10 Gust Rosenfeld attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers

Gust Rosenfeld announced that 10 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers publication, including three as Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a national rating agency that evaluates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. The honor recognizes attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The rigorous selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Gust Rosenfeld lawyers named as Southwest Super Lawyers 2018 are:

Peter Collins, Jr., Insurance CoverageKent E. Cammack, Business Litigation

Jay R. Graif, Insurance Coverage

Samantha Winter McAlpin, Estate Planning & Probate, Rising Stars

Craig A. McCarthy, Personal Injury General: Defense

Christopher M. McNichol, Real Estate

Mina C. O’Boyle, Real Estate, Rising Stars

Sean P. O’Brien, Bankruptcy: Business

Trish Stuhan, State, Local & Municipal, Rising Stars

Charles W. Wirken, Appellate

18 Jaburg Wilk attorneys named Southwest Super Lawyers

Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk has eighteen attorneys named as either a 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers or 2018 Rising Stars. The 2018 listing of Southwest Super Lawyers Includes – Neal Bookspan, Jason Castle, Roger Cohen, Lauren Garner, Laurence Hirsch, Kraig Marton, Nathan D. Meyer, Mitchell Reichman, Maria Crimi Speth and Lawrence Wilk.   To be considered for Rising Star recognition, attorneys are either under the age of 40 or have been practicing less than 10 years.  Eight attorneys were named Southwest Rising Star – Michael Dvoren, Aaron Haar, Micalann Pepe, Amy Rechner, Laura Rogal, Carissa Seidl, Natalya Ter-Grigoryan, and Nichole Wilk.

Super Lawyer recognition is limited to the top 5% of attorneys in Arizona and top 2.5% of Arizona attorneys for Rising Star.  The selection process combines nominations, peer evaluations and independent research. Candidates are evaluated on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

25 Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys recognized

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie announced 25 attorneys have been recognized as 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers and 13 attorneys have been named as 2018 Southwest Rising Stars.

Additionally, Susan Freeman was named among the Top 25 Arizona women lawyers as well as one of the Top 50 Arizona lawyers for 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers. Robert M. Charles, Jr. was also recognized as one of the Top 50 Arizona lawyers in the 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers listing.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers from Arizona are:


Stephen M. Bressler – Insurance Coverage

Carla A. Consoli – Environmental

Dale A. Danneman – Business Litigation

Scott D. DeWald – Business/Corporate 

Susan M. Freeman – Bankruptcy: Business

Frances J. Haynes – Construction Litigation

Steve Hulsman – PI General: Plaintiff

Lawrence A. Kasten – Appellate

Robert M. Kort – Business Litigation

Robert McKirgan – Business Litigation

Randy Papetti – Business Litigation

Michael J. Phalen – Land Use/Zoning

Craig W. Phillips – PI General: Defense

Robert F. Roos – Construction Litigation

Bruce E. Samuels – Business Litigation

Robert G. Schaffer – Business Litigation

Heidi Kimzey Short – Land Use/Zoning

Mary Ellen Simonson – Employment & Labor

Kenneth Van Winkle, Jr. – Real Estate

Jon D. Weiss – Professional Liability: Defense

John C. West – Health Care


Robert M. Charles, Jr. – Bankruptcy: Business

John N. Iurino – Business Litigation

Lewis D. Schorr – Real Estate

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie 2018 Southwest Rising Stars are:


Todd D. Erb – Insurance Coverage

Ian Fischer – Civil Litigation: Defense

Justin Henderson – Bankruptcy: Business

Roy Herrera – Securities Litigation

Marla J. Hudgens – Business Litigation

Laura Pasqualone – Employment Litigation

Frances R. Sjoberg – Native American Law

Kirstin Story – Employment & Labor

Jared Sutton – General Litigation

Cindy A. Villanueva – Intellectual Property Litigation

Peter R. Wand – Health Care


Jeffrey L. Sklar – Business Litigation

Attorneys named as 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers® are selected based on peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.