Quarles & Brady Opens Scottsdale, Arizona Office and Expands Trusts & Estates Practice

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Matt Dana, a premier estate planning attorney in Scottsdale, Arizona, will be joining the firm on November 1, along with two associates and two paralegals on his team. Their affiliation with Quarles & Brady will build on the work of Quarles & Brady attorney Trisha Baggs, a highly regarded estate planning attorney in the firm’s Phoenix office. With the addition of Dana and his team, Quarles & Brady will establish a presence in Scottsdale, its tenth location nationwide and third in Arizona. The new office will be located at 8817 E. Bell Road, Suite 201, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85260.

Dana Law Firm founder Matthew S. Dana will be joining Quarles & Brady as a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office. He will combine his highly developed Arizona trusts & estates practice with Quarles & Brady’s national practice, allowing the two firms to support and augment one another on a single platform, enhancing the new union’s ability to serve clients across Arizona and the country in general.

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Ballard Spahr Expands Phoenix Office with Addition of Three Noted Litigators

Ballard Spahr has significantly expanded its Phoenix office with the addition of prominent litigators known for their work in media and constitutional law, complex commercial litigation, and bankruptcy, firm Chair Mark Stewart announced. Joining the firm today as partners are David J. Bodney, a nationally recognized First Amendment litigator who will lead the firm’s Media Law Group, and Craig Solomon Ganz, who handles corporate restructuring, complex commercial litigation, and bankruptcy issues. Joining the firm as of counsel is Chris Moeser, who also practices media and constitutional law.

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Former US Attorney Paul Charlton Joins Steptoe

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is pleased to announce that Paul Charlton, the former US attorney for the District of Arizona, has joined the firm as a partner.  He will be based in the Phoenix office and will practice in Steptoe’s Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense Groups.

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Attorney Karen Dickinson Joins Polsinelli Expanding International Corporate Presence

National law firm Polsinelli welcomes Karen Dickinson to its Phoenix office. Dickinson has extensive experience negotiating and advising on complex international and e-commerce legal issues involving international contracting, joint ventures and alliances, software and intellectual property licensing, joint developments, trademark prosecution and licensing, and web development.

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Bernick Joins Jackson Lewis in Phoenix

Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Jeffrey A. Bernick has joined the firm’s Phoenix office as Partner. Mr. Bernick joins the firm from Ridenour, Hienton & Lewis, where he concentrated his practice on employment counseling and litigation as well as commercial litigation and appeals.

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