G&K Announces New Associates

For Immediate Release

Perry T. Klauber and Jason K. Thomas Join Phoenix Law Firm

PHOENIX, Ariz. (September 14, 2015) – The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that Perry T. Klauber and Jason K. Thomas have joined the firm as associates in real estate, and environmental and litigation, respectively.

“Mr. Klauber and Mr. Thomas are great additions to our firm and we are thrilled to have them on board,” said Dean Short, Managing Partner of Gallagher & Kennedy.

Mr. Klauber recently graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Prior to joining Gallagher & Kennedy, Mr. Klauber served as an intern for Spirit Realty Capital and Cole Real Estate Investments where he assisted legal counsel in facilitating commercial real estate transaction compliance, acquisition, closing and management, and completed legal documents and letters to close portfolio sales, lease matters and acquisitions.

Other positions held throughout his career include law clerk for the United States Bankruptcy Court in the District of Arizona under Judge George Nielsen Jr., as well as the Arizona Attorney General’s Office in the Consumer Protection Division.

During law school, Mr. Klauber was a staff writer and research editor for the Arizona State Law Journal, a treasurer and 1L representative for Corporate and Business Law Society, and an ASU Liaison for the Arizona State Bar Young Lawyers Division.

Mr. Thomas also recently graduated from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. After serving as president of the John P. Morris Black Law Student Association in 2012, he was voted “Best ASU Student Mediator” in the spring of 2015.

While in law school, Mr. Thomas was a member of the Indian Legal Program and Veterans Law Society and was a mentee for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. He also interned for two summers at Gallagher & Kennedy researching and drafting demand letters, as well as memoranda concerning antitrust litigation, personal injury, civil rights violations and copyright infringement. Before law school, he interned at Science Progress in Washington, D.C. where he published three articles and independently developed and maintained a comprehensive database of online policy sources to expand institutional awareness. He also worked as an installation foreman at Kinetic Control Corporation, an electronics intelligence analyst with the United States Air Force.