AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ present the Most Admired Companies program each year with the goal of recognizing organizations that excel in these six key areas: Customer opinion; diversity, equity, and inclusion; innovation; leadership excellence; social responsibility; and workplace culture. One of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2021 is Burch & Cracchiolo.

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With hundreds of nominations representing the most innovative, impactful and successful companies in Arizona, being one of Most Admired Companies of 2021 shows that these companies truly represent the best in Arizona business. The Most Admired Companies for 2021 will be honored at an awards dinner Oct. 7, 2021, at Pointe Hilton Resort Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix. Title sponsors for the Most Admired Companies awards are WaFd Bank and Taylor Morrison. For sponsorship information, email For information about the event honoring the Most Admired Companies, email or click here. will be spotlighting one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies each day leading up to the awards dinner.

Burch & Cracchiolo

Most Admired Company: 2021

Top Arizona executive: Andrew Abraham, president

What it does: One of the Southwest’s premier law firms

Company profile: Burch & Cracchiolo is a full-service law firm of 40 attorneys founded in 1970. The Firm’s lawyers are leaders in the areas of insurance defense litigation, business and corporate law, commercial litigation, criminal law and defense, construction, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy & reorganization, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, intellectual property, labor and employment, personal injury, real estate and taxation. Burch & Cracchiolo is known for outstanding and cost-effective representation that emphasizes client objectives through stellar legal knowledge and client service. The firm is also known for its many contributions to the community through on-going philanthropy and sponsorships of non-profits and economic development organizations throughout the state of Arizona.

Admirable trait: An attorney at a firm in direct competition with Burch & Cracchiolo recently described B&C as “good people who happen to be great lawyers.” Burch & Cracchiolo is known for being generous to its staff and generous to its community. Philanthropy and good works are an integral part of the firm, exemplified by the many sponsorships and donations Burch & Cracchiolo provides through the year to organizations like St. Vincent de Paul, Arizona Humane Society, Anti-Defamation League, Central Arizona Shelter Services, Phoenix Indian Center, TGen Foundation, Salvation Army and many more. In addition, Burch & Cracchiolo honors teachers monthly throughout Maricopa County with the Star Teacher Award with a $500 check and a certificate of recognition.