Nine Jennings Haug Cunningham Attorneys Named 2014 Southwest Super Lawyers

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PHOENIX (December 13, 2014) – Jennings Haug Cunningham is pleased to announce that twelve attorneys with the firm were named 2014 Southwest Super Lawyers by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their area of practice include Mark Barker, John “Jack” Cunningham, Karen Gaylord, Kim Lough, Chad Schexnayder, and John Sinodis as well as Joseph Brophy and who were named Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

The 2014 Southwest Super Lawyers recognizes only five percent of lawyers in the state of Arizona as top in their area of practice. The selection process for Super Lawyers by Law & Politics is an extensive polling, research and selection procedure resulting in third-party validation of professional accomplishments.

Mark Barker was recognized by Super Lawyers for his work in construction and Surety & Fidelity Law. Barker, who earned his law degree from University of Arizona College of Law, also practices in commercial transactions for financial institutions and business dispute resolution.

John “Jack” Cunningham was recognized by Super Lawyers for his litigation practice, representing both plaintiffs and defense in general litigation matters. Cunningham, who received his law degree from Arizona State University College of Law, has extensive trial experience and is involved with cases ranging from personal injury and insurance coverage to professional malpractice and uninsured motorist matters.

Karen Gaylord was named to Super Lawyers in environmental and natural resources law. She represents public and private entities in a wide range of environmental matters, including state and federal superfund law, hazardous wastes, solid waste and special waste, brownfields, water and air quality, NEPA compliance and environmental issues in Tribal Land.

Kim Lough was name to Super Lawyers for his experience as a construction litigator. Lough, who earned his law degree from the University of Arizona College of Law, has extensive trial experience in complex construction litigation, as well as in employment discrimination matters.

Chad Schexnayder was recognized by Super Lawyers as a top Arizona lawyers in construction and Surety & Fidelity Law matters. Schexnayder has 23 years of experience in these areas of practice.

John Sinodis, the firm’s managing partner, was recognized with top honors by Southwest Super Lawyers in business litigation. Sinodis also represents clients in real and personal property leasing litigation, asset recovery matters, workouts and business transactions.

The firm’s four Rising Stars include: Joseph Brophy, who practices in business litigation, Surety & Fidelity Law matters and insurance defense; who practices in commercial and real estate litigation.

About Jennings Haug Cunningham, L.L.P.

Founded in 1937 in Arizona, Jennings Haug Cunningham is a litigation law firm with extensive trial, litigation management, dispute resolution and complex litigation experience. The firm’s 29 attorneys focus in areas of financial institution litigation, environmental law, construction and contract litigation, professional liability and complex civil litigation, personal injury, employment, and municipal risk litigation for businesses and individuals. For more information, visit the firm’s web site at