Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 in the July issues of the magazines. Each day, will profile one of the Most Influential Women of 2018.

The Most Influential Women for 2018 will be honored at a reception that begins at 5:30 p.m. on August 23, 2018 at The Camby. For tickets or for sponsorship information, email or call (602) 277-6045.

To see a complete list of the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2018, click here. To buy a copy of the Most Influential Women issue, click here.

Today’s spotlight: Amy Cotton Peterson

Title: National chair, Health Law Practice Group, Quarles & Brady

Background: Peterson is Quarles & Brady’s Health & Life Sciences Practice Group National Chair, a member of American Health Lawyers Association, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s Healthcare Innovation Council and a Board member for Chrysalis, a nonprofit entity with a mission to prevent domestic abuse.

Source of pride: “Closing a transaction. There is so much work by so many people that goes into getting a large transaction to closing. Getting the deal closed to allow the companies to move forward and improve healthcare is very exciting.”

Surprising fact: “I am currently training for my first full-distance Ironman triathlon.”