G&K Attorneys Named to 2015 ‘The Best Lawyers in America®’ List

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G&K Attorneys Named to 2015 ‘The Best Lawyers in America®’ List

The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that 37 attorneys have been named to the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. This year, more than 50 percent of Gallagher & Kennedy shareholders are recognized by The Best Lawyers in America, 14 of whom have been included in Best Lawyers for 10 or more years.

Five Gallagher & Kennedy shareholders have been named Best Lawyers 2015 "Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix for their practice areas.  Firm co-founder Michael L. Gallagher is recognized as a 2015 “Lawyer of the Year” in Sports Law and has been included in Best Lawyers for 20 years. Additional “Lawyer of the Year” designations are awarded to Patrick J. McGroder III for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Tom Henze for Criminal Defense: White-Collar, who have both been included in Best Lawyers for 20 years.  Also named “Lawyer of the Year” are Michael M. Grant for Administrative/Regulatory Law and Thomas A. Maraz for Construction Law.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  The lists are compiled through extensive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

The following Gallagher & Kennedy attorneys are included in The Best Lawyers in America 2015:

  • William F. Allison – Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Dana Stagg Belknap – Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law; Government Relations Practice
  • Robert W. Boatman – Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs
  • Alexander L. Broadfoot – Real Estate Law
  • Timothy D. Brown – Tax Law
  • Shannon L. Clark – Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • John R. Clemency – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights; Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • James B. Connor – Real Estate Law
  • J. Stanton Curry – Environmental Law
  • Robert D. Dalager – Government Relations Practice
  • Mark C. Dangerfield – Commercial Litigation
  • Mark M. Deatherage – Commercial Litigation
  • D. Lee Decker – Environmental Law
  • Booker T. Evans – Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
  • Mark A. Fuller – Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation
  • Michael L. Gallagher – Entertainment Law; Sports Law
  • Michael M. Grant – Energy Law; Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Jeffrey D. Gross – Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Tom Henze – Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar
  • Robert J. Itri – Copyright Law; Trademark Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Commercial Litigation
  • Rodney Q. Jarvis – Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Donald P. Johnsen – Employment Law; Litigation- Labor and Employment
  • Michael K. Kennedy – Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • David P. Kimball III – Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Anne L. Leary – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Thomas A. Maraz – Construction Law
  • Patrick J. McGroder III – Personal Injury Litigation- Plaintiffs
  • Dalva L. Moellenberg – Environmental Law; Litigation- Environmental (Santa Fe, NM office)
  • Raymond M. Norris – Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Mark S. O’Connor – Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Kevin E. O’Malley – Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction, Environmental, Municipal, Securities
  • Donald B. Petrie – Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Jeffrey T. Pyburn – Litigation - Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Defendants; Litigation – Products Liability - Defendants
  • Dean C. Short II – Corporate Law; Sports Law
  • Terence W. Thompson – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Wm. Charles Thomson – Commercial Litigation
  • David L. Wallis – Environmental Law

About Best Lawyers in America

Published biennially since 1983 and annually as of the 2006 edition, “The Best Lawyers in America” is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.  The Best Lawyers lists are compiled through an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the U.S. confidentially evaluate their professional peers. For more information, please visit www.bestlawyers.com.