Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon Expands Commercial Litigation Department with the Addition of Julie E. Maurer


PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 6, 2015) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Julie E. Maurer has joined the firm as a Member in the Commercial Litigation department.
“We are very excited about the addition of Julie,” stated Eric Gere, Chair of the firm’s Commercial Litigation department. “Her extensive experience in bench and jury trials, and public and private arbitrations, as well as her expertise in toxic tort, and transportation and carriage litigation, makes her a great addition to our firm.” 

Maurer’s commercial litigation practice includes a variety of business disputes, including breach of contract as well as insurance bad faith and coverage matters.  She also defends all areas of tort liability claims, including toxic tort and wrongful death matters. Maurer was a trial attorney for a multi-million dollar toxic tort case, which was named as one of 2007’s most significant defense verdicts in Arizona. Maurer also has extensive experience in the transportation sector, which extends to all areas of carriage, including representing carriers, brokers and intermediaries, handling freight loss and damage claims, and litigating issues related to tariff and transportation charges.
“I was drawn to the commitment to excellence and client service, as well as to the value placed on collaboration and teamwork,” stated Maurer. “I am extremely excited to be a part of such a distinguished and deep rooted law firm, and I’m looking forward to being surrounded by excellent people, both personally and professionally.”
Maurer earned a J.D. from University of Notre Dame, a Masters of Public Administration from Arizona State University, and a B.A. from the University of Missouri-Rolla.
About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, has been providing legal counsel for over 70 years through its offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Yuma, Arizona; and Washington, D.C. The firm's primary areas of practice include agribusiness; bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; employee benefits and pensions; energy; family law and domestic relations; health care; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; tax; and trust and estates. For additional information please visit www.jsslaw.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter
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