SOUTHWEST SUPER LAWYERS® RECOGNIZES SIX UDALL LAW FIRM LAWYERSby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Apr. 22, 2013, under Press Releases
Tucson, Arizona – April 15, 2013 – Six Udall Law Firm lawyers were recently recognized in Southwest Super Lawyers for 2013. Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters affiliate, is a rating service that each year rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
The following Udall Law attorneys were selected as 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers:
Peter Akmajian – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Mr. Akmajian is a trial lawyer with a practice focus of medical malpractice, legal malpractice, legal ethics, product liability as well as commercial litigation, insurance litigation, employment law and family law.
Thomas Langan – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice
Mr. Langan commonly known as Tony, is a trial lawyer who has been with the firm since 1999. The focus of his practice is medical malpractice defense, plaintiff’s personal injury and professional liability. Tony has represented doctors, lawyers, physical therapists, nurses, dentists and attorneys in trial court and before regulatory agencies.
D. Burr Udall – Partner: Appellate
Mr. Udall’s practice focuses on insurance defense litigation. Burr also handles general civil and commercial cases, including appellate litigation. He is frequently called upon to serve as a mediator or arbitrator.
Lawyers recognized as Southwest Rising Stars are selected for this list based on the same rigorous process listed above, along with the distinction of being 40 years old or younger, or having been in practice 10 or fewer years. The following Udall Law attorneys were selected as 2013 Southwest Rising Stars:
Janet Linton – Associate: General Litigation
Ms. Linton practices in the area of civil litigation, with a focus on personal injury and insurance defense. Her practice also includes professional negligence, residential and commercial landlord-tenant disputes, as well as general commercial litigation.
Jeanna Chandler Nash – Partner: Business Litigation
Ms. Nash practices in the area of general civil litigation, with an emphasis in commercial litigation. Jeanna’s practice also includes employment litigation and personal injury litigation. She has significant experience defending businesses, individuals and insurers.
Melissa Petro – Partner: Business Litigation
Ms. Petro, or “Mimi” as she is commonly known, has a practice focused in the areas of business transactions, real estate acquisition, financing, leasing, and development, and estate planning. Mimi represents individuals and business organizations in connection with the formation and operation of businesses, leasing, lending, development, and general business matters.
Udall Law Firm is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Southern Arizona offering a full service employment and labor law practice. From employment litigation and representation proceedings to collective bargaining and human relations, our attorneys are equipped and ready to handle a full range of labor and employment related matters. Our lawyers regularly assist and advise employers by providing counsel pertaining to state and federal compliance, wage and hour issues as well as OSHA. Udall attorneys are intimately familiar with all state and federal employment laws, including Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, USERRA and Family and Medical Leave Act. Please visit www.udalllaw.com.