Ballard Spahr Lures Ariz. Gov's GC To Phoenix Office

Law360, New York (April 25, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Ballard Spahr LLP announced Monday that it snagged Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's general counsel as a partner in the litigation department to focus on government relations, regulatory compliance and public-private partnerships.

Joseph Kanefield, an Arizona state government veteran, will leave the governor's office May 13 to join Ballard Spahr in their Phoenix office to assist the firm in expanding its government relations practice.

After spending nearly two decades in state government, Kanefield told Law360 on Monday that he is at a point where he can begin...
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