Best Lawyers® has recognized 11 of Coppersmith Brockelman’s 19 attorneys for outstanding work in 16 separate practice areas. Among the honorees, two have been named “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix, an honor given to only one attorney in the region practicing in a specific field of law.

Now in its 25th edition, The Best Lawyers in America© is the longest-running peer-review publication in the legal profession. Each year, Best Lawyers conducts comprehensive surveys of tens of thousands of lawyers who confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Based on the results of these surveys, the publication designates the year’s leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The Coppersmith Brockelman attorneys recognized in the 2018 edition are:

2018 Best Lawyers and “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix:

  • John DeWulf: 2018 Litigation – Securities “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation (recognized since 2007)
  • Andrew Gordon: 2018 Antitrust Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix; Administrative/Regulatory Law; Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Health Care (recognized since 2003)

2018 Best Lawyers:

  • Keith Beauchamp: Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation – Securities (recognized since 2008)
  • Scott Bennett: Criminal Defense – General Practice (recognized since 2013)
  • Kent Brockelman: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment (recognized since 2006)
  • Jill Chasson: Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management (recognized since 2012)
  • Sam Coppersmith: Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
  • Roopali Desai: Civil Rights Law; Commercial Litigation (recognized since 2015)
  • Kimberly Fatica: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment (recognized since 2008)
  • Karen Owens: Antitrust Law; Health Care Law (recognized since 1999)
  • Kristen Rosati: Health Care Law (recognized since 2007)

“We truly appreciate this recognition from so many of our lawyer colleagues,” said Kent Brockelman, managing partner of the firm. “Peer recognition is one of the most gratifying honors any lawyer can receive. We are extremely proud of our team.”