Burch & Cracchiolo names Susie Ingold President

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Employment Law Specialist and Litigator to Lead 54 year-old Iconic Firm

(March 13, 2024…Phoenix, AZ)

Today Burch & Cracchiolo announced that partner Susanne (“Susie”) E. Ingold has been elected president of the Firm. Ingold has been in practice with Burch & Cracchiolo for 26 years and is the first woman to lead the Firm. She succeeds Andy Abraham, who has served as president and led the Firm since 2017.

“I am honored and energized by this appointment,” commented Ingold. “I am committed to the vision and mission of the Firm and plan to continue the breadth and excellence of legal services Burch & Cracchiolo offers. I’m grateful to my partners for placing their trust in me and I’m especially grateful to Andy Abraham for his exceptional leadership over many years.”

Ingold’s practice specializes in all aspects of Employment Law and Litigation. She is a seasoned trial lawyer and has tried cases in State and Federal Court. She has argued cases before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, as well as the Arizona Court of Appeals. She represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office and the United States Department of Labor.

Ingold received her J.D. from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and her B.A. from Stephens College in Colombia, Missouri. Susie was also a Board Member for the University of Arizona Law College Association from 2011 through 2016.

Ingold is a recognized Southwest Super Lawyer, having been named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Arizona and Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona lists in 2023 and 2024, and she is a Best Lawyer in America. She is a current Member of the Board of Directors for the Arizona Humane Society, 2013-present, and has served on the Executive Committee as Chair of the Governance Committee and Secretary. Ingold was also a member of Valley Leadership, Class XXXIV.

Andy Abraham remains a senior partner and continues his robust practice in real estate law and litigation at the Firm.

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

Now with 40 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 54 years ago by Haze Burch and Dan Cracchiolo and today the firm’s lawyers are among the most highly regarded and recognized leaders in the areas of business and corporate law, criminal law and defense, construction, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, finance, labor and employment, land use and zoning, litigation, personal injury and insurance defense, real estate and tax and tax controversy. Burch & Cracchiolo is a member of Primerus, an international alliance of 200 law firms from 40 countries around the world. For information, visit www.bcattorneys.com.

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