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Jennings Strouss Attorneys Jay A. Fradkin, Anne E. McClellan, and Michael R. Palumbo Among “Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” for 2022

February 3, 2022

Jennings Strouss Attorneys Jay A. Fradkin, Anne E. McClellan, and Michael R. Palumbo Among “Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” for 2022

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Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (February 3, 2022) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that attorneys Jay A. Fradkin, Anne E. McClellan, and Michael R. Palumbo are among AzBusiness magazine’s “Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” for 2022.

Mr. Fradkin, Ms. McClellan, and Mr. Palumbo were selected from a pool of more than 1,000 of the state’s most talented and successful attorneys. This year’s prestigious group of candidates were compiled by using an independent algorithm that weighs each lawyer’s professional ratings, impact on the communities they serve, and impact on the legal profession.

“It is an honor to be included in this year’s ‘Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona’ and to be in such great company with so many outstanding attorneys,” stated Jay A. Fradkin, Chair, Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Professional Liability. “I look forward to continuing to provide effective and efficient legal services to the Valley.”

Mr. Fradkin chairs the Firm’s Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Professional Liability practice group. He is an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated™ attorney who has over 35 years of experience conducting significant personal injury and wrongful death trials primarily for health care providers who are sued for medical malpractice. The State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specializations had designated Mr. Fradkin as a Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. He was selected in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© Phoenix “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care, as well as being listed in the 2021 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers® in the category of Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense.

“I am honored to be recognized among these other outstanding attorneys, and I look forward to continuing to meet Arizona’s legal needs,” said Anne E. McClellan, General Counsel.

Ms. McClellan currently serves as the Firm’s General Counsel. She focuses her practice on professional liability, legal ethics, and litigation in the areas of medical malpractice defense, healthcare, personal injury defense, and business disputes. Ms. McClellan has appeared before the Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, Arizona State Board of Nursing, Arizona Medical Board, Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners, and Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy. She is recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the category of Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury – Litigation. She is also recognized in the 2021 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars® in the category of Civil Litigation: Defense.

“I am humbled to be recognized as one of the ‘Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona’,” said Michael R. Palumbo, Special Counsel. “I appreciate this honor.”

Mr. Palumbo is an attorney who has over 30 years of civil litigation experience assisting clients in resolving their business disputes, title insurance, escrow agent and Deed of Trust litigation; and quiet title, adverse possession, homeowners’ associations and real estate agent disputes. He has participated in more than 40 trials in the Superior Courts of Arizona and District Court of Arizona. He has served as a Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Courts since 1998 and has presided over trials and dozens of settlement conferences. He was selected in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© Phoenix “Lawyer of the Year” for Mediation, as well as being selected in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in the categories of Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, and Mediation.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

For 80 years, Jennings Strouss has been dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. The firm is well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success.

Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and is especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly atmosphere of collaboration.

Our primary areas of practice include advertising and media law; agribusiness; automobile dealership law; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; eminent domain and condemnation; employee benefits and pensions; energy; environmental; estate planning and probate; family law and domestic relations; finance; healthcare; insurance defense; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; medical malpractice; mergers and acquisitions; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.

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