Sports Business Solutions hires Josh Belkoff

Sports Business Solutions and company president Bob Hamer announced the hiring of Josh Belkoff to be senor director of recruiting and development for the sports business consulting company.

Belkoff will be joining the SBS team to support its growing recruiting business, and will assist in providing sales training and consulting support as well. He’ll also be tasked with leading the charge in developing stronger relationships with the nation’s top collegiate Sport Management programs, and working alongside them to help mentor and develop students into successful sports business professionals.

“Bob has always been a mentor of mine and he’s been a big part of my success in sports thus far. Having the opportunity to work with him again, and helping him continue building this business is really exciting,” says Belkoff. He went on to add “My passion has always been recruiting, developing young professionals and building meaningful relationships in this business, and now I get to do that full time. This job is a perfect fit on all sides.”

Marcus & Millichap hires Kelly O’Dea

Marcus & Millichap, a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, today announced that Kelly O’Dea has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as a part of the National Office and Industrial Properties Group.

“We are very excited to add Kelly O’Dea to our roster,” said Ryan Sarbinoff, regional manager. “Kelly brings additional positive energy, consistent work ethic, and optimism to our operation alongside extensive brokerage experience in office leasing and investment sales. Now united with our national platform, Kelly has the opportunity to expand his market presence as he becomes myopically focused on providing institutional quality brokerage services to the private client market.”

O’Dea specialized in selling and leasing office properties for over 10 years, holding a partner position at a boutique brokerage firm before joining Marcus & Millichap, where he will focus on office investment sales to better serve his clients. 

JHC hires new environmental attorney

Jennings Haug Cunningham (JHC) announced that Jessica Beckwith has joined the firm’s environmental practice, and will also be practicing in the area of attorney regulation and ethics.

Ms. Beckwith is experienced in representing clients in environmental litigation and on matters involving solid waste, wastewater, recycling, and recycled water contracts, ordinances, laws, and regulations. In addition, Ms. Beckwith has extensive experience representing and counseling clients in a variety of administrative proceedings, government tort claims/notices of claim, and public records requests and litigation.

Her experience in attorney regulation and ethics includes advising attorneys and law firms on matters relating to bar charges in Arizona and State Bar complaints in California, fee disputes, disciplinary matters, disqualification issues, bar admissions, and other licensing, ethics, and professional responsibility issues.

Perkins Coie Phoenix attorneys named partner

Perkins Coie announced that 18 counsel and senior counsel have been promoted to partner, including Tyler R. Bowen of Phoenix.

“The members of Perkins Coie’s 2018 partner class are highly talented attorneys who are recognized for their superior legal skills and their proven commitment to client service,” said John Devaney, Firmwide Managing Partner. “These exceptional attorneys personify the high standards and inclusive culture of our firm. I am delighted to welcome them into the partnership.”