Three Burch & Cracchiolo attorneys receive 2012 Top Lawyers ranking

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Ed Bull
Ed Fleming
Martha Patrick

(March 28, 2012….Phoenix, AZ)  AZ Business Magazine’s Ranking Arizona has named Edwin C. Bull, Edwin D. Fleming and Martha C. Patrick in their 2012 Top Lawyers rankings.The veteran shareholders have a combined total of 85 years of practicing law with the Firm and represent the Real Estate, Business/Corporate Law and Tax practice areas, respectively.
Bull, a Certified Specialist in Real Estate Law, joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1980. He has a Martindale-Hubbell peer reviewed AV Preeminent 5.0 Rating and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America every year since 2003, as a Super Lawyer of the Southwest since 2007 and by Chambers USA since 2005.
Fleming, a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5.0 rated attorney, joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1984.  He was selected as a Super Lawyer of the Southwest in 2011. Fleming mediates and litigates complex commercial disputes. Fleming, who has a background in finance and economics, is also a trusted advisor for business clients on transactional matters.
Patrick, a Certified Specialist in Tax Law, joined the Firm in 1987 after nine years as a senior trial attorney with the Internal Revenue Service. Patrick has a peer review AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America every year since 2008, Super Lawyers of the Southwest since 2007 and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers since its recent inception.
Ed Bull, President of the Firm, stated, “For the Firm to be recognized as having three 2012 Top Lawyers is a source of tremendous pride,” Bull continued, “We work very hard to be an integral part of the business community and are gratified by this honor.”

About Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Now with 46 attorneys in its Phoenix office, Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. (bcattorneys.com) was founded 41 years ago by Haze Burch, now deceased, and Dan Cracchiolo one of Arizona’s premier lawyers who continues to engage in a thriving practice. The firm’s lawyers are 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.  In order to better serve clients nationally and internationally, Burch & Cracchiolo is a member of Primerus, an international alliance of 170 law firms from 120 cities around the world.  Firm co-founder, Dan Cracchiolo, has been a Trustee of the Steele Foundation since he helped form it on behalf of his clients, Horace and Ethel Steele.  The Steele Foundation is among the Valley’s top15 foundations.  For information, contact Chris Long at 602.234.8746 or visit bcattorneys.com.

About AZ Business Magazine
Arizona Business Magazine celebrated 28 years in 2012. Over the past two-and-a-half decades, Arizona Business Magazine has grown to encompass not just Arizona Business Magazine, but also a whole host of other publications and signature events. Arizona Business Magazine is the state’s leading bi-monthly business publication. Published by AZ Big Media, the magazine covers a wide-range of topics focusing on the Arizona business scene, and is aimed at high-level corporate executives and business owners.