance Bank of Arizona CEO James Lundy will continue to lead the Board of Directors as chairman. “As the economy continues to improve, GPEC’s team of results-driven board directors… Read More →

Lewis and Roca, Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons Join Forces

Kenneth Van Winkle and Frederick J. Baumann_I
by in Business News | Legal

Lewis and Roca LLP, headquartered in Phoenix and a Southwestern leader in representing businesses in litigation and complex real estate transactions, and Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP, a century-old Rocky Mountain firm with nationally recognized litigation and banking practices, announced today they will combine forces to create one of the largest law firms in the… Read More →

Lewis and Roca, Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons Join Forces

Kenneth Van Winkle and Frederick J. Baumann_I
by in Business News | Legal

Lewis and Roca LLP, headquartered in Phoenix and a Southwestern leader in representing businesses in litigation and complex real estate transactions, and Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP, a century-old Rocky Mountain firm with nationally recognized litigation and banking practices, announced today they will combine forces to create one of the largest law firms in the… Read More →

Case For Efficiency In Deficiency Judgments: Timely Tip For Lenders Holding Arizona Real Estate As Collateral

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The wild ride of Arizona real estate extends beyond land acquisition, developments and foreclosures. Lenders who hold collateral in the form of deeds of trust against Arizona real estate would be wise to familiarize themselves with a recent case. Lenders might already be (or certainly should be) aware of the limited time they have to… Read More →

Lewis and Roca Welcomes Erik Smith To Phoenix Office

Erik Smith
by in Business News | Newsmakers

Lewis and Roca announced that Erik Smith has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as an associate in the Real Estate practice group. Smith concentrates his practice in all areas of commercial real estate including acquisitions and dispositions, equity and traditional financing, and development. He is a certified public accountant, previously with Deloitte & Touche, LLP,… Read More →

2013 Az Business Mediation Guide

Amy L. Lieberman, Insight Employment Mediation
by in Featured | Legal

Az Business magazine’s 2013 Mediation guide was created after consultation with experts in the alternative dispute resolution field. Amy Abdo Fennemore Craig 602-916-5399 www.fclaw.com Abdo has extensive experience in arbitration, mediation, investigations, administrative proceedings and litigation, including bench and jury trials. Kevin T. Ahern Broening Oberg Woods & Wilson, P.C. 602-271-7781 www.bowwlaw.com Ahern’s practice is… Read More →

Advantages and disadvantages of an IPO

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The closing concludes and a company suddenly has $50 million cash in its bank account from the sale of its stock.  Champagne corks are popped and celebration ensues―for a brief period.  “Going public” is an exciting event for all involved and may provide many advantages to the company’s operations.  However, being a public company has… Read More →

How to build a healthy workforce

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by in Featured | Healthcare | Legal

Are employers who eliminate junk food from the break room, offer classes on how to quit smoking, and dispense free flu shots doing enough to combat rising insurance premiums and increasing employee medical claims?  Maybe not, according to a 2012 American Heart Association report, which reflects that if current obesity trends continue, obesity-related healthcare costs… Read More →

Arizona’s Top Lawyers 2012 – Securities & Corporate Finance – Tax

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Arizona Business Magazine used its own research, solicited input from legal experts, and referenced professional ratings and rankings to determine the legal professionals who made the 2012 Top Lawyers list. SECURITIES AND CORPORATE FINANCE Bryant D. Barber ◆ Lewis and Roca LLP 602-262-5375 ◆ lrlaw.com Barber has extensive experience in municipal finance, including related areas… Read More →

Arizona Faces Environmental Legal Issues To Grow ‘Green’ Movement

Environmental Legal Issues - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011

Though Arizona may be working to reach a higher standard of sustainability, a myriad of environmental legal issues will be seen as these changes are implemented. Arizona Business Magazine spoke with the state’s top law firms and industry experts to find out the most important environmental legal issues the state can expect to face in… Read More →