Firm News

Trevor Cox Joins Thorpe Shwer

Thorpe Shwer is proud to announce the addition of Trevor D. Cox as a litigation associate. Trevor practices in the areas of complex civil, commercial, business, personal tort, and franchise litigation. Trevor is an experienced trial lawyer having represented large corporations as well as individuals in high stakes litigation and trial in state and federal courts around the country.

Phoenix Children’s Hospital “Off the Record” Event

Thorpe Shwer attorney Brad Shwer helped organize the “Off The Record” event benefiting Phoenix Children’s Hospital on November 11, 2017 that featured live music from emerging country star Chris Janson. Brad is a Founding Member and current President-Elect of the PCH50, also known as “The Fifty,” which has a mission to harness the energy, enthusiasm and experience of 50 driven community leaders as the next generation supporters of Phoenix Children’s Hospital through financial fundraising, volunteer efforts, and awareness building. Thorpe Shwer is proud to support Phoenix Children’s Hospital and other community organizations in the Phoenix area.

Thorpe Shwer Obtains Stipulated Dismissal in Vicarious Liability Action Against Public Official

Attorneys Andrea Marconi, André Merrett, and Kristin Paiva obtained a stipulated dismissal for a public official in a high-profile case stemming from allegations of sexual misconduct committed by a university assistant coach. The complaint alleged that Thorpe Shwer’s client was liable for actions or omissions allegedly taken during the investigation of Plaintiff’s claims. After filing a motion for summary judgment on the basis of qualified immunity, Plaintiff agreed to a stipulated dismissal of the client.

Thorpe Shwer Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Thorpe Shwer, P.C., a leading litigation boutique firm in Phoenix, Arizona, announces that William Thorpe, Bradley Shwer, Andrea Marconi, Kristin Paiva, Jamie Gill Santos, and Adam Reich have been named in Super Lawyers 2017. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thompson Reuters-Legal Division, makes the selections after conducting a rigorous process that includes a statewide survey of attorneys, independent evaluation of candidates, and peer review. Each year, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in Arizona receive this honor. Mr. Thorpe was named as a Super Lawyer in Civil Litigation: Defense, Mr. Shwer in Personal Injury General: Defense, and Ms. Marconi in Business Litigation. Ms. Paiva, Ms. Gill Santos, and Mr. Reich were all named as Rising Stars.

Bill Thorpe Named a Top 50 Lawyer in Arizona

Thorpe Shwer is proud to announce that founding partner William Thorpe was named one of the top 50 lawyers in the State of Arizona by Super Lawyers in the 2017 rankings. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters organization, is a research-driven, peer influenced rating service of lawyers.

Andrea Marconi Named One of the Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona

Thorpe Shwer is proud to announce that partner Andrea Marconi was named one of the top 100 lawyers in the State of Arizona by Az Business Magazine in the 2017 rankings. Each year, Az Business magazine’s editorial team collaborates with industry experts to choose the top 100 lawyers from a pool of more than 1,000 Arizona attorneys. The magazine bases its selections on criteria like professional success and impact on the legal profession.

William Thorpe Awarded for Being Rated AV Preeminent for Twenty Years

Thorpe Shwer, P.C., a leading litigation boutique firm in Phoenix, Arizona, is proud to announce that Martindale-Hubbell has rated one of our founding partners, William Thorpe, as AV® Preeminent™ for twenty years. Mr. Thorpe received the highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.  

Thorpe Shwer Included in the Best Lawyers in America

Thorpe Shwer, P.C., a leading litigation boutique firm in Phoenix, Arizona, announces that it has been selected by its peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America for its work in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, and Railroad Law.

Thorpe Shwer Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Thorpe Shwer, P.C., a leading litigation boutique firm in Phoenix, Arizona, announces that William Thorpe, Andrea Marconi, Kristin Paiva, and Jamie Gill Santos have been named in Super Lawyers 2016. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thompson Reuters-Legal Division, makes the selections after conducting a rigorous process that includes a statewide survey of attorneys, independent evaluation of candidates, and peer review. Each year, no more than 5 percent of lawyers in Arizona receive this honor. Mr. Thorpe was named as a Super Lawyer in Civil Litigation, Personal Injury – Defense and Business Litigation, and Ms. Marconi was named as a Super Lawyer in Business Litigation. Ms. Paiva and Ms. Gill Santos were both named as Rising Stars.