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David E. Funkhouser III Named a 2014 40 Under 40 Honoree by Phoenix Business Journal

PHOENIX, ARIZ. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm’s Phoenix office, has been named to the Phoenix 40 Under 40 class of 2014 by the Phoenix Business Journal

Each year, the Phoenix Business Journal recognizes 40 of the Valley’s up-and-coming business leaders. In its 14th year, the honorees are dynamic leaders in their businesses, industries and communities. They strive to inspire, innovate and instigate change. They have an entrepreneurial spirit — whether they are running their own companies or leading change and growth from within organizations. These men and women already are champions in the for-profit and nonprofit world, and will help lead the community for years to come. The winners will be profiled online and in the June 20 edition of the Phoenix Business Journal and celebrated at an awards ceremony on June 19 in Phoenix.

To view the full list of honorees, click here.

Funkhouser handles complex commercial litigation matters. His litigation practice has an emphasis in real property disputes, trust, estate and probate litigation, and other commercial torts. Funkhouser also routinely represents financial institutions in all aspects of litigation.

Funkhouser is also heavily involved in the local community, just recently completing his term as president of the Maricopa County Bar Association. Earlier this month, Funkhouser was nominated a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He is a member of the Leadership Council for the Special Olympics Advocacy Resource program, a founding member of Suns 88 Charities and a certified ambassador for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council. He also served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 2008–2009. Funkhouser earned both his law degree and undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa.

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