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Quarles & Brady Arizona Attorneys Selected as 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 19 of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top attorneys in Arizona for 2016. Additionally, 15 attorneys were named to the 2016 Southwest Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have gained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual, statewide selections are made using a multi-phased process that includes independent peer nominations, peer evaluations, and research. No more than five percent of total lawyers in a state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.

The following attorneys from the Quarles & Brady Phoenix and Tucson offices were selected for inclusion in the 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers magazine:



(*) Named a Top 25 Female Attorney

(**) Named a Top 50 Attorney

Super Lawyers Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of total lawyers are selected for inclusion in the Rising Stars list.

The following Quarles & Brady attorneys from the firm’s Phoenix and Tucson offices were named to the 2016 Southwest Rising Stars list:


  • Krystal A. Fleischmann – Business Litigation
  • Heather Buchta – Intellectual Property
  • Michael S. Catlett – Business Litigation
  • Amy Cotton Peterson – Health Care
  • Jason D. Curry – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Lindsay J. Fiore – Employment & Labor
  • W. Scott Jenkins, Jr. – Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Michael A. McCanse – Business Litigation
  • Coree E. Neumeyer – Business Litigation
  • Ryan S. Patterson – Business Litigation
  • Jason F. Wood – Real Estate
  • Marian Zapata-Rossa – Employee Litigation: Defense


  • Elizabeth Fella – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Marian LaLonde – Energy & Resources
  • Scott Simonson – Civil Litigation: Defense
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