Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Archives

Big crowd honors Arizona’s Most Influential Women


A crowd of nearly 500 people packed Chateau Luxe in Phoenix Thursday night to honor Az Business and AZRE magazines’ Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. “The Most Influential Women issue of both magazines is easily our most popular issue of the year,”said AZ Big Media  Publisher Cheryl Green. “This year, we had more than 2,000 women… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite selects new managing shareholder


Ryley Carlock & Applewhite has announced that James  E. Brophy, III has been elected as the firm’s new Managing Shareholder starting September 1. Jim succeeds long-time leader Rodolfo “Rudy” Parga Jr., who has served as Managing Shareholder since 2007—the second longest tenure for the role in the firm’s 67-year history. “I am honored and humbled… Read More →

Ryley Carlock attorneys earn Best Lawyers recognition

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that 18 attorneys have been ‎recognized in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. The attorneys recognized include: Arizona Fredric D. Bellamy (Information Technology Law and Technology Law) James E. Brophy (Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment) John J. Fries (Bankruptcy and Creditor… Read More →

Chambers USA: Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that four practices and 11 attorneys have been ‎recognized in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA. Shareholder Sheryl Sweeney received a coveted Band 1 ranking in Environment: Water Rights. The firm’s Arizona Labor & Employment practice also received a Band 1 ranking. The four practice areas recognized include:‎ Arizona Labor… Read More →

Albert Acken joins Ryley Carlock

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Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that Albert “Bert” H. Acken has been named Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Water, Energy, Resources and Environmental Law Practice Group. Acken will oversee 12 attorneys in our Phoenix and Denver offices, which provide a full range of knowledge in water law, environmental regulation, environmental litigation, environmental legislation, natural… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite adds 6 new shareholders

Two attorneys become shareholders

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that four associates and two of counsel attorneys have been elected Shareholders. New Phoenix Shareholders: Molly A. Booker is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Booker represents clients in various business disputes in federal and state courts in many aspects of pretrial litigation. She handles matters involving breach… Read More →

Ryley Carlock Named to the ‘Best Law Firms’


Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that the firm has been listed by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as a National Tier 3, Metropolitan Tier 1 and Metropolitan Tier 2 firm in 24 categories. National Tier 3 Rankings: • Environmental Law • Litigation – Labor & Employment Metropolitan Tier 1: Arizona •… Read More →

Mix Things Up

by in AZRE Magazine | Featured

Too many cooks in the kitchen can spoil a soup, but with the right mix of experience, demand and legal advice, mixed-use developments can turn into a wildly successful, complementary group of projects. Mixed-use developments are on the rise in Phoenix Metro as office buildings see the benefit of offering employees a place to work,… Read More →

18 Ryley Carlock & Applewhite attorneys earn recognition


Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that 18 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Additionally, Phoenix shareholder Michael D. Moberly is named Best Lawyers’ 2015 Phoenix Litigation – Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in a practice area in the community… Read More →

Arizona’s 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders

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What would you do it you opened the pages of this magazine and saw Jerry Colangelo listed as one of the 25 Most Influential Minority Business Leaders in Arizona? You’d do a double take, but it’s not out of the realm of possibilities. Consider this: Among 439,633 Arizonans under age 5 in 2012, this is… Read More →

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite Elects 3 Shareholders


Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that Jessica A. Benford, Darrell S. Husband and Andy M. Kvesic have been elected as shareholders in the firm. Benford counsels clients on a wide variety of corporate matters, including formation and governance, capital raising strategies, private placements, and mergers, acquisitions and other business combination transactions. She received her J.D.… Read More →

Leadership spotlight: Rodolfo Parga, Jr.

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Rodolfo Parga, Jr. Managing shareholder Ryley Carlock & Applewhite rcalaw.com Parga, elected managing shareholder in 200, is recognized as an accomplished trial attorney and has been named as one of the Valley’s most admired CEOs. He is also a community leader, recently serving as chairman of the board of Chicanos Por La Causa. Biggest challenge:… Read More →

Andy Landeen joins Ryley Carlock


Ryley Carlock & Applewhite added attorney Andrea (Andy) Landeen to the firm’s Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy, Lending and Commercial Litigation practice groups, where she will continue her practice of representing lenders and other creditors in pre- and post-judgment litigation. “We’re very excited about what Andy brings to the firm as well as our creditors’ rights… Read More →

Ryley Carlock Expands its Litigation Practice


Ryley Carlock & Applewhite has added Lisa Wahlin to the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. “Lisa Wahlin’s practice is a great fit for our growing litigation group,” stated Managing Shareholder Rodolfo Parga. “Many of our governmental clients and their staff need legal assistance and Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help guide them… Read More →