Valley Leadership as a Leadership Institute
Class 37 Member. He is Chair of the firm’s
Commercial Litigation department.
The State Bar of Arizona Public Lawyers Section gave its annual awards for 2015: Judicial
Excellence Award: Hon. William J. O’Neil,
Presiding Disciplinary Judge for the Arizona
Supreme Court; Distinguished Public Lawyer
Award: Regina L. Nassen, Pima County
Attorney’s Office; and Career Achievement
Award: Glenn J. Gimbut, City Attorney for
San Luis, Ariz.
Robert G. Begam, Phoenix
Pamela J. Eaton, Phoenix
David Guzman, Higley, Ariz.
Charles L. Strouss, Jr., Phoenix
Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced that
James E. Brophy III was elected as the firm’s
new Managing Shareholder starting September 1. He succeeded longtime leader Rodolfo
“Rudy” Parga Jr., who served as Managing
Shareholder since 2007—the second-longest
tenure for the role in the firm’s 67-year history.
Christa Banfield joined Owens & Perkins
PC, Scottsdale, as an attorney. Since graduating
from the Arizona State University Sandra Day
O’Connor College of Law in 2010, she has
worked extensively in the area of family law.
Cameron Arthur joined the Phoenix office of
Bowman and Brooke as an associate.
Sharon J. Oscar joined Burch & Cracchiolo
PA, Phoenix. She practices in the areas of commercial real estate law and equine law.
Quarles & Brady LLP announced that
Cathleen T. Yu, an attorney in the firm’s Phoenix
office, was appointed to the board of directors
for Children’s Action Alliance. She is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group.
She represents clients in corporate finance,
securities, mergers and acquisitions, and business transactions.
Jennings Strouss & Salmon PLC, Phoenix,
announced that Eric D. Gere was selected by
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