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Announcements - 2015

Nov
23
2015
Osborn Maledon ranked in "Best Law Firms" 2016 by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®
The Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. has earned 23 first-tier rankings in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” sixth annual edition, sponsored by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.
Nov
11
2015
Phoenix Lawyer Inducted into American Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Mary O'Grady, an appellate attorney and partner at the Phoenix law firm, Osborn Maledon, P.A., was elected to be a member of the distinguished American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
Oct
30
2015
Osborn Maledon announces three new lawyers join firm
Three Phoenix attorneys--Hayleigh Crawford, Randy McDonald and Jana Sutton--recently joined Osborn Maledon.
Oct
19
2015
Osborn Maledon announces new partners
The Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. has announced three new partners.
Sep
14
2015
Osborn Maledon attorney Tom Curzon wins award from Governor's Celebration of Innovation
Tom Curzon, co-leader of Osborn Maledon's business practice, has been selected to receive the William F. McWhorter Community Service award.
Sep
1
2015
Four Osborn Maledon attorneys named 'Phoenix Lawyer of the Year' for their practice areas; 27 named 2016 "Best Lawyers"
Four Osborn Maledon attorneys recently received the highest rankings for 2016 from Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. They were named "Phoenix Lawyer of the Year" in their practice areas; only a single lawyer in a practice area in each community is selected as "Lawyer of the Year."
Aug
24
2015
Department of Labor Promises Harsher Enforcement Regarding Independent Contractors
In a recent press release regarding two California cases involving the misclassification of drivers, United States Department of Labor (DOL) Wage and Hour Division Administrator is taking seriously the issue of employers misclassifying workers to gain a competitive advantage.
Aug
19
2015
Client Alert: Restraint & Seclusion: Arizona’s New Student Discipline Law
On July 3, 2015, a new Arizona law that addresses schools’ use of restraint and seclusion techniques became effective.
Aug
7
2015
Two Osborn Maledon partners ranked among top 250 women lawyers
Two Osborn Maledon partners--Mary O'Grady, an appellate attorney, and Ronda Fisk, a commercial litigator, have been named to Benchmark's Top 250 Women in Litigation, a guide to North America's leading women litigators.
Jul
30
2015
Court Bans Retail Sale of Dogs and Cats in Stores in Phoenix
This week, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona rejected a challenge to a City of Phoenix ordinance that bans the retail sale of dogs and cats in stores within the City of Phoenix unless the animals come from a shelter or nonprofit rescue group.
Jul
7
2015
Osborn Maledon announces two new partners join firm
Two Phoenix attorneys--Meghan Grabel and Elizabeth Chatham--joined the Phoenix law firm, Osborn Maledon, P.A., as partners, effective July 1.
Jun
30
2015
U.S. Supreme Court lets stand 10th Circuit decision barring requirement of extra ID for voter registration
Yesterday the United States Supreme Court rejected a challenge brought by Arizona and Kansas officials to federal procedures for establishing proof of United States citizenship when registering to vote.
Jun
29
2015
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission
We are very pleased that today the United States Supreme Court affirmed the constitutional authority of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission to establish congressional and legislative districts, ruling against a challenge filed by the Arizona Legislature.
Jun
25
2015
Osborn Maledon attorney Bill Hardin honored for community work
Bill Hardin, co-leader of Osborn Maledon's business practice, today received the Distinguished Walter E. Craig Award from the Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education.
Jun
17
2015
Client Alert: Starting the Clock on Claims
On July 3, 2015, Arizona’s notice of claim statute (A.R.S. § 12-821.01) will be amended to apply to claims against all “public schools,” including charter schools.
Jun
9
2015
David Rosenbaum Receives Award of Special Merit from State Bar
David Rosenbaum, a partner in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A., will receive the 2015 Award of Special Merit from the State Bar of Arizona.
Jun
4
2015
Osborn Maledon attorney Larry Hammond receives federal award
Larry Hammond will receive the prestigious 2015 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Ninth Circuit in July.
Jun
3
2015
Client Alert: Supporting Transgender Students
The legal rights of transgender persons are rapidly developing, and schools are increasingly facing these novel legal issues.
May
20
2015
Client Alert: Rai$ing Arizona - Intrastate Crowdfunding
On April 2, 2015, Arizona Governor Ducey signed an important new "intrastate crowdfunding" law that provides additional capital-raising tools to entrepreneurs and angel investors in Arizona.
May
19
2015
15 Osborn Maledon Attorneys Named in Prestigious Chambers Guide, Firm Named 1st in 3 Practice Areas
Three practice areas in the Phoenix law firm Osborn Maledon, P.A. received the highest possible ranking among Arizona law firms for the 11th year in a row from the prestigious legal resource guide, Chambers USA. Fifteen attorneys in the Phoenix law firm were selected as “Leaders in Their Field” for Chambers USA 2015.
May
13
2015
Client Alert: Coping with COPPA
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) was enacted to give parents control over the information collected from their young children. Schools need to know about COPPA because children can access online content while at school. When and how can schools consent to the collection of students’ personal information?
Apr
24
2015
Osborn Maledon Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List
Seventeen attorneys at Osborn Maledon, P.A., a Phoenix law firm, have been named to the Southwest Super Lawyers 2015 list, and six more have been named "Rising Stars".
Mar
11
2015
Client Alert: Duty to Protect Students
Earlier this week, the Arizona Court of Appeals announced its decision in Boisson v. Arizona Board of Regents, et al., addressing when and to what extent schools have a duty of care to their students.
Feb
26
2015
Client Alert: DOL Updates Definition of Spouse Under FMLA
United States Department of Labor Extends Rights Under the Family and Medical Leave Act to Eligible Workers in Legal Same-Sex Marriages
Feb
6
2015
Osborn Maledon attorney named to Maricopa County Bar Board
Lynne Adams, a partner in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A., has been selected to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the Maricopa County Bar Association and Foundation (MCBA).
Feb
4
2015
Osborn Maledon named 'Arizona Firm of the Year' by Benchmark
Osborn Maledon, P.A., a leading Arizona law firm, was named "Arizona Firm of the Year" for 2015 by Benchmark Litigation, a ranking that came as a result of extensive client and peer interviews.
Feb
2
2015
Osborn Maledon attorney co-chair of Supreme Court Task Force
David Rosenbaum, an attorney in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A., has been selected to serve as co-chair of the Arizona Supreme Court's Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure.