We’re proud to announce that 12 of our 19 attorneys have been recognized for outstanding work in 17 practice areas by Best Lawyers®. Among the honorees, two attorneys 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.

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 2019 edition are:

2019 “Lawyers of the Year” in Phoenix 

  • Kimberly Fatica: 2019 Litigation – Labor and Employment “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix
  • Andrew Gordon: 2019 Litigation – Antitrust “Lawyer of the Year” in Phoenix

2019 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 (recognized since 2018)
  • Roopali Desai: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Appellate Practice; Civil Rights Law; Commercial Litigation (recognized since 2015)
  • John DeWulf: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Securities (recognized since 2007)
  • Kimberly Fatica: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment (recognized since 2008)
  • Andrew Gordon: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Commercial Litigation; Health Care Law; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Health Care (recognized since 2003)
  • Karen Owens: Antitrust Law; Health Care Law (recognized since 1999)
  • Kristen Rosati: Health Care Law (recognized since 2007)
  • Marvin Ruth: Commercial Litigation

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

Learn more about our team and practice areas.