Class Action: Alumni making news, August 2016

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Perkins Coie’s Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm Co-Recipient of the State Bar of Arizona’s 2016 Member of the Year Award
Jodi Knobel FeuerhelmPerkins Coie is proud to announce that Jodi Knobel Feuerhelm, a partner in the firm’s Litigation practice, has received the State Bar of Arizona’s 2016 Member of the Year Award. The award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the programs and activities of the State Bar in the prior year. Jodi is a co-recipient of the 2016 award with Andrew Jacobs of Snell & Wilmer and Brian Pollock of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP.

Jodi’s litigation practice focuses on construction counseling and litigation, product liability, real estate disputes and complex commercial litigation. She represents clients in trial, mediation and arbitration proceedings covering a wide range of projects and issues, including construction defect claims, lien and payment disputes, contract and warranty claims, and materials failures, with projects ranging from residential complexes to schools, pipelines, hotels, resorts and other commercial buildings.

Jodi also is a member of the AAA’s Panel of Commercial and Construction Neutrals, serving as an arbitrator in commercial and construction disputes. Jodi earned her J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and received her B.S. (summa cum laude) from Florida State University.

Perkins Coie has more than 400 litigation attorneys in offices across the country with extensive jury and bench trial experience in major state and federal jurisdictions and at every appellate level through the U.S. Supreme Court. The firm regularly represents clients in proceedings before a wide range of federal and state administrative agencies, such as state utilities and regulatory agencies and commissions, the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue Service and, in collaboration with foreign counsel, before administrative and judicial bodies in numerous other countries.