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Steptoe & Johnson announces new Phoenix partner

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Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced, Monday, the promotion of 10 lawyers in three of its offices. Alan Bayless Feldman was named a new partner in Steptoe & Johnson’s Phoenix offices. He focuses his practice on labor relation and employment law. Bayless Feldman represents clients across the nation for collective bargaining, union organizing campaigns and unfair… Read More →

Super Lawyers: Steptoe & Johnson

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Fourteen Steptoe & Johnson LLP attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and three attorneys have been recognized as 2015 Southwest Rising Stars.  The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research. The following Steptoe attorneys were selected as 2015… 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 →

Stephanie J. Quincy – Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Meet Stephanie J. Quincy, one of our 2014 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business.

Steptoe’s Office Expands with Three New Lawyers

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by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced the arrivals of three new lawyers in its Phoenix office.  All three have joined the firm as associates. Erin Norris Bass, a 2011 summer associate at Steptoe, has rejoined the firm after clerking for Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch.  Ms. Bass received her law degree, summa cum… Read More →

Former U.S. Attorney Charlton Joins Steptoe

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by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP announced that Paul Charlton, the former U.S. attorney for the District of Arizona, has joined the firm as a partner.  He will be based in the Phoenix office and will practice in Steptoe’s Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense Groups. Mr. Charlton concentrates his practice on high-profile and complex litigation, internal… Read More →

Steptoe partner receives Torch of Liberty Award

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by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner David Bodney has received the “Torch of Liberty Award” from the Arizona region of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).  Mr. Bodney was presented with the award at a gala celebrating the organization’s centennial held October 24 at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. The “Torch of Liberty Award” was established to recognize individuals… Read More →

Steptoe Lawyers Receive Freedom of Information Award

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by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner David Bodney and associate Chris Moeser have received a 2013 Freedom of Information (FOI) Award from the Arizona Newspapers Association, consisting of 120-member newspapers throughout the state.  Messrs. Bodney and Moeser were recognized at a reception held September 14 at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix. The winners of the… Read More →

Steptoe’s Bienstock a ‘Lawyer of the Year’

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by in Business News | Legal

Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner Floyd Bienstock, based in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named the 2014 “Phoenix Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers.  The designation is in conjunction with the launch of the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).  Best… Read More →

Steptoe hosts Construction Industry Tax Seminar

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by in Events | Featured | Legal | Real Estate

Contractors, developers, construction managers, and homebuilders are invited to attend Steptoe & Johnson’s 10th Annual Construction Industry Tax Seminar co-sponsored by the AzBusiness Magazine. Steptoe’s tax lawyers will bring participants an annual update on the latest developments in Arizona’s sales and property taxation. The seminar will take place September 27, 2013 and the Arizona Biltmore… Read More →

Language issues become workplace legal issues

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by in Featured | Legal | Workforce

Two Whole Foods grocery store employees in Albuquerque were recently suspended after getting in a dispute with their manager over speaking Spanish in the workplace. That incident raises an employment law question that leaves many Arizona employers scratching their heads: Can employers require their employees to only speak English in the workplace? The answer to… Read More →

Steptoe Phoenix Lawyers earn recognition

Steptoe partner Stephanie Quincy has been placed among the Top 50 Attorneys and among the Top 25 Women in Arizona.
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Five partners in Steptoe’s Phoenix office have received individual mentions in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA.  The prestigious legal guide identifies the leading lawyers and law firm practices based on interviews conducted by Chambers researchers with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Fourteen Steptoe attorneys have been recognized in the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers. … Read More →

Steptoe hosts Construction Industry Tax Seminar

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Contractors, developers, construction managers, and homebuilders are invited to attend Steptoe & Johnson’s 10th Annual Construction Industry Tax Seminar co-sponsored by the AzBusiness Magazine. Steptoe’s tax lawyers will bring participants an annual update on the latest developments in Arizona’s sales and property taxation. The seminar will take place June 13, 2013 and the Arizona Biltmore… Read More →

Steptoe Advises ALDILA on Merger

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by in Business News | Legal

Aldila, Inc. announced on March 27 that it has closed its merger with Mitsubishi Rayon America, Inc. (MRA). The official effective time of the merger will be April 1.  Steptoe advised Aldila on the transaction. Aldila is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of carbon fiber shafts.  MRA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi… Read More →