Fennemore Craig Attorneys Recognized in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

By: Fennemore Craig
PHOENIX - Aug. 20, 2020 - PRLog -- Fennemore Craig, a leading law firm in the Mountain West, soon to be merged with Fresno, California-based firm Dowling Aaron, announced that 70 attorneys have been recognized in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America,® with six attorneys named as Best Lawyers in America® 20201 "Lawyer of the Year." In addition, four attorneys have been named "Ones to Watch: Best Lawyers in America® 2021."

For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers' methodology is annual, national and regional, and practice area based, and is entirely based on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

"We are in a time of exciting change and transition at our firm, but one thing remains the same: our attorneys are exceptionally client-focused, and it is such an honor to have my friends and colleagues recognized for their dedicated work by Best Lawyers® for 2021," said James Goodnow, Fennemore Craig's CEO. "Our clients are counting on us, now more than ever, to help them navigate the uncertainties of our current business environment, and I'm proud to work with this group that continues to meet and exceed those critical challenges."

Six Fennemore Craig attorneys earned recognition on the Best Lawyers in America® 2021 "Lawyer of the Year," listings; a recognition reflecting the highest overall peer feedback for the practice area and geographic region:

Phoenix, Arizona

·         Robert D. Anderson – Natural Resources Law

·         Timothy J. Berg – Communications Law; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC,          Telecom, Energy)

·         Larry J. Caster – Water Law

·         Norman D. James – Litigation – Environmental

Reno, Nevada

·         Craig E. Etem – Corporate Law

·         Ann Morgan – Litigation – Trusts and Estates

70 Fennemore Craig attorneys are listed in Best Lawyers in America® 2021:

Denver. Colorado

·         Dan Cleveland, Jr. – Litigation - Intellectual Property

·         Bruce E. Dahl – Patent Law

Las Vegas. Nevada

·         Richard H. Bryan – Administrative/Regulatory Law; Government Relations Practice;          Land Use and Zoning Law

·         Michael E. Buckley – Real Estate Law

·         Chris H. Byrd – Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Litigation - Construction

·         Thomas H. Fell – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and          Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy

·         Mark A. Hawkins – Litigation - Real Estate; Real Estate Law

·         Patrick J. Sheehan – Commercial Litigation

·         Christopher Walther – Commercial Finance Law; Real Estate Law

·         Jeffrey P. Zucker – Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law

Nogales, Arizona

·         Hector G. Arana – International Trade and Finance Law

·         Kimberly A. Howard Arana – International Trade and Finance Law

Phoenix, Arizona

·         Amy Abdo – Commercial Litigation; Employment Law – Management; Litigation -          Labor and Employment; Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

·         Robert D. Anderson – Animal Law; Environmental Law; Natural Resources Law;          Water Law

·         Anthony W. Austin – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and          Reorganization Law

·         Timothy J. Berg – Appellate Practice; Communications Law; Energy Law; Litigation        –   Municipal; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Utilities Law

·         John D. Bethea – Real Estate Law

·         Patrick J. Black – Energy Law; Energy Regulatory Law

·         James Bond – Real Estate Law

·         Kevin J. Bonner – Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Construction

·         Aaron Cain – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships);          Commercial Finance Law; Corporate Law

·         Christopher L. Callahan – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Environmental; Mass          Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

·         Lauren J. Caster – Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources Law; Water Law

·         George T. Cole – Leisure and Hospitality Law; Real Estate Law

·         Phillip F. Fargotstein – Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental

·         Scott Day Freeman – Commercial Litigation

·         Alexis J. Glascock – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Government Relations          Practice

·         J. Christopher Gooch – Commercial Litigation; Construction Law

·         Stephen A. Good – Corporate Law; Tax Law

·         James Goodnow – Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

·         Greg Hanks – Real Estate Law; Tax Law

·         Ray K. Harris – Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Technology Law;          Trade Secrets Law

·         David N. Heap – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

·         Sean T. Hood – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Environmental; Water Law

·         Patrick Irvine – Appellate Practice; Native American Law; Tax Law

·         Norman D. James – Energy Law; Litigation – Environmental; Natural Resources          Law; Water Law

·         Todd S. Kartchner – Construction Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation-          Real Estate; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

·         Jay S. Kramer – Real Estate Law

·         Robert J. Kramer – Natural Resources Law

·         Marc H. Lamber  – Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

·         T. James Lee – Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

·         Heather Macre - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and          Reorganization Law

·         Dawn Meidinger – Energy Law; Environmental Law; Mining Law; Natural Resources          Law

·         Don J. Miner – Real Estate Law

·         Mark A. Nesvig – Real Estate Law

·         Douglas C. Northup – Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Real Estate; Personal Injury          Litigation – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

·         Susan Stone Rosenfield – Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice; Patent Law;          Trademark Law

·         John M. Pearce – Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental

·         Janice Procter-Murphy – Appellate Practice; Employment Law – Management;          Litigation - Labor and Employment

·         Cathy L. Reece – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and          Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy

·         William G. Ridenour – Banking and Finance Law; Real Estate Law

·         C.W. Ross – Mergers and Acquisitions Law

·         Sean Sabo – Real Estate Law

·         Joseph A. Schenk – Commercial Litigation

·         Gerald L. Shelley – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and          Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy

·         J. Barry Shelley – Corporate Law; Tax Law

·         Cynthia L. Shupe – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

·         Sarah A. Strunk – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Mining Law;          Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation

·         Scott H. Thomas – Environmental Law; Natural Resources Law

·         Susan M. Wissink – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships);          Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Real Estate Law

Reno, Nevada

·         William C. Davis, Jr. – Construction Law; Real Estate Law

·         Colleen A. Dolan – Corporate Law; Real Estate Law

·         Craig E. Etem – Corporate Law; Real Estate Law

·         Leslie Bryan Hart – Commercial Litigation; Commercial Transactions / UCC;          Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Litigation -          Real Estate

·         Ann Morgan – Administrative / Regulatory Law; Aviation Law; Employment Law –          Management;  Government Contracts; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor          and Employment; Litigation - Trusts and Estates

·         Courtney Miller O'Mara – Commercial Litigation

·         Dan Reaser – Administrative / Regulatory Law;  Energy Law; Gaming Law;

Tucson, Arizona

·         Benjamin W. Bauer – Construction Law; Real Estate Law

·         John E. Kofron – Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Real Estate Law

·         George O. Krauja – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Real          Estate

Four Fennemore Craig attorneys are listed as Ones to Watch: Best Lawyers in America® 2021:

Phoenix, AZ

·         Kathleen Callaway – Trusts and Estates

·         Brandon Gardner – Trusts and Estates

·         Steven B. Hilton – Trusts and Estates

·         Charles Markle – Commercial Litigation

About Fennemore Craig:

Founded in 1885, Fennemore Craig, a NLJ250 firm, has provided high quality legal counsel to help business clients thrive in a complex and constantly evolving business and legal landscape. Whether launching start-ups with its venture accelerator, leading high-stakes mergers and acquisitions for Fortune 500 companies, or handling bet-the-company litigation for a growth-phase business, Fennemore Craig has the back of business. Learn more about the firm's legal services at FennemoreCraig.com.

About Dowling Aaron:

Founded in 1977, Dowling Aaron has a history of successful growth as a full-service law firm serving companies throughout California, representing the diverse interests of a broad and sophisticated client base. It has offices in Fresno, Sacramento, Bakersfield, and the Central Coast. The firm believes the relationship between client and lawyer is unique, and that a clients' interests are best served by long-standing individual relationships. You can learn more about the firm at DowlingAaron.com.

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