Super Lawyers Honors 13 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

Super Lawyers Honors 13 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

Coppersmith Brockelman, a prominent Phoenix-based business law firm, announced today that 13 of its 20 attorneys have been recognized in Super Lawyers’ 2021 edition. Super Lawyers honors accomplished attorneys in more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Attorneys from Coppersmith Brockelman who received the 2021 honor are: Keith Beauchamp – Business Litigation (recognized since 2007) Scott Bennett – Health Care (recognized since 2018); Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business Litigation (2012-2013) Kent Brockelman – Employment & Labor Law (recognized since 2007) Jill Chasson – Employment & Labor Law (recognized since 2016) Roopali Desai – Legislative & Government Affairs (recognized since 2019); Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2014-2016) John DeWulf – Business Litigation (recognized since 2007);...

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Melissa Soliz Elected President of the Arizona Society for Healthcare Attorneys

Melissa Soliz Elected President of the Arizona Society for Healthcare Attorneys

Fellow Arizona Society for Healthcare Attorneys (AzSHA) Board members recently elected Melissa Soliz as the new President. AzSHA is the central hub for health care attorneys in the state to exchange information and ideas. An active AzSHA member since 2015, Mel joined the Board of Directors in 2018. She frequently presents at the society’s seminars, educating her peers on relevant topics such as compliance with privacy, security and patient access laws, including the new ONC Information Blocking Rule and CMS Interoperability Final Rule requirements. Mel is an emerging leader in the world of health care law. The Phoenix Business Journal recognized her as a Rising Star in Law for her contributions to the legal community. She is also included among The Best Lawyers in America© for health...

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Melissa Soliz Explains How to Implement Compliance with the Information Blocking Rule at the AHLA Virtual Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute Conference

Melissa Soliz Recognized as One of Phoenix Business Journal’s 21 Next-Generation Legal Leaders

When showcasing rising stars in the Phoenix legal scene, Phoenix Business Journal selected Melissa Soliz for her expertise in health care law. The 21 attorneys featured were chosen based on their contributions to the legal community and their potential to shape the legal landscape in Arizona and nationally. Mel, who has focused her career on compliance with data privacy and access laws, explained why interoperability is the hot topic in health care law right now. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©in health care law, Mel also shared what she views as her biggest accomplishment so far, as well as the source of her inspiration for becoming a health care attorney.See the full list of honorees here. ...

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Coppersmith Brockelman Ranked on Phoenix Business Journal’s 2021 Top Law Firms List

Coppersmith Brockelman Ranked on Phoenix Business Journal’s 2021 Top Law Firms List

For the sixth consecutive year, Coppersmith Brockelman has made Phoenix Business Journal’s list of the top 50 law firms in the Valley. Ranked according to the number of local attorneys, Coppersmith Brockelman moved up five places to tie for No. 38. The firm has also received several recognitions and accolades for its expertise and exceptional service from other industry publications, including Chambers USA and Southwest Super Lawyers. Additionally, the firm is consistently honored in Best Lawyers’® list of the Best Law Firms in Arizona and the United States. Find the Business Journal ranking here. ...

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Achievements and Accolades Keep John DeWulf on AzBusiness’ Top 100 Lawyers List

Achievements and Accolades Keep John DeWulf on AzBusiness’ Top 100 Lawyers List

For the sixth consecutive year, John DeWulf is one of the AzBusiness Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona. Highlighting top-performing attorneys in the state, the annual list recognizes lawyers who have had an impact on their law firm, the communities they serve and the legal profession as a whole. John is highly regarded among clients and colleagues for his successful commercial litigation practice, where he handles complex trials, hearings and other matters before state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies. John’s stellar reputation as one of the Southwest’s finest litigators has resulted in a variety of recognition. Best Lawyers in America© has honored him for several years, including in the securities litigation section and as “Lawyer of the Year” in 2018. Additionally, Southwest Super Lawyers regularly...

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Roopali Desai Included in Business Insider’s List of AZ Cannabis Industry Power Players

Roopali Desai Included in Business Insider’s List of AZ Cannabis Industry Power Players

After Arizona voters passed Proposition 207 to legalize adult-use cannabis in the state, Business Insider highlighted 11 power players who are shaping the new, potentially multi-million-dollar market. As the attorney responsible for drafting the Smart and Safe Arizona Act, Roopali Desai was featured. The Campaign, which was supported by the Arizona Dispensaries Association (ADA), contracted Roopali to craft the initiative’s language. She and law partner, Andy Gaona, continually revised the language after meeting with stakeholders, including company executives, criminal justice advocates, first responders, and others. Moving forward, Roopali and the firm will continue to work with ADA as well as the Arizona Department of Health Services to implement the new legislation. A leading election lawyer in Arizona, Roopali is known for her experience representing initiative, referendum, and...

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