Seven Mesch Clark Rothschild Lawyers Selected as Best Lawyers
TUCSON, Ariz. (September 2015) – Seven lawyers from Mesch Clark Rothschild have been recognized as Best Lawyers In America for 2016: Emery Barker, Douglas H. Clark, Jr., Mel Cohen, Richard Davis, Michael McGrath, Fred Petersen, and Lowell Rothschild.
Emery Barker is a Best Lawyer in Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, and Mediation. He has practiced law since 1960 and is a shareholder at Mesch Clark Rothschild. Barker is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Douglas H. Clark, Jr. was selected as a 2016 Best Lawyer in Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury, Litigation – Plaintiffs. Clark is a skilled senior attorney handling complex civil cases involving personal injury, commercial contracts and real estate transactions. He has practiced law since 1966 and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, The National Board of Trial Advocacy, Arizona Trial Lawyers Association and Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Mel Cohen is a 2016 Best Lawyer in Construction Law and Litigation – Construction. He has practiced law since 1964 and is the chair of the Mesch Clark Rothschild Real Estate and Construction Section. Cohen is with the Executive Council of the Arizona Bar Construction Law Section and Disputes Avoidance and Resolution Division of the American Bar Association Construction Forum.
Richard Davis is a Best Lawyer in Legal Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Litigation – Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Davis has tried over 400 cases, representing both public and private entities, and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an elite trial organization in the United States.
Michael McGrath is recognized as a Best Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships, and Litigation – Bankruptcy.) He has practiced law for nearly 35 years and is chairman of the firm’s Bankruptcy Section. McGrath’s practice emphasizes business reorganization, bankruptcy, creditor and debtor rights, and commercial transactions. He is a member of the American College of Bankruptcy Lawyers.
Fred Petersen is a Best Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency, and Reorganization Law. Petersen is the Managing Partner of Mesch Clark Rothschild and his practice focuses on bankruptcy, business reorganization, commercial litigation and real estate law. He is a frequent volunteer for the Pima County Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Program and has received numerous awards for his volunteer work and professional endeavors.
Lowell Rothschild is a Best Lawyer in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency, and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy. Rothschild is a senior shareholder and founding partner of Mesch Clark Rothschild and has been practicing law since 1952. He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and acts as a Judge Pro Tempore, member of the American College of Bankruptcy Lawyers, Special Master and Mediator for the Pima County Superior Court for the State of Arizona, among many other community and professional accolades.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence and is considered a singular honor. The current, 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2016) is based on more than 6.7 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. More information is at https://www.bestlawyers.com/
Established in 1957, Mesch Clark Rothschild is one of the oldest and most respected law firms in Southern Arizona. The firm is recognized nationwide in bankruptcy law and litigation and focuses on business formation, estates and trusts, and bankruptcy reorganization. Mesch Clark Rothschild is best known for their consistent record of successful outcomes, a team approach to the practice of law and a tradition of strong service to its clients.