Polsinelli Archives

Data breach: Not if, but when, experts warn

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“It will never happen to us.” That misperception puts businesses at risk for data breaches, expert say. “The most common mistake is assuming your company won’t be breached because you’re not a large, multi-national company similar to the ones whose breaches are covered by the national media,” says Ari Bai, shareholder at Polsinelli. “In reality,… Read More →

Polsinelli rolls out new bankruptcy app

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Polsinelli has announced the official release of the “The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms,” the electronic version, or app, of the original publication, “The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms for Commercial Lenders,” now in its 2nd edition. The “Devil’s Dictionary” is a guide for commercial lenders and other restructuring professionals to obtain a quick reference to… Read More →

Polsinelli earns top rankings in Chambers USA

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Chambers USA, a leading legal industry rankings organization, released its 2015 rankings for lawyers and practices. Polsinelli earned high placements by state, practice and attorney. Chambers rankings are based on information obtained from client interviews, submissions put forward by law firms and Chambers’ own database resources. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands… Read More →

Polsinelli adds Melissa Proctor to Corporate and Transactional Practice

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National law firm Polsinelli added Melissa Miller Proctor to its Corporate and Transactional Practice to serve clients from the firm’s Phoenix office. Proctor has extensive experience negotiating and advising manufacturers, retailers (including online retailers), importers and exporters on complex international trade issues involving customs law, export controls, embargoes and economic sanctions, anti-boycott compliance, federal and state… Read More →

Polsinelli’s Melissa Ho will serve on Justice Project board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been asked to serve on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Justice Project (AJP). Since 1998 the Justice Project has been helping to overturn and prevent wrongful convictions in the State of Arizona. It is a non-profit organization whose… Read More →

Polsinelli adds accomplished Valley attorney Paul Roshka

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National law firm Polsinelli has added Paul J. Roshka, a commercial litigator with extensive experience in prosecution and defense claims alleging violations of federal and state securities laws. Roshka represents clients before the SEC, the Arizona Securities Division and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA.) He has defended businesses and individuals in numerous disciplinary and enforcement… Read More →

Polsinelli recognized for real estate practice

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A recent ranking of full-service law firms across the country revealed that Polsinelli is now one of the top ten law firms with the largest number of real estate partners in the country.  While many other law firms reduced the size of their real estate groups during the recession, some firms such as Polsinelli focused… Read More →

IP attorney Timothy Fontes joins Polsinelli

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Timothy Fontes has joined the national law firm Polsinelli in its Phoenix office as an associate. An intellectual property and technology attorney who is also admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Fontes will be assisting the firm’s intellectual property clients on a broad range of technical issues related to medical devices,… Read More →

Nick Jensen joins Polsinelli

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Nick Jensen has joined the national law firm Polsinelli in its Phoenix office as an associate.  A real estate attorney and certified public accountant with an LL.M in taxation, Nick will be assisting clients with real estate and finance transactions including commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions, real estate construction and development, joint ventures, syndication,… Read More →

Polsinelli adds Dustin Jones to real estate team

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National law firm Polsinelli has added Dustin Jones, a zoning and land use attorney who represents developers in obtaining land use permits in complex commercial real estate deals. Jones brings to the firm an unusual combination of academic knowledge and practical legal experience. Jones serves as a full-time faculty member in Cornell University’s Department of… Read More →

Polsinelli named Law Firm of the Year in healthcare

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U.S. News & World Report has released its 2015 Best Law Firms report, naming Polsinelli the “Law Firm of the Year in Health Care.” The designation is based on Polsinelli’s overall performance in health care, incorporating both client feedback and peer review, and reflective of the firm’s growing talent pool, complete range of healthcare legal… Read More →

AZ Big Media honors Most Influential Women

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They are the best business minds in Arizona. They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of men. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2014, as selected by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts. The Most Influential Women were honored Thursday at a reception… Read More →

Posinelli attorney earns 2nd term on State Bar Board

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Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, has been elected for a second term to the State Bar Association Board of Governors. The members of the State Bar of Arizona elected 10 Board of Governor members. Melissa will serve a three-year term. “The State Bar of Arizona is… Read More →

Karen Dickinson – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Karen Dickinson – Shareholder, Polsinelli Dickinson is an international business attorney with extensive experience negotiating and advising clients on complex international deals and e-commerce legal issues. She is chair of the Arizona District Export Council and a founding member of Arizona Women in International Trade. Greatest accomplishment: “Flying to England with a Japanese client to negotiate… Read More →