SNELL & WILMER ATTORNEY JEFFREY WILLIS IS ELECTED TO THE STATE BAR OF ARIZONA BOARDby Hot Off The Press (Release) on Jul. 23, 2013, under Press Releases
Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Willis, a partner in the Tucson office, has been elected to the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors for bar district five, Pima and Santa Cruz Counties.
The Board of Governors is comprised of 30 members who oversee the policy making and operation of the State Bar of Arizona. The state is divided into eight bar districts with the number of board members per district determined by the Arizona Supreme Court. Willis is one of three members for district five. Elected members serve a three year term.
The State Bar of Arizona is a non-profit organization that operates under the supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Bar regulates approximately 17,300 active attorneys in Arizona and provides education and development programs for the legal profession and the public. The Bar and its members are committed to serving the public by making sure the voices of all people in Arizona are heard in our justice system.
Willis is a seasoned trial lawyer with a regional commercial litigation practice. Over the last decade, he has assisted clients in federal and state litigation in Arizona, Nevada and California involving patent infringement, construction disputes, shareholders’ rights, toxic and environmental torts, corporate governance, referenda and initiative challenges, creditors’ rights, trade secrets, antitrust and commercial fraud. He is recognized in the 2013 rankings ofThe Best Lawyers in America®for Commercial Litigation and in Southwest Super Lawyers® for Business Litigation. Willis previously served on the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors from 2002-2007.
About Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing in nine locations throughout the western United States and in Mexico, including Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona;Los Angeles and Orange County, California; Denver, Colorado; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit www.swlaw.com.