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Jennings Strouss Welcomes Joel F. Newell to the Firm

October 14, 2020

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (October 12, 2020) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Joel F. Newell has joined the Firm’s Bankruptcy practice as an Associate.

“With his experience, I am confident that Joel will make a great addition to our practice,” stated Bradley J. Stevens, Chair of the Firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors’ Rights practice group. “He will excel with us and provide outstanding legal services to our clients.”

Newell will focus his practice on Chapter 11 and 13 bankruptcies. He has extensive experience in all areas of creditor rights in both commercial and consumer bankruptcy law including Chapter 7, 11, and 13, matters, adversary litigation, relief from stay matters, proofs of claim, plan objections, and other substantive bankruptcy motions. Newell has also defended and prosecuted trial court decisions appealed to the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, Ninth Circuit of Appeals, and the Arizona Court of Appeals. He currently serves as the Chair of the State Bar of Arizona Bankruptcy Section and is the former Chair of the Maricopa County Bar Association Bankruptcy Section. Newell received his J.D. from Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School and his B.A. in Business Management from Anderson University.

“I am delighted for the opportunity to work with the people of Jennings Strouss,” said Newell. “I have always respected the Firm’s Bankruptcy practice, and I am extremely proud to join the group.”

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

For over 75 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.

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