Sixteen Jennings Haug Cunningham Partners Recognized as 2022 Best Lawyers in America® and Ones to Watch

Firm’s lawyers earn top rankings in Phoenix, Arizona in 17 areas of practice.

PHOENIX (August 19, 2021) – Jennings Haug Cunningham is pleased to announce that sixteen of the firm’s partners were recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and Ones to Watch.

The Best Lawyers in America® and Ones to Watch lists are annual peer-review rankings for the legal profession. JHC lawyers were recognized by their peers in the following areas of legal practice in Phoenix, Arizona: construction law and litigation, energy law, energy regulatory law, environmental law and litigation, commercial litigation, insurance law and litigation, natural resources law, personal injury litigation, real estate litigation, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law, bet-the-company litigation, regulatory enforcement (SEC) litigation and securities litigation. Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

The firm’s 2022 Best Lawyers in America® include:
Mark E. Barker is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the fourteenth consecutive year in construction law and litigation; and for the seventh year in real estate litigation.

James Csontos is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the eleventh consecutive year in construction law and litigation.

Jack Cunningham, who was named a Lawyer of the Year for insurance litigation in 2021, has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for ten consecutive years as defense counsel in personal injury litigation, and for the sixth year in insurance law and litigation.

Jorge Franco is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the fifth year for his work with plaintiffs in personal injury litigation was also recognized for his work in insurance law and litigation, and for the second consecutive year as defense counsel in personal injury litigation.

Karen Gaylord is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the fourteenth consecutive year in environmental law and litigation; for the seventh year in energy law and energy regulatory law; for the fourth year in natural resources law.

Ronnie P. Hawks is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the seventh consecutive year for his work in environmental litigation and for the second consecutive year for his work in natural resources law.

D. Kim Lough, who was named Lawyer of the Year in construction law and litigation this year, has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for fifteen consecutive years for his work in these areas of law.

Paul Roshka, who was named Lawyer of the Year in regulatory enforcement (SEC) litigation in 2021, was listed for the past twenty consecutive years by Best Lawyers in America® has been recognized for his work in commercial litigation, securities litigation, bet-the-company litigation, and regulatory enforcement (SEC) litigation.

Edward Rubacha is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the eleventh consecutive year for his work in construction law and litigation.

Chad Schexnayder is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the thirteenth consecutive year in construction law and litigation.

Laurence Sharlot is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the first time this year for his work in insurance law and litigation.

John Sinodis is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for two consecutive years for his work in commercial litigation.

Matthew Sloan is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the second consecutive year for his work in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law, and for the second consecutive year for his work in commercial litigation.

James Ugalde is recognized in the Best Lawyers in America® for the first time this year for his work in bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law.

Additionally, Best Lawyers in America® recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States as Ones to Watch. Ones to Watch honorees typically have been in practice for five – nine years and ranked through the same peer-review methodology of the Best Lawyers list.

JHC attorneys Joseph Brophy and R.J. Lamb were both recognized for their work in commercial litigation and construction litigation for the first time this year.

About Jennings Haug Cunningham: 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 22 attorneys focus in areas of insurance defense, financial institution litigation, environmental law, construction and contract litigation, surety and fidelity law, lawyer and professional liability, complex civil litigation, corporate and securities law and litigation, SEC regulatory litigation, personal injury, employment, family law and domestic relations, probate and estate planning, and municipal risk litigation for businesses and individuals. For additional information, visit www.JHC.Law.

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