Nicholas H. Meza, Partner


Quarles & Brady Arizona Attorneys Selected as 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 17 of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top attorneys in Arizona for 2018. Additionally, 15 attorneys were named to the 2018 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 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers magazine:


  • David E. Funkhouser – Business Litigation
  • Dawn R. Gabel – Tax
  • Isaac M. Gabriel – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Diane M. Haller – Real Estate
  • Brian Howie – Business Litigation
  • W. Scott Jenkins, Jr. – Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Roger N. Morris – Health Care
  • John Maston O'Neal – Business Litigation
  • Ryan S. Patterson – Business Litigation
  • Kevin D. Quigley – Business Litigation
  • Stephanie Quincy – Employment & Labor
  • Derek L. Sorenson – Real Estate
  • Nicole France Stanton – Professional Liability: Defense
  • Bradley Vynalek – Business Litigation
  • Jeffrey H. Wolf – Franchise / Dealership


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 2018 Southwest Rising Stars list:


  • Jose A. Carrillo – Employment & Labor
  • Alissa Brice Castañeda – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Michael S. Catlett – Business Litigation
  • Simone Colgan Dunlap – Health Care
  • Lindsay J. Fiore – Employment & Labor
  • Krystal A. Fleischmann – Business Litigation
  • Edward J. Hermes – Native American Law
  • Jonathan G. Howard – Business/Corporate
  • Andrea Landeen – Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Michael A. McCanse – Business Litigation
  • Nicholas H. Meza – Health Care
  • Coree E. Neumeyer – Business Litigation
  • Heather B. Siegelhelm – Business/Corporate
  • Jason F. Wood – Real Estate


  • Elizabeth Fella – Bankruptcy: Business
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