Southwest Super Lawyers Archives

Steven A. Hirsch to be inducted into Maricopa County Bar Hall of Fame

Steven A. Hirsch

Quarles & Brady LLP Partner Steven A. Hirsch is going to be inducted into the Maricopa County Bar Hall of Fame during the organization’s annual luncheon, which will take place on October 27 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Phoenix. In addition, Hirsch, a member of the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution practice group, will honored by the… Read More →

Jennings, Haug & Cunningham attorneys earn honor

Julia Koestner

Eight Jennings, Haug & Cunningham attorneys were named 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their areas of practice include Mark Barker, Jack Cunningham, Karen Gaylord, Kim Lough, Chad Schexnayder, and John Sinodis. In addition, Joseph Brophy and Travis Pacheco were named 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars. Southwest… Read More →

GPCC appoints Kevin Quigley as general counsel


The Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce appointed Quarles & Brady LLP Partner Kevin Quigley as general counsel. In his role, Quigley will assist the Chamber with governance and other legal compliance matters. He will also continue to sit on the organization’s board of directors. Quigley is a member of the Quarles & Brady’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His litigation… Read More →

Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys named to Super Lawyers

Coppersmith Brockelman

Coppersmith Brockelman, a Phoenix law firm, announced that 12 of its 20 attorneys have been honored as 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service honoring accomplished attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and… Read More →

Marvin Ruth joins Coppersmith Brockelman

Marvin Ruth

Coppersmith Brockelman, a business law firm in Phoenix, announced the addition of Marvin Ruth as Of Counsel. He focuses his practice area on business disputes and litigation including partnership disputes, real estate litigation, business torts and fraud claims. Ruth, named a “Rising Star” by Southwest Super Lawyers for the past three years, has substantial experience in complex commercial litigation in… Read More →

Gordon & Rees’ Jamie Mayrose joins Phoenix Theatre board

Phoenix Theatre

Jamie Mayrose of Gordon & Rees was recently named to the board of the Phoenix Theatre. “I’m thrilled to bring my love of the theater and my legal skills to the Board of Directors at Phoenix Theatre,” said Mayrose. “This organization is such an important part of the community, and I look forward to working… Read More →

Sharon J. Oscar joins Burch & Cracchiolo

ABI Multifamily

Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A., has announcesd that Sharon J. Oscar has joined the firm. Oscar practices in the areas of commercial real estate law and equine law. Oscar’s real estate practice spans over 30 years and focuses on the sale, acquisition, leasing and property management of all types of commercial properties, including shopping centers, retail,… Read More →

Steptoe’s Pat Derdenger named Phoenix ‘Lawyer of the Year’


Steptoe partner Pat Derdenger has been named Phoenix “Lawyer of the Year” for tax law in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.  This marks the second consecutive year Mr. Derdenger has been singled out by Best Lawyers for his tax practice in the Valley of the Sun.  He has been listed in Best Lawyers since 1995. Best Lawyers is based… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney elected vice chair for ballet


Fennemore Craig, a leading Mountain West law firm, announced that James Lee, chair of the firm’s Estate Planning and Probate practice, has been elected Vice Chair of Ballet Arizona. “The firm’s culture is centered around our colleagues’ commitment to serving the community,” said Steve Good, managing partner of Fennemore Craig. “We congratulate Jim on his… Read More →

Fennemore Craig attorney elected to lawyers board


Fennemore Craig, a Mountain West law firm, announced Cathy Reece, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Creditors Rights and Restructuring practice group, has been elected to the Board of Regents for the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. She will serve a 4-year term. “The firm’s strength is built on our attorneys reputation and commitment to… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Jennings, Haug & Cunningham


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… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Jaburg Wilk

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli

Phoenix business law firm Jaburg Wilk has seven attorneys listed as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. The 2015 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers magazine lists attorneys –Lawrence Wilk, Neal Bookspan, Roger Cohen, Mitchell Reichman, Lauren Garner and Nathan D. Meyer as “Southwest Super Lawyers.” Laura Rogal is a “Southwest Rising Star.”  Recognition is limited to the top 5% of attorneys… Read More →

Wendi A. Sorensen named to ‘Top 25 Women Attorneys’

Superwoman, WEB

The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced that shareholder Wendi A. Sorensen has been named one of the 2015 “Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona” by Southwest Super Lawyers.  Sorensen was also named to the prestigious list in 2013.  Sorensen has been selected as a Southwest Super Lawyer for five consecutive years beginning in 2011.   Sorensen has… Read More →

Southwest Super Lawyers: Sanders & Parks

Supreme Court

Sanders & Parks, P.C. announced that fourteen of its lawyers have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.  In addition, Bob Bruno, Garrick Gallagher, Winn Sammons and Mark Worischeck were selected to the Southwest Super Lawyers Top 50 list, and Robin Burgess was named a Top 25 Women honoree. Sanders & Parks’ Southwest… Read More →