The new capital members are Raul Abad, James T. Giel, James W. Kaucher, Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski and Susan Plimpton Segal.
Gust Rosenfeld PLC announces that five attorneys were elected capital members of the firm effective January 1, 2015. The new capital members are James T. Giel, James W. Kaucher, Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski and Susan Plimpton Segal.
“Gust Rosenfeld has a long and illustrious history of attracting highly skilled attorneys who have a commitment to our clients, the community and Arizona,” said Tom Chauncey, a member of the Executive Committee of the firm. “Each of these men and women exemplifies the best of that tradition. We value their dedication, experience and diverse expertise in the practice of the law and are pleased to welcome them as members.”
About the new capital members:
James T. Giel (Phoenix office) practices in the Public Finance practice area and has represented municipalities, school districts, charter schools, community facilities districts, nonprofits, industrial development authorities, and other entities. He has served as bond counsel, issuer’s counsel, borrower’s counsel, and underwriter’s counsel.
James W. Kaucher (Tucson office) practices in the Litigation and Labor and Employment practice areas, primarily in the defending members of the health care industry on a wide variety of issues. His experience also includes general commercial litigation.
Barbara U. Rodriguez-Pashkowski (Phoenix office), Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee, practices in the Environmental Law practice area, advising federal, state, and local governmental entities and private companies on a broad range of environmental and natural resources issues including environmental due diligence, Underground Storage Tank compliance and appeals, air quality and water quality permitting, RCRA, CERCLA, and regulatory compliance.
Susan Plimpton Segal (Phoenix office) practices in the Public Law, Education Law, and employment Law practice areas and is a recognized expert in government procurement laws and regulations. She advises public and private sector clients and has served as lead counsel in complex litigation regarding public education financing, as well as predatory lending practices.
Gust Rosenfeld is a full-service law firm established in 1921 with offices in Phoenix, Tucson, and Wickenburg. The firm is known for the quality of its lawyers and legal advice as well as its creative insights and practical solutions in business, public and civil law. Gust Rosenfeld is experienced in alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, business and corporate law, commercial finance, education law, environmental law, franchises and franchising, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, natural resources, public finance, public law, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.