(March 12, 2019)… The law firm of Burch & Cracchiolo is pleased to announce that shareholders Andrew (Andy) Abraham and Wendi A. Sorensen have been named among the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona by Arizona Business Magazine for 2019. The annual issue recognizes attorneys in the State who are well-known for their legal knowledge, experience and business acumen inside and outside legal circles. Andy and Wendi werer selected from a pool of more than 2,000 of the state's most talented and successful attorneys.
Andy, who is Burch & Cracchiolo’s president, has been practicing for more than 35 years in the real estate law and real estate litigation practice area and is a Certified Specialist in Real Estate. Concentrating his practice primarily in the areas of commercial litigation, real estate related litigation and real estate transactions and finance, he also has substantial experience in the area of franchisor/franchisee relations. Abraham has significant experience with respect to negotiation of commercial leases for major anchor tenants on behalf of both landlords and tenants. Andy is certified as a Real Estate Specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Transactions since 2008 and in every edition of Southwest Super Lawyers. In the 2011 and 2014-2018 editions, he was voted among the top 50 lawyers in Arizona by his peers. He is included among Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell.
Wendi has been certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death law due to her nearly three decades of litigation experience in both state and federal court. Her practice focuses on aggravated liability and damages matters, including Federal Motor Carrier (trucking accident) cases, vehicular products liability matters, construction site injury and death matters, and premises liability cases. Wendi is a proven mediator and was named “Mediator of the Year” in 2019 by Attorney at Law Magazine. She has been recognized among Arizona's Finest Lawyers and currently serves as Chair of the Arizona State Bar committee responsible for conferring certification status in the area of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death law. Wendi has been a Southwest Super Lawyer since 2012 and has been named to the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona in 2013 and 2015-2019 by the organization.
About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 49 years ago by Haze Burch and Dan Cracchiolo and today the firm’s 38 lawyers are among the most highly regarded and recognized leaders in the areas of business and corporate law, construction, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, finance, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, personal injury and insurance defense, real estate and tax controversy litigation. The firm has offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Orange County, California. In order to better serve clients nationally and internationally, Burch & Cracchiolo is a member of Primerus, an international alliance of 200 law firms from over 40 countries around the world.