Polsinelli Shughart Archives

Novak featured on ’60 Minutes’

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by in Business News | Legal

CBS’ “60 Minutes,” will air a story on Sunday, March 31 at 6 p.m. about an Arizona man who will be freed from prison next week after serving more than 40 years for a conviction based on flawed science. CBS Correspondant Steve Kroft recently interviewed Edward Novak, of national law firm Polsinelli Shughart, who worked… Read More →

Novak featured on '60 Minutes'

Edward F. Novak
by in Business News | Legal

CBS’ “60 Minutes,” will air a story on Sunday, March 31 at 6 p.m. about an Arizona man who will be freed from prison next week after serving more than 40 years for a conviction based on flawed science. CBS Correspondant Steve Kroft recently interviewed Edward Novak, of national law firm Polsinelli Shughart, who worked… Read More →

2013 Top Lawyers list: Business/corporate law

by in Featured | Legal | Lists

Az Business magazine’s 2013 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from 16 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were put on a ballot and were voted on by their peers in the legal community and the readers of Az Business magazine to… Read More →

Sports Commission names new leader

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by in Business News | Legal | Sports

The Phoenix Regional Sports Commission (PRSC) has named Katie Brown as its new president and executive director. Brown joins PRSC after serving as secretary, general counsel and a member of the PRSC Executive Board for the last six months, and serving as a board member for the past two years. She is a licensed attorney… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart Shortens Firm Name

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by in Business News | Legal

Polsinelli Shughart PC will shorten the firm name to Polsinelli PC effective late April, 2013. The firm’s February 2009 combination with Shughart Thomson & Kilroy was preceded by several smaller mergers and acquisitions. The firm has added over 150 attorneys in the four years since the Shughart Thomson merger. Today, the national law firm has… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart attorney Appointed to Solar Task Force

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by in Business News | Energy | Legal

Michael Patterson, an international business attorney with Polsinelli Shughart has been appointed to the Arizona Governor’s Solar Energy Advisory Task Force. Patterson brings to the committee a dedication to the growth of business in Arizona and an in depth knowledge of business and securities transactions, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and finance and compliance. “I… Read More →

Polsinelli expands its public policy group into Arizona

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by in Business News | Legal | Politics

In a move to expand its public policy presence into Arizona, Polsinelli Shughart announced that Amanda Reeve, voted Arizona’s 2012 Legislator of the Year, and Adam Hawkins, a high profile policy advisor, have teamed together to bring these capabilities for clients to the firm’s Phoenix office. Reeve, designated Representative of the Year 2012 by the… Read More →

YWCA Hosts 2013 Tribute To Leadership Gala

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by in Business News | Events

YWCA Maricopa County will Host its 20th annual Tribute To Leadership Gala on February 23, 2013, at the Ritz-Carlton, Phoenix at 6:00pm. Guests will be provided an elegant setting to dine and dance to the wonderful Upper East Side Big Band. Tribute To Leadership, our largest event of the year, will honor those who have… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart Attorney Recognized as Best Under 40

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by in Business News | Legal

Polsinelli Shughart  Shareholder Melissa Ho was recognized by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) as a “Best Under 40.” The NAPABA recognized Ho at its national convention in Washington, D.C., on November 16. Ho practices in the firm’s White Collar Defense and Government Investigations Practice in its Phoenix office. “It is tremendous honor… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart attorneys Raise Awareness of Men’s Health Issues

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by in Business News | Legal

You don’t normally see attorneys, some of whom are headed to court, sporting moustaches inside the walls of a national law firm. But 21 Polsinelli Shughart attorneys and staff put down their razors during November as part of the national “Movember” campaign to raise awareness of men’s health issues. Calling themselves “The Gentlemen of Polsinelli,”… Read More →

Technology and the law

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by in Legal | Tech

We all know how quickly technology is changing. But how will changes in technology affect changes in the law? As Arizona enters its second century, three Arizona attorneys weigh in on the legal changes they see coming as technology continues to rock our world. Cheryl Walsh, shareholder, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.: Just 107 years ago,… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart Expands Nationwide

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by in Business News | Legal

Polsinelli Shughart PC welcomes 19 new associate attorneys to the firm. The additions are part of the firm’s ongoing national growth and commitment to the development of new attorneys. The associates will practice in health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences, energy and technology and litigation. “The firm recently announced our 21 new shareholders… Read More →

Innovation unites Arizona’s economic engines

by in Business News | Economy | Tech

When Arizona became a state 100 years ago, it was easy to identify its economic engines, those industries, innovators and locations that drove the state’s economy and employment. They all started with C — copper, cotton, citrus, cattle and climate. A decade later, it’s not so easy. “We must find ways to diversify our economy,… Read More →

Polsinelli Shughart Elects 21 New Shareholders for 2013

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by in Business News | Legal

Polsinelli Shughart congratulates 21 of its attorneys elected to shareholder from our Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Phoenix, and St. Louis offices effective November 1, 2012. The firm is committed to the development of its attorneys and ongoing growth to better serve clients. “We’re pleased to recognize and reward our new shareholders for their hard work… Read More →