Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer John T. Skewes to the Firm

PHOENIX, Ariz. (February 10, 2015) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that John T. Skewes has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer.

“We are excited to add John Skewes to the Jennings, Strouss & Salmon team,” stated J. Scott Rhodes, Managing Attorney at Jennings, Strouss & Salmon. “The combination of his financial background and leadership in the legal industry is a tremendous value to our firm, as we continue to grow and serve our clients.”

Skewes is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Arizona and California, and member of numerous business and civic organizations in Phoenix and the surrounding metropolitan area.

“I am delighted to join Jennings, Strouss & Salmon,” said Skewes. “Their stellar reputation is well known throughout the state and beyond, but it was truly the professionalism and hospitality of the firm’s individuals, attorneys and staff alike, that impressed me.”

Prior to joining Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, Skewes served as the Director of Pricing, as well as the Office Manager, for the Phoenix office of Clark Hill, a Detroit-based law firm.  His experience includes economic development of the practice groups and coordination of alternative fee arrangements for clients of multiple practice groups. He also assessed numerous analytical sources to enhance the firm’s business model.

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.

The firm’s affiliate, B3 Strategies, assists clients with lobbying and public policy strategy at the local, state, and federal levels. For more information please visit www.b3strategies.com.

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