Lewis Roca Rothgerber Tucson Office Honored with Department of Defense Patriot Award

Lewis Roca Rothgerber is pleased to announce that Partner Lewis D. Schorr and Office Administrator Candy Parkhurst will be honored with the Department of Defense Patriot Award for their support of the Guard and Reserve.

The Patriot Award is given to supervisors in recognition of the support they provide individual soldiers/employees during their Reserve Training and Deployment. The award will be presented by a representative of the Arizona Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) program. National Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week runs September 22 – 28.

Schorr leads the firm’s Business Transactions Practice Group. He focuses on real estate, land use regulation and general business law. Schorr’s experience includes real estate sales and purchases, financing, subdivision, leases, real estate related dispute resolution, and many other aspects of commercial real estate practice. He is active in firm’s management through his current position as a Practice Group Leader and his prior memberships on the firm’s Executive, Finance, Hiring and Business Development Committees.

Parkhurst manages the daily operations of the firm’s Tucson office. She is responsible for all aspects of office administration including hiring and supervising staff, supporting general HR functions. Parkhurst has spent 16 years in office administration at several professional service firms.


Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment.

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