Attorney Jill Chasson

Jill Chasson Contributes Article About Arizona’s Minimum Wage Law for HR Laws

As of Jan. 1, Arizona's minimum wage increased to $14.35 per hour, nearly double the federal minimum. With almost all employers in the state covered by the minimum wage law, understanding compensation structure to ensure employees are being paid in accordance with the law is critical. In an article for HR Laws, Jill Chasson offered up expert insights on potential pitfalls for employers to avoid. Jill explained that unlike many other state-level minimum wage laws, Arizona’s law applies to nearly all employees, including those who are exempt from the federal FLSA's minimum wage and overtime requirements. This can create challenges for employers in at least two areas. First, as the minimum wage increases, employers need to be mindful of the hours worked by those who are...

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Keith Beauchamp and John DeWulf Chosen for AzBusiness’ 2024 Top 100 Lawyers List

AzBusiness published its 2024 Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona list, and both Keith Beauchamp and John DeWulf were recognized once more for their exceptional legal careers. Featured for the second year in a row, Keith was selected for his handling of complex commercial litigation matters in Arizona and around the country. He has extensive experience defending legal malpractice claims and class actions and represents plaintiffs and defendants in all manner of business disputes. Keith has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© since 2008 in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice, Securities Litigation, and most recently in 2024, Bet-the-Company Litigation. Additionally, he has been included in Southwest Super Lawyers in the categories of Business Litigation and Securities Litigation for more than 15 years and was...

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AzBusiness Leaders Recognizes 5 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

The year started with a bang as Jill Chasson, Sam Coppersmith, John DeWulf, Andrew Gordon, and Kristen Rosati were recognized among the state’s most influential leaders in the 2024 edition of AzBusiness Leaders. Selected for being highly respected trailblazers, the attorneys were honored across several law categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation: John DeWulf Business & Commercial Litigation: Andrew Gordon Employment & Labor Relations: Jill Chasson Healthcare Law: Kristen Rosati Real Estate Law: Sam Coppersmith These latest recognitions come on the heels of several individual and firm accolades, including Chambers USA, Best Law Firms, and Best Lawyers©, all of which are a testament to its outstanding work. Published by AZ Big Media, AzBusiness Leaders is an annual business-to-business publication that identifies the who’s who of Arizona’s business community. Read more about the...

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Coppersmith Brockelman Earns #1 Spot in Phoenix Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Awards

As a testament to the firm’s unwavering commitment to creating and maintaining an enviable work environment, Coppersmith Brockelman was honored as the winner of the Phoenix Business Journal's 2023 Best Places to Work Micro Category, which recognizes companies with 10-24 employees. The firm edged out all other nominees in their category, achieving a final score of 98.58 out of 100, earning them the top spot. More than 300 companies submitted nominations across six categories based on company size ranging from micro to extra-large for the prestigious award program. That list was whittled down to the top 100 finalists following a rigorous employee survey that determined final scores. Evaluated across a host of categories from benefits offerings to overall satisfaction, all of Coppersmith Brockelman’s team members who participated...

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Attorney Andy Gaona

Andy Gaona Argues High-Profile Abortion Case for Planned Parenthood Arizona Before Arizona Supreme Court

In a high-stakes case that will determine the future of access to abortion in Arizona, attorney Andy Gaona represented Planned Parenthood Arizona in an oral argument before the Arizona Supreme Court this week. The question before the court is which of two abortion laws controls in Arizona – a law first enacted during the Civil War that bans nearly all abortions, or one enacted just last year under which physicians can provide abortion care through 15 weeks. Last December, the Arizona Court of Appeals held that the more recent law controls, and that physicians can’t be prosecuted under the pre-statehood law. On Planned Parenthood’s behalf, Andy urged the Arizona Supreme Court to affirm that ruling.     The Arizona Supreme Court will decide the case sometime in...

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Kristen Rosati

Kristen Rosati Profiled as an Industry Leader in Az Business’ Who’s Who in Healthcare 2024

Considered one of the nation’s top attorneys on Big Data and HIPAA compliance, Kristen Rosati was featured in Az Business magazine’s Who’s Who in Healthcare, a special section highlighting the most influential healthcare leaders in the state.  Kristen’s depth of experience in data sharing for research and clinical integration, data breaches, health information exchange, clinical research compliance, biobanking, and genomic privacy earned her a spot as an industry leader in the magazine.   A sought-after national speaker, Kristen has been active in national healthcare policy and served as past president (2013-2014) and Fellow of the American Health Law Association (AHLA), the nation’s largest health care legal organization. She is also a founding member of the Arizona Leadership Council for Take the Lead Women and has been involved in...

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