Chambers USA recognizes Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys

PHOENIX – The 2016 rankings from Chambers USA recognize Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP and 26 of its attorneys for excellence in several practice areas, with the firm achieving nationwide accolades for its Gaming and Licensing practice.

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business is published annually to assist clients in finding quality legal representation. Rankings are determined by detailed research including interviews with peers and clients, focusing on technical legal ability, client service, value, industry knowledge, professional conduct and other qualities.

“The Chambers ratings are based on comprehensive, unbiased, independent review of firms’ and individual attorneys’ expertise that is substantiated by client feedback. Their integrity and credibility is unquestioned, and these rankings reflect our firm’s commitment to excellence,” said Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Managing Partner Kenneth Van Winkle Jr.

Firm-wide, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie was ranked in the following markets and practice areas in the 2016 Chambers USA directory:


- Environment (including water rights)
- Litigation: General Commercial
- Real Estate


- Litigation: General Commercial
- Real Estate


- Gaming & Licensing
- Litigation: General Commercial


- Gaming & Licensing

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys individually recognized in Chambers USA are:


Carla A. Consoli – Environment (including water rights)
Dale Danneman – Litigation: General Commercial
Scott DeWald – Corporate/M&A
Dan Goldfine – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
John N. Iurino – Litigation: General Commercial
Heidi Short – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Robert H. McKirgan – Litigation: General Commercial
Randy Papetti – Litigation: General Commercial
Andrew D. Schorr –  Real Estate
Mary Ellen Simonson –  Labor & Employment
Matthew C. Sweger –  Corporate/M&A
Kenneth Van Winkle Jr. –  Real Estate
John C. West – Healthcare


Frederick J. Baumann – Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Gregory B. Kanan – Litigation: General Commercial
James M. Lyons – Litigation: General Commercial
H. William Mahaffey – Corporate/M&A

Ben M. Ochoa – Real Estate: Construction


Michael G. Alonso – Gaming & Licensing
Anthony N. Cabot – Gaming & Licensing
Howard E. Cole – Labor & Employment
Von S. Heinz – Litigation: General Commercial
Sean M. McGuinness – Gaming & Licensing
Dan R. Waite – Litigation: General Commercial

New Mexico

Dennis Jontz – Corporate/Commercial


Anthony N. Cabot – Gaming & Licensing
L. Martin Nussbaum – First Amendment Litigation

Cabot, a partner in the firm’s Gaming practice group, also was recognized earlier this year as the only U.S.-based attorney to achieve the “Star Individual” rating for Gaming and Gambling in the Chambers Global 2016 edition.

Chambers’ research methodology identifies leading law firms and lawyers across 185 jurisdictions globally. Known for its independence, objectivity and strength of its editorial and research team, the directories are considered by clients worldwide to be among the most accurate and the most reliable.