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Twenty Jennings Strouss Attorneys Recognized in the 2020 Editions of Super Lawyers®

April 17, 2020

Phoenix, AZ and Washington, D.C.

Phoenix, AZ (April 17, 2020) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that thirteen attorneys have been listed in the 2020 editions of Southwest Super Lawyers® and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers®. In addition, seven Jennings Strouss attorneys are listed as 2020 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars®.

Each year, no more than 5 percent of the attorneys in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list. In addition, no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys in each state are selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars list. The Rising Stars are attorneys who are under the age of 40 and have been in practice for 10 years or less.

The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2020 Southwest Super Lawyers® are:

  • John J. Balitis – Employment & Labor
  • John J. Egbert – Employment & Labor
  • Jay A. Fradkin – Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • Jeffrey D. Gardner – Securities Litigation
  • Norma C. Izzo – Family Law
  • Richard Lieberman – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Bruce B. May – Real Estate
  • Bradley J. Stevens – Bankruptcy: Business

The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed in 2020 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers® are:

  • Joel L. Greene – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Gary J. Newell – Utilities
  • Alan I. Robbins – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Debra D. Roby – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Deborah A. Swanstrom – Energy & Natural Resources

The Jennings Strouss attorneys listed as 2020 Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars are:

  • Fay W. Bidlack – Business/Corporate
  • Shanna N. Bowman – Family Law
  • Sarah E. Epperson – Business Litigation
  • Lindsay Leavitt – Business Litigation
  • Maxwell W. Mahoney – Family Law
  • Anne E. McClellan – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Karen Wohlgemuth – General Litigation

Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers® lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers® magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers® magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law.

About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.

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 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; estate planning and probate; family law and domestic relations; finance; healthcare; insurance defense; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; medical malpractice; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.

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