Clients' News

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that twenty-two of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona for 2013. Susan Boswell, James Ullman, and Jeffrey Wolf were named among the Top 50 attorneys in Arizona and Susan Boswell, Lisa Duran, and Diane Haller were also named among the Top 25 Female attorneys in Arizona. 

Additionally, ten Quarles & Brady attorneys were named by Southwest Super Lawyers & Rising Stars as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2013. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named to the list.

Attorneys from the firm’s Arizona offices who were selected for inclusion in the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers list are:

Brian R. Booker - Business Litigation
Susan G. Boswell - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Lisa D. Duran - Immigration
Roger K. Ferland - Environmental
Isaac M. Gabriel - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Diane M. Haller - Real Estate
John A. Harris - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Craig H. Kaufman - Business Litigation
Don P. Martin - Business Litigation
Roger N. Morris - Health Care
James F. Morrow - Banking
P. Robert Moya - Mergers & Acquisitions
John Maston O'Neal - Business Litigation
Jon E. Pettibone - Employment & Labor
Kevin D. Quigley - Business Litigation
James A. Ryan - Business Litigation
Derek L. Sorenson - Real Estate
Nicole France Stanton - Professional Liability: Defense*
James A. Ullman - Franchise/Dealership
C. Bradley Vynalek - Business Litigation
Lori L. Winkelman - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Jeffrey H. Wolf - Franchise/Dealership

Quarles & Brady attorneys from the firm’s Arizona offices who were named to the 2013 Southwest Rising Stars list are:

Heather L. Buchta - Intellectual Property
Amy Cotton - Health Care
John S. Craiger - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
David E. Funkhouser III - Business Litigation
Craig J. O'Loughlin - Employment & Labor
Ryan S. Patterson - Business Litigation*
Kelly E. Singer - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Rowan P. Smith - Intellectual Property*
Lauren Elliott Stine - Business Litigation*
James L. Ugalde - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes the creation of a candidate pool, an independent research evaluation of candidates by the research department, a peer evaluation by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Southwest Super Lawyers®.

About Quarles & Brady LLP

Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at, and on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

October 30, 2014

Twenty-Two Quarles & Brady Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers®

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that twenty-two of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers® magazine as among the […]
October 30, 2014

Grant Thornton Appoints Diane Darling Manager in Corporate Tax Services

PHOENIX, April 17, 2013—Grant Thornton LLP is pleased to announce Diane Darling as its newest manager in the Corporate Tax Service practice. In her role, Darling […]
October 30, 2014

Grant Thornton’s Molly Montgomery Appointed to ASCPA Board of Directors

Grant Thornton LLP is pleased to announce that Molly Montgomery, a senior associate in the firm’s Forensic and Valuation Services practice, has been named to the […]
October 30, 2014


Bo Lomahquahu,a 25-year-old Hopi student whose family is from Bacabi on the Third Mesa on the Hopi Reservation in northeast Arizona, and Stephen Corry, director of […]
October 30, 2014

Biltmore Bank of Arizona Announces Sponsorship of Tallwave “High Tide” Start-Up Competition for Innovative Companies

Biltmore Bank of Arizona, a premier community bank focused on the needs of the small and medium-d business, is pleased to announce that it has joined […]
October 30, 2014

The Hopi Tribe Welcomes Support of Survival International

Kykotsmovi, Ariz. – The Hopi Tribe has announced that Survival International, a non-profit organization thathelps tribal peoples defend their lives, protect their lands and determine their […]
October 30, 2014

JA You’re Hired! Event Helps Arizona High School Students Learn Workforce Skills

More than 430 students from 22 high schools from across Central Arizona donned their best business attire and swarmed the Arizona Biltmore Resort on March 27. […]
October 30, 2014

U of A President Ann Weaver Hart to Speak At Arizona Association for Economic Development’s May Luncheon

University of Arizona President Ann Weaver Hart will be the speaker at the Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED)’s May luncheon on Tuesday, May 7 from […]
October 30, 2014

Resolute Commercial Services Appointed Assumes Property Management Responsibilities for Don Carlos Plaza

Resolute Commercial Services, an Arizona-based receivership and corporate renewal firm, has been appointed property manager of the Don Carlos Plaza at 2651 West Baseline Road, in […]
October 30, 2014

Grant Thornton Senior Associate Marissa Lynn Graves, CPA, Chosen to Contribute to Newly Released AICPA Book

The Phoenix office of Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, is pleased to announce Marissa Lynn Graves, CPA, was chosen as […]