Partner of the Year in recognition of the firm’s
longstanding pro bono support.
The Florence Project also presented firm
attorney Brian Kim with the Children’s Program Pro Bono of the Year award for persevering
through difficult cases.
Phil Guttilla was elected to the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce board of directors.
He is a shareholder and vice chair of the corporate and transactional practice group at Polsinelli,
Phoenix. Besides being a business attorney, he is a
CPA and a chartered financial analyst. He focuses
his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, capital formation, VC and private equity
fund formation, and business transactions.
Two attorneys recently were appointed by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and the City Council
to the Phoenix IDA, an industrial development
authority. Fennemore Craig attorney Darcy
Renfro is the Senior Director of The Arizona We
Want at the Center for the Future of Arizona.
Lawrence Robinson is the Director of the Maricopa Community College District’s Center for
Civic Participation; he also serves on the Roosevelt School District Governing Board and the
Executive Committee of the Arizona School
The following pro bono attorneys were honored
by the Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyers
Program as “Attorney of the Month”: Peggy
LeMoine (May 2016); Sarah M. Glover (June);
Scott R. Ferris (July); Donald W. Powell
(August); and J. Robert Walston and Jennifer
L. Walston (September).
Kevin J. Walsh was elected to the Hon Kachina
Council, a nonprofit organization of professional
men and women who are dedicated to promoting volunteerism in Arizona.
He is an attorney in the Phoenix office of
Quarles & Brady LLP, where he is a member of
the Business Law Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of mergers and
acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, early-stage and emerging growth companies, equity
and debt financing, crowdfunding, and general
Katie Callaway, an attorney in the estate planning and probate practice of Fennemore Craig,
Phoenix, was appointed to the Board of Trustees
for the Phoenix Boys Choir.
She practices in the area of estate planning
and probate law. Prior to joining the firm, she
worked as Associate Editor for Wealth Strategies
Jeff Brodin of Brodin HR Law, Phoenix, was
elected as a Fellow by The College of Labor
and Employment Lawyers of the American Bar
Association. He joins 14 other Fellows in the
state of Arizona in the field of labor and employment law.
Gallagher & Kennedy shareholder Kevin Neal
was appointed to the Board of Directors for
Maricopa Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting Maricopa Integrated Health
System, Arizona’s only public health care system.
He practices in civil litigation, with an emphasis on aviation law, commercial litigation, medical
malpractice, product liability, wrongful death and
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