Jennings, Haug & Cunningham announced that six attorneys with the firm were named 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their area of practice include Mark Barker, John “Jack” Cunningham, Karen Gaylord, Kim Lough, Chad Schexnayder, and John Sinodis. In addition, Joseph Brophy and Travis Pacheco were named Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
The 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers recognizes only five percent of lawyers in the state of Arizona as top in their area of practice. The selection process for Super Lawyers by Law & Politics is an extensive polling, research and selection procedure resulting in third-party validation of professional accomplishments.
Mark Barker was recognized by Super Lawyers for his work in surety law. Barker, who earned his law degree from University of Arizona College of Law, also practices in commercial transactions for financial institutions and business dispute resolution.
John “Jack” Cunningham was recognized by Super Lawyers for his litigation practice, representing both plaintiffs and defense in general litigation matters. Cunningham, who received his law degree from Arizona State University College of Law, has extensive trial experience and is involved with cases ranging from personal injury and insurance coverage to professional malpractice and uninsured motorist matters.
Karen Gaylord was named to Super Lawyers in environmental and natural resources law. She represents public and private entities in a wide range of environmental matters, including state and federal superfund law, hazardous wastes, solid waste and special waste, brownfields, water and air quality, NEPA compliance and environmental issues in Indian Country.
Kim Lough was name to Super Lawyers for his experience as a construction litigator. Lough, who earned his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law, has extensive trial experience in complex construction litigation, as well as in employment discrimination matters.
Chad Schexnayder was recognized by Super Lawyers as a top Arizona lawyers in construction law matters. Schexnayder has 23 years of experience of providing legal counsel to the construction industry, particularly as it relates to surety and fidelity law matters.
John Sinodis, the firm’s managing partner, was recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers for his business litigation practice. Sinodis’ legal practice focuses on representing equipment lessors and funding sources in all aspects of equipment leasing including litigation, documentation, insolvency, and transactional matters.
The firm’s two Rising Stars include: Joseph Brophy, who practices in business litigation, surety law matters and insurance defense, and Travis Pacheco, whose practice is focused in business litigation.