Burch & Cracchiolo Construction Defect Practice Group announces New Leadership

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(October 25, 2012…Phoenix, AZ) Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. is pleased to announce recent leadership assignments in the Firm’s Construction Defect practice group. Shareholders Susanne E. (Susie) Ingold and Keith A. Olbricht now co-chair the Construction Defect practice group. Susan Dana-Kobey has been named chair of the California Construction Defect practice area and Kenneth J. Januszewski has been appointed chair of the New Mexico and Nevada Construction Defect practice area. The Firm, founded in 1970, has a significant Construction Defect practice, representing clients in Arizona, California, Nevada and New Mexico.

“Burch & Cracchiolo’s Construction Defect group has a significant practice throughout the western United States. Our clients are better served through designated leadership overseeing geographic areas as well as the overall practice,” says Firm president Ed Bull. “This team of seasoned and experienced attorneys provides outstanding service to the construction industry and we are very pleased with the opportunity to recognize the leaders who have set the standard for this group.”

Ingold, a shareholder, has been practicing at Burch & Cracchiolo since 1998 in the areas of construction law, insurance defense, labor and employment law and business litigation.  Ingold received her B.A. with honors from Stevens College in Columbia, MO in 1992 and received her J.D. in 1998 from Arizona State University College of Law.

Olbricht, also a shareholder, has been with the Firm since 2004 and practices in all areas of construction, commercial litigation and insurance defense. Olbricht received his J.D. from Arizona State University College of Law in 2000 and his B.A. from Arizona State University in 1997.

Dana-Kobey has been practicing with Burch & Cracchiolo since 2005. Susan practices in construction, commercial litigation and insurance defense. She received her J.D. from Western State University College of Law in 1999 and her B.A from California State University in Fullerton in 1994.

Januszewski joined the Firm in 2011 and has been in practice for more than thirty years. He practices primarily in the construction defect area. In addition, he practices in Indian tribal government relations and gaming law and insurance defense.  Januszewski received his J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and his B.A. from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Now with 42 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 42 years ago by Haze Burch, now deceased, and Dan Cracchiolo one of Arizona's premier lawyers who continues to engage in a thriving practice. Today, the firms 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, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and taxation.
Serving corporate, governmental and individual clients throughout the Southwest and nationally, Burch & Cracchiolo is known for outstanding and cost-effective representation that emphasizes client objectives. The firm has offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Orange County, California. A number of the firm’s lawyers are recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers of the Southwest, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, Chambers USA, National Trial Lawyers and more. Additionally, the firm has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Arizona.