40 Under 40 Class of 2023 Honoree Mel Soliz Shares Top Career & Personal Insights in Phoenix Business Journal Q&A

As one of the nation’s top health data, interoperability, and health equity attorneys, the Phoenix Business Journal recently inducted Mel Soliz into its 40 Under 40 (Class of 2023), including a special feature where she shared details about her legal career and personal life. Mel was selected from nearly 400 nominees for her impact in the Valley’s business and charitable communities, including her commitment to advancing health equity and responsible health data stewardship in her community. “I am honored and thrilled to have been selected for this year’s 40 under 40. I am extremely grateful to Contexture for nominating me and giving me the opportunity to work on such important projects with the Arizona and Colorado teams,” she said. In the Q&A profile, Mel weighed in with advice...

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Mel Soliz Recognized in Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Preeminent Data & Health Equity Attorney Mel Soliz Recognized in Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 for Outstanding Achievements

As one of the nation's top health data, interoperability and health equity attorneys, Mel Soliz’s accomplishments and community service have earned her distinction as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s 2023 40 Under 40. The honor recognizes up-and-coming professionals under the age of 40 who have a major impact in the Valley's business and charitable communities. Selected from nearly 400 applicants, this honor highlights Mel’s commitment to advancing health equity in her community through her professional and charitable work. Mel ― who is also recognized by Chambers USA©️, Best Lawyers©, and Southwest Super Lawyers: Rising Stars© ― practices regulatory health law, focusing on compliance with data privacy, access and interoperability laws (such as the Information Blocking Rule and CMS interoperability mandates, health information networks/exchange (including TEFCA), behavioral health/substance...

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Andy Gaona’s Involvement in High Profile Cases Lands Him on Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40

Defending democracy, practicing law at the highest level, and serving the community led to Andy Gaona being selected as one of Phoenix Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40. Selected among more than 350 applicants, Andy’s work in helping draft important legislation and fighting back against unprecedented efforts to disenfranchise Arizona voters in the wake of the 2020 election caught the judges’ attention. He has also argued multiple high-profile cases in the Arizona Supreme Court, a feat most lawyers don’t achieve in their lifetimes. Community involvement is another criterion for the award, and Andy’s volunteerism is impressive. As the youngest Board President of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, he helped expand the organization’s donor base, attracted diverse board members, established a social media presence...

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