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CDQ Hosts Holiday Party For The Children First Leadership Academy

On December 16, 2022, CDQ’s Cindy Crogan, Kaysey Fung, Kate Hofland, and Kay Lucas represented CDQ at the annual holiday party in the sixth grade classroom of the Children’s First Leadership Academy (CFLA).   CFLA provides high quality educational services and resources to students with wide-ranging social, emotional, and academic needs.  In keeping with CDQ’s annual…

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CDQ Obtains Favorable Settlement And Fee Award For Client

In January 2020, CDQ’s client agreed to a seller carry-back loan in connection with its sale of certain commercial real property, pursuant to which CDQ’s client was to be paid a sum certain by July 2020.   It was not paid by July 2020 or for months thereafter, resulting in CDQ’s client bringing a breach of…

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CDQ Secures Dismissal of ADA Claim

Dan Dowd, Betsy Lamm and Kaysey Fung obtained the dismissal of a federal lawsuit filed by a former ASU graduate student.  The plaintiff asserted claims against the Arizona Board of Regents (“ABOR”) for discrimination under Title II of the ADA, breach of contract, negligence, negligent supervision, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.  On behalf of…

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CDQ Wins Partial Summary Judgment In Title IX Case

Representing the Arizona Board of Regents (“ABOR”), a CDQ team of  Dan Dowd, Betsy Lamm, Rebecca van Doren and Jenna Brownlee obtained partial summary judgment precluding the plaintiff in a Title IX gender discrimination claim from seeking damages for emotional distress and reputational harm.  The plaintiff, a former ASU student, has asserted a Title IX…

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CDQ’s Client Prevails In Appeal From Administrative Decision

CDQ represented Kim Bennet Farm, L.L.C. (“KBF”) in connection with a special action appeal from a decision of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors of Cochise (the “Board”).  Dan Quigley, Neil Stuart and Kevin Moyer represented KBF on the appeal from the Board’s decision to grant a Special Use Permit to cultivate cannabis at a…

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CDQ Defeats Multiple Claims Against Client in Arbitration

CDQ represented the defendant in an arbitration arising out of the purchase and sale of two multi-family residential properties.  The defendant was sued for breach of contract, breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, negligent misrepresentation, consumer fraud and fraud.  Neil Stuart, on behalf of the defendant, obtained partial summary judgment…

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CDQ Welcomes New Associate Alejandra Curiel

CDQ is pleased to welcome Alejandra Curiel as the newest member of our team.  Alejandra joins CDQ after practicing for one year with the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office.  She is a 2021 graduate of the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Arizona…

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Cindy Crogan Selected As A Fellow Of The Litigation Counsel Of America

CDQ partner Cindy Albracht-Crogan has earned selection as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, which recognizes the country’s top trial attorneys.  The Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) is a trial lawyer honorary society established to reflect the new face of the American bar in the twenty-first century.  Membership is limited to 3,500 Fellows,…

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Best Lawyers Selects CDQ As A Tier 1 Law Firm In Three Practice Areas For 2023

Best Lawyers has selected CDQ as a Tier 1 law firm in the 2023 Edition of “Best Law Firms” for three practice areas:  Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate, and Litigation – Antitrust.  Best Lawyers also selected CDQ as a Tier 2 law firm for bet-the-company litigation and intellectual property litigation.  The “Best Law Firms”…

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Dan Dowd Featured On Popular Lawyers Podcast

On June 29, 2022, CDQ’s Dan Dowd was the featured guest on the “Dirt To Development” podcast hosted by Jason Morris and Adam Baugh of Withey Morris, PLC, one of Arizona’s most prominent land use law firms.  Dan was invited to discuss CDQ’s deep experience and expertise in land use litigation.  The conversation included the…

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