Total Credits: 3 including 3 Ethics
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Paul Eckstein's practice is focused on civil litigation (including appellate matters) involving commercial, legal malpractice, constitutional, Indian law and political law issues. He also frequently serves as a mediator and arbitrator. He also teaches Constitutional Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
Mark Larson is the former Vice President & Chief Litigation Counsel for Honeywell Aerospace in Phoenix, Arizona. Before he went in-house, he was a litigation partner at Hogan & Hartson (now HoganLovells) in Washington, D.C.
Mark has also served as a federal prosecutor with the Office of Independent Counsel, where he investigated and prosecuted allegations of bribery, corruption and influence-peddling in the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development during the Reagan Administration.
Mark has a J.D. from Stanford Law School and a B.A. in International Relations from Brigham Young University.
Among several other major million dollar settlements and verdicts, in 1990 Mr. Ortega was the primary litigator and co-counsel in a trucking accident case in which a federal court jury awarded $10.7 million to the seriously injured victims. His skills as a lawyer has garnered him a listing in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers as well as listings in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and Southwest Super lawyers.
Pat Sullivan is the CEO and co-founder of Contatta. Not only has Pat been a two-time recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, has also been named one of “The 80 Most Influential People in Sales and Marketing History" by Sales and Marketing Management Magazine. Pat is the co-creator of ACT! and Founder of SalesLogix.
Nancy White advises international and domestic clients, both companies and individuals, in connection with day-to-day business matters as well as more significant transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, private placements of debt and equity securities, equipment and real property leases, secured and unsecured loans, loan workouts, and refinancing transactions. Her practice extends from the US to Europe, Asia, Central America, and South America. Product and services distributors, real estate contractors and developers, borrowers and lenders, manufacturers, research, medical, and financial institutions, and utility companies call on Nancy to successfully guide them through their business transactions. She receives referrals based on the trust she establishes with each client and her client’s counterparties and their counsel due in part to her collaborative manner and her understanding of clients’ cross-border commercial interests.
Nancy provides cost-effective solutions on matters from routine to complex. She often advises clients on contracts with both foreign and US-based goods and services providers, and she provides structural advice and counsel in connection with innovative financing transactions.
Nancy is also generous with her time and talents in the Phoenix community. She provides pro bono legal services to several nonprofit organizations and individuals through Phoenix’s Volunteer Lawyers Program. Additionally, Nancy serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of First Place®, an Arizona-based nonprofit that serves adults with autism and other special needs. She has also held leadership positions with the Centers of Habilitation, the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Xico, Inc. and the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center.
Since 1980, Judy Wolf has focused her practice on family law litigation, mediation and arbitration. Judy’s vast experience in the legal field has shaped her concentrated practice of mediation.
In addition to her mediation and arbitration practice, Judy has lectured to national legal, mediation and psychology groups. Judy also has more than 30 years of experience training lawyers on how to better represent clients in mediation.
In June 2015, Judy was selected as an outstanding contributor to the practice of family law in the State of Arizona by the Executive Council of the Family Section of the State Bar. Judy was one of only two family lawyers in Phoenix given this award and the only woman statewide.
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