23 Osborn Maledon, P.A. Lawyers Named ‘Best’ in National Publication

September 14, 2011

Twenty-three of the 51 attorneys in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. have been singled out for national recognition in the new 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Name partner Bill Maledon was singled out for recognition in six categories.

Others and the categories in which they are ranked are:

  • Maureen Beyers, arbitration and securities litigation;
  • Jean-Jacques Cabou, white-collar criminal defense;
  • Anne Chapman, white-collar criminal defense;
  • Colin Campbell, commercial litigation;
  • James Cross, bankruptcy and debtor rights law and bankruptcy litigation;
  • Thomas Curzon, corporate and mergers & acquisition law;
  • Douglas Dalton, commercial litigation;
  • Brett Dunkelman, antitrust law, antitrust litigation, intellectual property litigation and patent litigation;
  • Tim Eckstein, white-collar criminal defense;
  • Larry Hammond, appellate law, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation and white-collar criminal defense;
  • Bill Hardin, corporate and securities/capital markets law;
  • Mark Harrison, appellate law, commercial litigation, ethics and professional responsibility law and legal malpractice;
  • Thomas Hudson, appellate law and commercial litigation;
  • Andrew Kelly, corporate law;
  • Thayne Lowe, real estate law;
  • Bill Maledon, antitrust litigation, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, entertainment law (motion pictures and television), entertainment law (music) and sports law;
  • Randall Nelson, corporate law;
  • Jones Osborn, real estate law;
  • Scott Rodgers, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, employment law (management) and labor/employment litigation;
  • David Rosenbaum, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, intellectual property litigation and securities litigation;
  • Christopher Stachowiak, securities/capital markets law;
  • Warren Stapleton, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law and bankruptcy litigation; and
  • Geoffrey Sturr, bet-the-company and commercial litigation.

The Best Lawyers selects lawyers for inclusion through a nationwide survey of attorneys and is regarded as one of the legal profession’s premier referral guides. The new 2012 Best Lawyers, the 18th edition, is based on a national survey involving more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. 

Scott Rodgers, the firm’s managing partner, said the firm’s strong showing represents an unusually high percentage: “While we are proud to be recognized, we also know that Osborn Maledon’s reputation for quality work and responsive client service is a joint enterprise of all our talented lawyers and staff.”