PHOENIX, Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gust Rosenfeld PLC announces Nicholle Harris was elected partner on January 20, 2016. Harris joined the law firm in 2012 after serving as Assistant Attorney General with the Arizona Attorney General's Office. She practices in the area of public law providing general legal services to municipalities and other public bodies across the state.
"During our ninety-five year history, Gust Rosenfeld distinguished itself by seeking out the most highly skilled attorneys who share a commitment to our clients, the community and Arizona," said Tom Chauncey, a member of the Executive Committee of the firm. "Nicholle Harris exemplifies this tradition of dedication to the law and outstanding service. We welcome her as a partner."
Nicholle Harris's focus includes municipal law in matters relating to the operations of Arizona cities and towns. She represents clients in negotiating real property transactions, leases, contracts, and intergovernmental agreements, and has special expertise in procurement law, code enforcement, and public records. She also serves on the Firm's Diversity Committee.
Harris holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Arizona and a J.D. from the James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona. She is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the Arizona Black Bar, and the National Bar Association. Harris also volunteers with the University of Arizona Black Alumni Phoenix Club, the Fiesta Bowl, and mentors undergraduate and law students.
"This firm is a great fit for me and I am extremely honored and gratified to be named a partner at Gust Rosenfeld," Harris said. "I've been surrounded here by people who want me to succeed. I could not have done this alone." Harris said nationally, only .64% of African American women lawyers are partners in their law firms.
About Gust Rosenfeld
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, health care law, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, natural resources, public finance, public law, real estate, taxation, and trusts and estates.
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