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CHANGE OF VENUE
BY TIM EIGO
Corporate Counsel Awards Honor Excellence, Service
A recent event honoring
excellent corporate counsel featured winners in nine categories. Among the talented recipients were some attorneys and
law offices featured previously in ARIZONA
All the Arizona Corporate Counsel
Awards are prestigious, and first among
equals is the General Counsel of the Year
Award, which went to Dan Christensen,
global group counsel for IT, privacy and
security at Intel Corporation. In addition
to his extensive legal experience, readers
may also recall that he helped Intel establish an Arizona pro bono debt clinic and
serves to increase access to justice across
Dan’s colleague Scott Uthe wrote
last September about Dan and the Intel
justice initiative. ( http://tinyurl.com/
Also honored at the January 14
event, hosted by AZ Business Magazine
and co-sponsored by the State Bar of Arizona, were the following
attorneys. Congratulations to all.
Maria Morales Spelleri, general counsel and executive vice president,
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
Government, municipal or public sector:
Ken Lee, senior director of resource transactions, Salt River
Rob Tuttle, vice president, chief intellectual property counsel,
Stacey Kelly, corporate counsel, Empire Southwest, LLC
Private company (medium):
Nona Lee, senior vice president and general counsel,
Private company (large):
Mary Alexander, executive vice president and general
counsel, DMB Associates, Inc.
Chris Miner, senior vice president and general counsel,
Mobile Mini, Inc.
In-House Legal Department of the Year:
56th Fighter Wing JAG (Judge Advocate General),
Luke Air Force Base.
Other event sponsors were Squire Patton
Boggs, the Association of Corporate Counsel, Arizona State University’s Sandra Day
O’Connor College of Law, Ogletree Deakins, and Merestone.