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March 2021

Gordon & Rees Phoenix Office Earns Top 10 Ranking for Mergers and Acquisitions

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani's Phoenix office has been ranked among the top ten law firms for mergers and acquisitions 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.

"We are pleased to be ranked among Arizona’s top tier law firms," said Leon Silver, managing partner of the Phoenix Office. "It is great to be recognized by others within our local business community."

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. 

A leading force in achieving the firm's diversity and inclusion goals, Silver is the firm's National Practice Group leader for the Retail & Hospitality and Government Regulatory & Administrative Law practice groups.  A member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Silver has more than 30 years’ experience handling complicated business and real estate related disputes. He is also a member of the firm's Commercial Litigation, Trial Practice, Class Action, Securities Litigation, Employment, Cannabis, Hemp & CBD and Cyber, Privacy & Data Security practice groups. 

Barrett practices in the Commercial Litigation, Construction, Complex Litigation, Tort & Product Liability, Professional Liability Defense and Employment Groups. She maintains a diverse litigation practice with areas of expertise in representing businesses and individuals in a variety of tort claims ranging from negligence to defamation as well as contract related claims, representing lawyers for claims related to malpractice, representing directors and officers in actions for alleged breaches of fiduciary duties and related claims, representing residential and commercial contractors in construction litigation and defending contractors, manufacturers, and suppliers in product defect litigation.

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