Southwest Super Lawyers Recognizes 45 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys in 2024 Rankings


PHOENIX (April 8, 2024) – Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that 45 attorneys in the Phoenix and Tucson offices have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 Southwest Super Lawyers publication. Of those 45, 17 were recognized as Southwest Rising Stars. Super Lawyers is a listing of 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. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010. Thomson Reuters is a leading source of information for businesses and professionals. The below Snell & Wilmer attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2024 Southwest Super Lawyers rankings.

*Denotes 10th year on the list
+ Denotes Top Honors
^ Denotes new to the list

2024 Southwest Super Lawyers – Phoenix

David Barker Intellectual Property Litigation
Cory Braddock Business Litigation
James R. Condo Professional Liability: Defense
Lisa M. Coulter Employment & Labor
Vaughn A. Crawford Personal Injury - Products: Defense
Barbara J. Dawson+ Business Litigation
Michael M. Donahey Mergers & Acquisitions
Matthew P. Feeney Mergers & Acquisitions
Matthew P. Fischer III Business Litigation
R. Lee Fraley Intellectual Property
Greg Gautam* Employee Benefits
Paul J. Giancola Health Care
Charles F. Hauff, Jr.         Intellectual Property
Robert A. Henry   Civil Litigation: Defense
Jacob C. Jones* Intellectual Property Litigation
Adam E. Lang+     Business Litigation
John F. Lomax, Jr.+ Employment & Labor
Daniel M. Mahoney         Mergers & Acquisitions
Anne M. Meyer Employee Benefits
Lucas J. Narducci Energy & Resources
Benjamin J. Naylor Employment Litigation: Defense
Bart J. Page Real Estate
Jody K. Pokorski +     Real Estate
Patricia Lee Refo+ Business Litigation
Howard I. Sobelman Intellectual Property
Joyce K. Wright Real Estate



















2024 Southwest Super Lawyers – Tucson

Joseph A. Kroeger      Employment Litigation: Defense
Jeffrey L. Willis Business Litigation



In addition, the following Snell & Wilmer attorneys in Phoenix and Tucson were selected for inclusion in the 2024 Southwest Rising Stars list. The selection process for Rising Stars is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process except that to be eligible for inclusion, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less, and candidates do not go through the peer evaluation by practice area.

2024 Southwest Rising Stars

Matthew Chiarello Employee Benefits
Creighton P. Dixon^ Construction Litigation
James G. Florentine Bankruptcy: Business
Molly J. Kjartanson^ Creditor Debtor Rights
Ryan Konsdorf Real Estate
Amberlee B. Lapointe Employee Benefits
Michael Maerowitz Land Use/Zoning
Chase Millea Technology Transactions
Benjamin A. Nucci Employment & Labor
Tracy A. Olson^ Constitutional Law
Rachael Pugel Intellectual Property Litigation
Byron Sarhangian Real Estate
Claudia Stedman^ Health Care
Amanda Z. Weaver^ Appellate
Caitlin E. White^ Employment & Labor
David W. Wilhelmsen Securities & Corporate Finance
Jennifer Yee Employment & Labor












About Snell & Wilmer
Founded in 1938, Snell & Wilmer is a full-service business law firm with more than 500 attorneys practicing in 16 locations throughout the United States and in Mexico, including Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona; Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego, California; Denver, Colorado; Washington, D.C.; Boise, Idaho; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Seattle, Washington; and Los Cabos, Mexico. The firm represents clients ranging from large, publicly traded corporations to small businesses, individuals, and entrepreneurs. For more information, visit