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CDQ Obtains Dismissal Of Discrimination Lawsuit

On September 14, 2021, on a motion to dismiss prepared by Dan Dowd, Rebecca van Doren, and Cole Kubosumi, the United States District Court dismissed with prejudice claims of sexual orientation discrimination filed against CDQ’s clients.  The Court found that despite two attempts, the plaintiff was unable to state a plausible discrimination claim.  CDQ’s clients…

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CDQ Attorneys Appointed to ABA Leadership Positions

CDQ Partner Dan Dowd has been named Co-Director of Division VI of the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation.  Dan  will oversee eight Section committees focused on the legal profession—Corporate Counsel, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,  LGBT Law and Litigator, Minority Trial Lawyer, Solo & Small Firm, The Woman Advocate, Young Advocates, and Young Lawyer Leadership…

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Victory For CDQ’s Client

On July 22, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a published opinion affirming the District Court’s earlier dismissal of  civil rights claims brought against CDQ’s client.  The CDQ team, led by Ron Cohen, Dan Quigley and Betsy Lamm, who argued the appeal, tackled complex issues relating to the plaintiff’s claim of discrimination arising…

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Rebecca van Doren Appointed as Judge Pro Tem

CDQ attorney Rebecca van Doren has been appointed as a judge pro tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court.  A judge pro tem helps to relieve the burden on Maricopa County Superior Court judges by taking on certain tasks such as conducting settlement conferences and serving as a discovery master.  Rebecca graduated cum laude from…

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Ten CDQ Attorneys Named To SuperLawyers Lists For 2021

We are proud to announce that six CDQ lawyers, Ron Cohen, Dan Dowd, Dan Quigley,  Dan Durchslag, Cindy Albracht-Crogan, and Gabe Aragon, have been selected to the 2021 Arizona Super Lawyers list.  Four additional CDQ lawyers, Betsy Lamm, Neil Stuart, Kevin Moyer, and Lauren LaPrade, have been selected to the 2021 Arizona Rising Stars list….

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CDQ Receives Favorable Arbitration Ruling

CDQ’s Dan Quigley, Gabe Aragon, Jenna Brownlee and Cole Kubosumi received a 3-member arbitration panel’s favorable final award in a matter where the other side sought well over $8 million in damages in a partnership dispute over a closely-held business valued at more than $30 million. CDQ inherited the case after liability had in part…

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CDQ Attorneys Help Secure Arizona Supreme Court Victory

CDQ Attorneys Dan Dowd, Cindy Albracht-Crogan, and Kevin Moyer were retained to prepare a brief in the Arizona Supreme Court on the issue of whether a multi-million dollar judgment obtained by CDQ’s client in a foreign country should be recognized in Arizona under Arizona’s Uniform Foreign Country Money Judgment Recognition Act. In a published opinion…

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CDQ Obtains Dismissal Of Adversary Proceeding

In November 2018, the Arizona Court of Appeals affirmed a judgment in favor of CDQ’s client, a group of real estate investors, for over $72 million based upon defendants’ aiding and abetting breaches of fiduciary duty by the investors’ manager.  In January 2020, one defendant in that lawsuit filed a new action in Maricopa County…

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CDQ Obtains Dismissal of Counterclaims As Violations of Anti-SLAPP Statute

CDQ Attorneys Dan Dowd, Gabe Aragon, Neil Stuart and Cole Kubosumi represent a group of Homeowners in connection with a dispute with the owner of the neighboring Biltmore Golf Course.  The Homeowners sued to abate a nuisance resulting from the operation of the Golf Course. The Owner countersued the Homeowners for multiple contract and tort claims related…

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Multiple CDQ Attorneys Selected as “Ones To Watch” By Best Lawyers

Four CDQ attorneys have been selected for the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers’ “Ones to Watch.”  J. Neil Stuart, Kaysey Fung, Kevin Moyer and Jenna Brownlee were all awarded this honor.  Best Lawyers recognizes as “Ones to Watch” attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United…

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