JSH FIRM ANNOUNCEMENTS 040 JSH FIRM ANNOUNCEMENTS JSH Receives Metropolitan Tier One Law Firm Rankings in 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms” We are proud to announce our inclusion in the 2017 edition of “Best Law Firms,” published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. • • • Metropolitan Tier One Law Firm in Education Law; Employment Law – Management; Insurance Law; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; and Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers. Metropolitan Tier Two Law Firm in Appellate Practice; Construction Law; and Litigation - Labor & Employment. Metropolitan Tier Three Law Firm in Criminal Defense: General Practice. Gordon Lewis Named 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Education Law Gordon Lewis has been named the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers for Education Law in Arizona. Only one attorney is selected in each metropolitan area for each practice area. This is Gordon’s second time winning the award. He is also listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers In America in the areas of Education Law, Employment Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment. 4 Law Students Hired as Summer Law Clerks at JSH Nicolas Martino, Alexis Wood, Brendan Melander, and Amy Salamon (from left to right) joined JSH for the summer as law clerks. Our summer law clerk program is designed to introduce law students to private practice firms, giving them an opportunity to explore various practice areas and gain insight into what it’s like to be a lawyer here at JSH. Our law clerks are given the opportunity to observe trials, depositions, mediations and arbitrations, as well as get to know our attorneys and staff at social events hosted throughout the summer.