➤ Jaburg Wilk was named the Best Intellectual Property Law Firm in the Valley by Arizona Foothills Magazine in their Ninth Annual Best of Our Valley contest. ➤ Polsinelli has been in talks with senior leadership of the intellectual property firm, Novak Druce about combining the two firm’s IP practices with a group of their highly experienced intellectual property attorneys joining Polsinelli. The firm intends to continue expanding its footprint nationally, adding new offices in Houston and Boston as part of this deal. ➤ Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partners David Funkhouser and Bradley Vynalek each have received the 2016 Client Choice Award from Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO). Funkhouser is a member of the litigation and dispute resolution practice group. His litigation practice has an emphasis in real property disputes, construction disputes, consumer lending, contract disputes, probate, trust and estate litigation, and other commercial torts. Vynalek is a member of the litigation and dispute resolution practice group. He serves as a counselor and adviser on strategy, exposure and enterprise opportunity for clients ranging from local startups to Fortune 500 companies. ➤ Morris Hall, PLLC has been ranked by Ranking Arizona as No. 1 for 2016 in two categories, estate and trust law firm in Arizona and law firm with twenty or fewer attorneys. ➤ Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Ty Frankel, a member of the firm’s labor and employment practice group in Phoenix, has been named to the board of directors for the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project, a nonprofit legal service organization providing free legal and social services to men, women and unaccompanied children in immigration proceedings. He has considerable experience litigating and providing counsel related to wage and hour, wrongful discharge, retaliation, discrimination, sexual harassment, hostile work environment and related claims. ➤ Polsinelli is ranked among the top 5 percent of 650 law firms for providing outstanding client service to clients with revenues over $1 billion by BTI Consulting Group in its annual benchmark market study in client service. BTI also named three Polsinelli attorneys as 2016 BTI Client Service All-Stars, placing the firm in the top 10 percent of firms with more than one attorney on the national 316-member All-Star list. ➤ Berk Law Group, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Justin S. McKay as an associate attorney at the firm. McKay will focus his practice primarily on probate, trust and estate administration and litigation and elder law litigation. ➤ Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Phoenix partner Susan Brichler Trujillo has been appointed to the Girl Scouts–Arizona Cactus- Pine Council board of directors. Trujillo serves as the Phoenix office’s chair of the health law practice group. Her practice includes representation of health care clients in the areas of regulatory compliance, contract disputes, licensing issues and litigation matters. ➤ Sherman & Howard L.L.C. has announced the expansion of its office in Scottsdale, Arizona, located at 7033 East Greenway Parkway in the Kierland Corporate Center. ➤ Quarles & Brady LLP is pleased to announce that Timothy E. Clements and Jason F. Wood have joined the firm’s Phoenix office serving as of counsel in its real estate practice group. Both attorneys focus their practice on real estate, banking and business law matters. Clements counsels his clients regarding acquisitions and dispositions of all types, joint ventures, construction matters, covenants, conditions and restrictions, real estate secured lending, commercial leasing, corporate mergers and acquisitions, asset and stock sales, and entity selection, formation, and governance. Wood has significant experience in forming joint ventures, commercial leasing, acquisitions and dispositions, sale leaseback transactions, real estate secured lending, development and redevelopment projects, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and construction contracts. ➤ Farhang & Medcoff proudly announces that Laura M. Kravec has joined the firm as an associate attorney practicing in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, estate, and trusts and estates. Kravec advises business clients on corporate and transactional matters and works with businesses and private clients on wealth preservation and strategic tax and estate planning. ➤ Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Steven A. Hirsch has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as a partner in its litigation and dispute resolution practice group. Hirsch has handled several jury trials, including contract and lease disputes, eminent domain, land use regulation, valuation of real estate, and other government takings of undeveloped and improved land, income-producing properties, utility property and certificated areas and water rights. ➤ Farhang & Medcoff is proud to announce the promotion of Elizabeth A. Parsons to partner. Parsons chairs the firm’s corporate and transactional practice. Parsons regularly advises the firm’s clients on M&A, joint venture and private equity transactions, as well as strategic corporate restructurings, corporate governance issues and international transactions involving cross-border commercial issues with a particular focus on Mexico. ➤ Tiffany & Bosco P.A. is pleased to announce that James J. Farley II has joined the firm as an attorney in the real estate and banking litigation department. He concentrates his practice on general commercial litigation matters, construction defect disputes, real estate disputes, insurance disputes and various other civil claims. ➤ Foran Glennon proudly welcomes Amy M. Samberg to the firm and announces the opening of offices in Denver, Phoenix and Las Vegas. Bringing over 25 years of experience to the firm, Samberg’s practice focuses on advising insurers in coverage matters involving first-party property, general liability, professional liability, directors and officers liability, inland marine and automobile policies. ➤ Ballard Spahr has formed a dedicated political and election law group to help individuals, organizations and government officials navigate the increasingly complex regulatory environment governing political activity. The team of more than 15 lawyers will advise clients on issues such as campaign finance, redistricting, access, lobbying and electoral strategy, PAC formation and regulatory compliance. ➤ Sherman & Howard L.L.C. is pleased to announce that Gabriel A. Peraza has been promoted to member of the firm. Peraza joined the firm in 2009 and is an attorney in the trial and litigation practice group. Peraza has experience representing clients in many aspects of commercial, contract and general litigation ranging from complex commercial disputes to breach of contract matters. ➤ Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Coree E. Neumeyer and Rodney Ott have joined the firm’s Phoenix office in its litigation and dispute resolution practice group. Neumeyer joins as an associate focusing her practice on general business, utility and commercial litigation. Ott joins as of counsel representing developers and utilities in public utility commission matters, including cases involving the issuance and modifications of certificates of convenience and necessity.
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