PHOENIX Magazine Recognizes 7 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys as Top Lawyers

Polling State Bar of Arizona members for their recommendations on the Valley’s most outstanding attorneys, PHOENIX Magazine selected Keith Beauchamp, Kent Brockelman, Jill Chasson, Roopali Desai, Andy Gordon, Kristen Rosati, and Melissa Soliz for its inaugural Top Lawyers list. Keith handles 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. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America© since 2008 in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice, and Securities Litigation.  He has been included in Southwest Super Lawyers in the categories of Business Litigation and Securities Litigation for more than 15 years and was recognized as one of “Arizona’s Top 50...

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Best Lawyers® Recognizes 17 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys and 2 Lawyers of the Year

Best Lawyers® has not only recognized 17 of our 21 attorneys for exceptional work in 19 categories, but also named Roopali Desai and Andy Gordon “Lawyer of the Year” in Civil Rights Law and Antitrust Law, respectively. The Lawyer of the Year designation is presented to only one individual in a given geographical region and practice area each year. Gordon previously won Lawyer of the Year five times, including in Antitrust Law in 2013 and 2018, Litigation – Antitrust Law in 2019, and Litigation – Healthcare in 2017 and 2021. Desai is a first-time Lawyer of the Year honoree and is the sixth attorney at the firm to have earned that recognition. Sixteen attorneys were honored as Best Lawyers in a wide range of practice areas. Additionally,...

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Chambers USA Recognizes Coppersmith Brockelman in 2022 Legal Rankings

Seven of our lawyers are recognized in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA. The annual guide to the nation's leading attorneys and law firms also ranked the firm in Arizona for the Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Healthcare practice areas. Jill Chasson is recognized for the first time in Labor & Employment, while Roopali Desai adds national recognition in Political Law. 2022 Chambers USA nationally recognized attorneys: Roopali Desai, Political Law Kristen Rosati, Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare Individual attorneys recognized for their expertise in Arizona: Keith Beauchamp, Litigation: General Commercial Kent Brockelman, Labor & Employment Jill Chasson, Labor & Employment Roopali Desai, Litigation: General Commercial John DeWulf, Litigation: General Commercial Karen Owens, Healthcare Kristen Rosati, Healthcare “Coppersmith Brockelman has established a national reputation for excellence, and...

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Super Lawyers Honors 13 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

PHOENIX – (April 7, 2022) – Coppersmith Brockelman, a prominent Phoenix-based business law firm, announced today that 13 of its 21 attorneys have been recognized in Super Lawyers’ 2022 edition, with Keith Beauchamp and John DeWulf making the Top 50 Arizona Super Lawyers list. 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 2022 honor are: Keith Beauchamp – Business Litigation (recognized since 2007; Top 50 Arizona Super Lawyers in 2022 and 2011) Scott Bennett – Health Care (recognized since 2018); Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Business Litigation (2012-2013) Kent Brockelman – Employment & Labor...

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Roopali Desai Honored as One of 12 USA Today 2022 Women of the Year

Honoring strong and resilient champions of change for its 2022 Women of the Year, USA Today selected Coppersmith Brockelman attorney Roopali Desai as one of 12 national honorees. Part of a cohort that includes Kamala Harris, Melinda French Gates and Simone Biles, Roopali was chosen for her work  defending democracy and fighting on behalf of teachers, students, and vulnerable populations. The publication touted Roopali’s work in launching Arizona’s recreational marijuana program, defeating multiple lawsuits making false claims about the 2020 presidential election, and prevailing at the Arizona Supreme Court to void an unconstitutional ban on mask mandates that was illegally rolled into budget legislation. Additionally, it highlighted her work in giving marginalized populations a voice, which ties into her mantra of doing something because it is...

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Arizona Capitol Times Honors Roopali Desai as Best Capitol/Political Lawyer

Roopali Desai Elected as Member of Prestigious American Law Institute

The American Law Institute recently elected 59 eminent judges, lawyers and law professors for membership, including Roopali Desai. Selected for her professional achievement, Roopali will help the independent organization clarify, modernize and improve the law to promote better administration of justice. Dedicated to bringing the profession’s top minds together to find solutions to challenging topics, the Institute drafts, discusses, revises, and publishes influential Restatements of the Law, Model Codes, and Principles of Law. By participating in ALI’s work, Roopali will influence the development of the law in both existing and emerging areas, give back to the legal profession, and contribute to the public good. Membership in the prestigious ALI caps a banner year for Roopali, who prevailed in 11 lawsuits related to Arizona’s 2020 General Election. Her...

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