Southwest Super Lawyers 2023 selects 27 Burch & Cracchiolo Attorneys

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(April 6, 2023….Phoenix, AZ) Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. today announced 27 attorneys have been selected by Southwest Super Lawyers as top attorneys in Arizona for 2023. 23 attorneys have been recognized as Southwest Super Lawyers and 4 have received the recognition of Southwest Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”.  (Special designations have been awarded to Andy Abraham and Susanne Ingold noted below in red).

Burch & Cracchiolo’s 2023 Southwest Super Lawyers are:

Andy Abraham Real Estate Law (Top 50 Attorneys in AZ)
Casey S. Blais Business Litigation
Edwin C. Bull Land Use/Zoning
Jake D. Curtis Commercial Litigation
Clark L. Derrick Criminal Defense
Edwin D. Fleming Commercial Litigation
Frank M. Fox Business Litigation
Ralph D. Harris Commercial Litigation
Joel K. Heriford Estate Planning & Wealth Preservation
Amy D. Howland Real Estate Law
Susanne E. Ingold Employment Litigation (Top 50 and Top 25 Women in AZ)
Kenneth J. Januszewski Construction Litigation
Todd A. Julian Personal Injury Plaintiff-General
Steven J. Lippman Business and Corporate Law
Daryl Manhart Business/Corporate
Alan A. Meda Commercial Bankruptcy
Bryan F. Murphy Commercial Litigation
Ian Neale Personal Injury Defense: General
Keith A. Olbricht Personal Injury Defense: General
M. Brennan Ray Land Use/Zoning
Gregory A. Rosenthal Construction Litigation
Wendi A. Sorensen Personal Injury: General
David M. Villadolid Labor & Employment Law


The 2023 Rising Stars include:

Alicia M. Bull Land Use/Zoning
R. J. Bucky Slomski Medical Malpractice/Plaintiff
Aaron M. Duell Employment Litigation-Defense
Katelyn E. Towe Construction Litigation

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys selected represent only 5% of attorneys. Rising Stars are attorneys under 40 or who have practiced for less than 10 years and represent only 2.5% of young attorneys. Nominators are asked to nominate only those they have seen in action in a courtroom or as opposing counsel or co-counsel. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis. 

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers is a national rating service of outstanding 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. Published by Thomson Reuters Legal, Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-approved law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country.

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

Now with 41 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo is one of the Southwest's premier law firms. The firm was founded 53 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, construction, criminal defense, estate and wealth preservation planning, family law, finance, labor and employment, land use and zoning, litigation, personal injury, insurance defense, real estate and tax controversy. For more information: or 602.274.7611

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