Dorsey opens an office in Phoenix | News

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 18, 2022–

International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP today announced the opening of an office in Phoenix, Arizona. The new Phoenix office is the firm’s 20th location. The attorneys who established Dorsey’s Phoenix office are Scott Jenkins, Isaac Gabriel and Andrea Palmer, all of whom recently practiced in the Phoenix office of the law firm Quarles & Brady. All join Dorsey as partners.

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Scott Jenkins has joined Dorsey’s new Phoenix office as a partner and office manager. (Photo: Dorsey & Whitney LLP)

Scott Jenkins, head of Dorsey’s Phoenix office, is a trusted advisor and problem solver for his clients and contacts. While Scott’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation, his clients also rely on him to guide them through all of their legal needs and connect them with the best lawyers to resolve. their problem. His accolades include being named in Best Lawyers and GreatLawyers as well as being named to Phoenix Business Journal’s “Most Admired Leaders” list (2020) and Phoenix Magazine’s Great 48 list (2020) of Phoenix’s Most Influential Business Leaders. Scott is passionate about giving back to his community. He served as Tournament Chairman in 2021 for the WM Phoenix Open and is currently Chairman of The Thunderbirds, a civic organization that raises substantial funds for many local charities.

Isaac-Gabriel focuses on bankruptcy, creditor rights litigation and commercial litigation. He brings a pragmatic and rational approach to his clients’ cases, which often involve highly contested situations and financial difficulties. The clients he serves include banks, other lending institutions, special services, business owners and corporate clients in all aspects of corporate restructurings, restructurings and insolvency proceedings, including a substantial experience in Chapter 11 commercial restructurings. Isaac also brings his restructuring and insolvency experience by representing and advising his clients in various litigation and alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Isaac is listed in both Best Lawyers and Great Southwest Avocados.

Andrea Palmer focuses his practice on representing lenders in trade finance transactions, loan restructurings, debt modifications and restructurings. She advises clients through all stages of financing transactions, from term sheet negotiations, documentation and closing to arrangements and restructurings throughout the life of the loan. Andrea regularly represents lenders in the documentation and closing of bank and syndicated commercial loans, real estate loans, asset-based financings, construction loans, lease financings and collateralized loans in several states.

“Entering the vital and growing Phoenix market with this group of exceptional lawyers provides a significant strategic extension of our geographic coverage and an excellent start to our plans to provide a full-service offering in this market,” said said Bill Stoeri, managing partner of Dorsey. “With offices in Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Denver, the Mountain West region has become extremely important to Dorsey. We see great opportunity for future growth in Phoenix and throughout the region.

“Dorsey is clearly committed to success in Phoenix, where our group has practiced for many years, and the firm is the perfect fit to build a full-service office that complements Dorsey’s domestic and international strategic goals. This is truly an exciting opportunity for us and we look forward to bringing Dorsey to the Phoenix market,” said new Dorsey partner and Phoenix office manager Scott Jenkins.

About Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Customers have relied on Dorsey since 1912 as a valued business partner. With offices in the United States and Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey offers an integrated and proactive approach to the legal and business needs of its clients. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most successful companies across a wide range of sectors, including leaders in banking and financial institutions, development and infrastructure (with a strong focus on real estate transactions), the energy and natural resources, food, beverage and agribusiness, health and technology, as well as major nonprofit and government entities.

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