AZ Business Leaders 2023 Magazine Recognizes Seven Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

PHOENIX - Arizonar -- Snell & Wilmer is pleased to announce that partners Barbara J. Dawson (, Matthew P. Feeney (, Paul Giancola (, Jody Pokorski (, Heidi McNeil Staudenmaier (, Rebecca Winterscheidt ( and Joyce Wright ( have earned recognition in AZ Business Leaders magazine, an annual publication by AZ Big Media that profiles Arizona's most respected and influential business leaders. AZ Business Leaders are selected by the executive leadership of AZ Big Media in consultation with industry experts in law, medicine, technology, finance, education, energy and government. AZ Business Leaders may also include those who receive the most votes on the publication's website.

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Dawson is a senior investigations and litigation partner. She serves on the firm's elected five-person Executive Committee and three-person Compensation Committee and is the firm's chair elect to begin in April of 2023. She also has led the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group and its International Practice Group. Her practice concentrates on assisting Fortune 500 businesses and boards of directors with internal investigations, complex litigation and regulatory compliance. Best Lawyers in America® has recognized her as Phoenix Lawyer of the Year for Regulatory Enforcement Litigation. She assists companies when legal challenges arise from government action, shareholder, consumer and whistle-blower claims, ESG issues, and other circumstances involving business-threatening conflict and crisis management. On a national basis, Dawson has chaired the American Bar Association's Section of Litigation and currently serves on the board of the Rule of Law Initiative. She recently served as one of 16 members of the ABA's Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary that vets and rates federal judicial candidates for the United States Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal and District Courts. On an international basis, she has served as chair of the Board of Directors for Lex Mundi, an international affiliation of 160+ independent law firms located in 100+ countries. She frequently assists clients with matters involving non-U.S. parties and venues. Her experience has included legal engagements, law-related presentations, projects and board of directors' duties on six continents.

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