Thorpe Shwer Attorneys Bill Thorpe and Brad Shwer Included as Best Lawyers in America for 2020

Thorpe Shwer, P.C. announces that Bill Thorpe and Brad Shwer have been selected by its peers for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for its work in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, and Railroad Law. Best Lawyers in America® is universally recognized as the definitive guide to legal excellence that recognizes lawyers entirely based on reviews by their peers on the basis of professional expertise.

Thorpe Shwer Attorney Brad Shwer Named One of Arizona’s Top 100 Lawyers for 2019

Thorpe Shwer is proud to announce that founding partner Brad Shwer was named one of the top 100 lawyers in the State of Arizona by Az Business Magazine in the 2019 rankings. Each year, Az Business magazine’s editorial team collaborates with industry experts to choose the top 100 lawyers from all Arizona attorneys. The magazine bases its selections on criteria like professional success and impact on the legal profession.

Thorpe Shwer Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Thorpe Shwer, P.C., a leading litigation boutique firm in Phoenix, Arizona, announces that Bill Thorpe, Brad Shwer, André Merrett, Jamie Gill Santos, Ryan Patterson and Nicole Stewart have been named in Super Lawyers 2019. 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, Mr. Merrett in Business Litigation, and Mr. Patterson in Products Liability: Defense. Ms. Stewart was named as a Rising Star for Civil Litigation.

Thorpe Shwer Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Best Lawyers in America

Thorpe Shwer, P.C., a leading litigation boutique firm in Phoenix, Arizona, announces that Bill Thorpe and Brad Shwer have been recognized by their peers as Best Lawyers in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America®.  Their recognition is representative of the incredible work done by the entire Thorpe Shwer team in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Defense, and Railroad Law.

Thorpe Shwer Obtains Complete Victory for Client in Commercial Contract Suit, Including 100% of Its Attorney’s Fees

On June 19, 2018,Thorpe Shwer attorneys Brad Shwer and Bill Thorpe finalized a two-year effort to obtain relief on behalf of one of its regional building and construction supply clients. The client retained Thorpe Shwer after two of its employees were injured in an accident caused by a brake failure while the employees were driving down a significant downgrade south of Payson, Arizona.

Thorpe Shwer Obtains Favorable Jury Verdict for Railroad Client

Thorpe Shwer attorneys, led by Bill Thorpe, recently obtained a favorable verdict on behalf of a major Class I interstate railroad following a three-week jury trial in the Superior Court of Maricopa County, Arizona. The case was brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act by a former conductor who alleged that he injured his right ankle and knee while dismounting a locomotive at the defendant’s yard. At trial, the plaintiff alleged that he was unable to return to work as a conductor and that he would require additional treatment for his right knee in the future. Plaintiff requested over $6 million in lost wages and pain and suffering damages. Bill presented evidence that the plaintiff’s liability theory lacked merit, his claimed injuries were inconsistent with his description of the event, and he failed to mitigate his damages by abandoning two separate positions given to him by the defendant in favor …

Brad Shwer Founding Member of Raceway Charities Winner’s Circle

Thorpe Shwer attorney, Brad Shwer, has become a founding Board member of Raceway Charities Winner’s Circle, a charitable organization that provides financial assistance to a variety of other worthwhile charities across Arizona, choosing a charity each year that is in particular need of financial help. In addition, Raceway Winner’s Circle works with ISM Raceway to provide scholarships to students at Arizona State University who are focused on motorsports communication and marketing. Thorpe Shwer is proud to partner with ISM Raceway and Raceway Charities Winner’s Circle, as well as other Phoenix-area community organizations.