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April 2021

Gordon & Rees Phoenix Office Features White Collar Criminal Defense Expertise

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani's Phoenix office has been ranked among the top ten law firms for criminal defense by Ranking Arizona, a division of AzBusiness magazine. Ranking Arizona is the state's largest business opinion poll where the general public votes on their favorite businesses and organizations annually.

In addition to the top ten ranking, Meagan Swart, a former public defender has joined the Phoenix white collar criminal defense team. Swart is a member of the Commercial Litigation, Products & General Liability, Insurance, and Government Regulatory & Administrative Law, practice groups in addition to the White Collar Criminal Defense practice group.

She is an experienced courtroom attorney having made hundreds of court appearances. Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Swart practiced indigent criminal defense. She advocated for her clients both inside and outside the courtroom by successfully negotiating plea agreements with opposing counsel and representing her clients in preliminary hearings.

The Phoenix office of Gordon & Rees offers clients the connections and knowledge of a local law office with deep community roots, backed by the support of the firm's 50-state platform. The team provides legal services for a diverse base of clients ranging from individuals and small privately-held entities to multi-national companies listed on The New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and in the Fortune 500 in addition to clients in Mexico, Canada and overseas.

Leon Silver is managing partner and Kira Barrett is assistant managing partner of the Phoenix office.