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 determine the exclusive 2013 Az Business Magazine Top Lawyers list.
Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Abel concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of real estate, zoning and condemnation Law. She is listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.
S. David Childers
Kutak Rock LLP
Childers served on the U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services’ Task Force on Long-Term Health Care Policies, and the Governor’s Private Sector Task Force on Long Term Care and the University of Arizona College of Business & Public Administration National Board of Advisors.
Robert D. Dalager
Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A.
Dalager practices governmental affairs and land use law. Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Dalager was with the Arizona State Senate for nearly 10 years.
Gregory Y. Harris
Lewis and Roca LLP
Harris has extensive experience appearing before state and federal agencies and in state and federal court, and appears regularly before the Arizona Legislature.
Yvonne R. Hunter
Fennemore Craig, P.C.
Hunter’s practice focuses primarily on government affairs. Hunter formerly served as an Assistant Arizona Attorney General in the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.
Joseph A. Kanefield
Ballard Spahr LLP
Kanefield’s practice is focused on government relations, civil and appellate litigation, public-private partnerships, administrative law, state and local tax matters, gaming, and election and campaign-finance law.
Timothy A. La Sota
Tiffany & Bosco, P.A.
La Sota practices in the areas of government relations, regulatory and administrative law, election law, land use and procurement.
Paige A. Martin
Kutak Rock LLP
Martin, an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated partner in the firm’s Scottsdale office, and primarily represents governmental entities and private employers.
Mary R. O’Grady
Osborn Maledon, P.A.
As a former solicitor general for the State of Arizona, O’Grady has a unique breadth of experience with public law issues. Her areas of expertise include election and campaign finance law and state constitutional law.
Rose Law Group
Rose practices in the areas of government relations, municipal issues, land use, zoning, administrative law, renewable energy, and lobbying.
John B. Shadegg
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Shadegg, former U.S. Congressman, was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in1994 and served eight terms before retiring from Congress in 2010. He practices in Steptoe’s Government Affairs and Public Policy group.
David K. Udall
Udall Shumway PLC
Udall has successfully represented a variety of clients with zoning and development issues before the City of Mesa, Maricopa County, Town of Gilbert, City of Chandler, and Casa Grande.