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  • 2015
    How many drones are being sold? 700,000 in 2015
  • 2011
    began as General Counsel to Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems.
  • 57 percent
    Drone market expected to grow by another 57% in 2016
  • 1658
    Section 333 permits granted and 399 petitions closed

Taking Off

Use of Drones both Commercial and Recreational

Drone regulation is changing every day and our attorneys are adept at guiding and advising clients when it comes to federal and state regulation regarding both commercial and recreational use of drones.

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  • 2002
    Ann Morgan began representing the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority as their General Counsel
  • 57
    Peak daily departures from the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority in December 2015
  • 3432657
    Total passengers in 2015 through the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority
  • member
    of the Airports Council International Legal Steering Committee

Taking Flight

Flight Path

Fennemore Craig's extensive knowledge of the relationship between Airport Authority, TSA, airlines, concessionaires and contractors together with our knowledge of the interplay between federal and state laws and regulations.

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  • 59 ers
    Name given to participants in the Pike's Peak Gold Rush from 1858 to 1861
  • 1917
    Arizona's first open pit copper mine opened at Ajo
  • 1858
    Jacob Sniveley leads prospectors to a placer deposit on the Gila River, leading to Arizona’s first gold rush
  • 4700 troy
    Total gold production recorded from Nevada from 1835 to 2008 totals 152,000,000 troy ounces (4,700 t), worth over US $228 billion at 2011 prices

Smart History

Mining Yesterday

Fennemore Craig has 130 years of experience representing clients in minerals development.

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  • 65 percent
    U.S. Copper Production is from Arizona Mines
  • 2
    Attorneys listed in the "Who's Who Legal for Mining, 2016"
  • 5.4 percent
    Of the world's gold comes from Nevada mines
  • 18.7 million
    Tons of coal from Colorado mines in 2015

Law of Mining

Mining Today

A full business law firm with nearly 200 attorneys, we assist and advise clients on all aspects of mineral development. Our work for clients encompasses projects throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and South America, the Pacific Rim, the Republic of South Africa and elsewhere around the world.

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  • Reno’s “Startup Row” houses local start ups
  • Awarded by annual Venture Madness start up competition. Fennemore Craig lawyers mentor competitors each year.
  • $2 million
    Firm client Dragonfly Energy Corp., a Reno-based lithium-ion battery technology startup, closed a Series A equity financing with China-based Dynavolt Renewable Power Technology Co., Ltd. The new financing will be used to widen its product offerings and accelerate research and development.

Active History

A History of Innovation

As legal professionals, we recognize and appreciate the value of entrepreneurship and innovation, and are committed to providing efficient, straightforward and business-oriented solutions that facilitate success and avoid pitfalls while recognizing that early capital is precious and expensive.

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  • SB 1005
    New Arizona legislation encourages venture capital by removing unnecessary regulatory barriers
  • 2x
    Second annual Phoenix Startup Week, sponsored in part by Fennemore Craig, doubles attendance
  • 2015
    Denver rated as one of the best cities for start-ups. Startups attracted more than $882 million in venture capital
  • 350 million
    Invested in downtown Las Vegas to attract startups and businesses

guides innovation

Accelerates Ventures

The Fennemore Craig Venture Accelerator Program focuses on start-ups by providing access to legal services, as well as helping to launch their enterprises.

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  • 32
    Fennemore Craig attorneys in the Real Estate Practice Group
  • 250000
    Homes available in the Phoenix Metro area
  • 11.6 percent
    The amount of homes in Las Vegas, NV have appreciated in the past 12 months

Living Local

Developing the Mountain West

Our Real Estate Practice is one of the largest in the Mountain West and encompasses all aspects of real estate, from acquisition and finance, through development, leasing and sale.

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  • 475 plus
    In 2015, Fennemore Craig attorneys negotiated over 475 clinical leases and subleases across the U.S. for a national healthcare provider
  • 300 plus
    Representative matters related to gaming and entertainment development
  • 50 percent
    The amount of land owned by the Federal Government in the Western U.S.

Recent History

Building the Future

Fennemore Craig’s Real Estate Practice experience spans numerous industries and types of transactions, ranging from complex national and international multi-level credit arrangements to small business and personal loans in both the real estate and commercial finance industries.

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  • regulatory
    HIPAA, Health care, facility and professional licensure, Medicaid and Medicare
  • representation
    In front of the Arizona Medical Board and Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners
  • In 2015, Fennemore Craig attorneys negotiated over 475 clinical leases and subleases across the U.S. for a national healthcare provider

Healthy Law

How We Can Help

The firm has extensive experience representing for-profit and non-profit health care clients in a broad range of areas, including medical negligence defense, commercial litigation, antitrust, e-discovery, business and financing transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, governmental relations, licensure, credentialing and other professional matters, including intellectual property, employment, immigration and labor relations.

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  • 6

    Attorneys recognized in 5280 Magazine

  • Involving for-profit and non-profit health care clients
  • 27
    Attorneys in the Health Care Litigation and Regulation practice group

Lawyer Advocate

Who We Help

Fennemore Craig, a full-service business law firm, serves a range of clients within the health care and bioscience industries, including acute care hospitals and multi-facility hospital systems, in-patient and out-patient behavioral health facilities, health maintenance organizations, physician groups, individual health care providers, long-term care facilities, medical associations, pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, research organizations and universities, and retail health services.

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  • 1969
    the year Congress, CA and NV adopted a compact establishing a bi-state agency to protect Lake Tahoe.
  • 250 million
    the value of private development projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin, guided by Fennemore Craig attorneys.
  • 2011
    Hoover Power Allocation Act of 2011.
  • 164.7 million
    annual number of kilowatt hours that will be delivered for the next 50 years to Nevada.

Water Law

Water in the West

Disputes over water in the Inter-Mountain region is the stuff of movies and novels. In Arizona, Nevada and Colorado it remains a real and critical commodity for economic growth and our quality of life.

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  • 23 percent
    The State of Colorado’s apportionment of water from the Colorado River.
  • less than 15000
    water right claims to Arizona’s scarce water supplies have been asserted by the Federal Government.
  • 43 percent
    of Arizona’s water needs are supplied by groundwater resources.
  • 1
    set of contested water right claims, out of nearly 100,000, has proceeded through trial in the 42 year history of Arizona’s general stream adjudications.

Under Pressure

Water Adjudication and Planning

Federal, state and local governments regulate entitlement to and use of water, and competition for this precious resource generates controversies for business and industry, an area where experienced and able legal guidance is key.

More

Use of Drones both Commercial and Recreational

Drone regulation is changing every day and our attorneys are adept at guiding and advising clients when it comes to federal and state regulation regarding both commercial and recreational use of drones.

  • How many drones are being sold? 700,000 in 2015
  • began as General Counsel to Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems.
  • Drone market expected to grow by another 57% in 2016
  • Section 333 permits granted and 399 petitions closed

Flight Path

Fennemore Craig's extensive knowledge of the relationship between Airport Authority, TSA, airlines, concessionaires and contractors together with our knowledge of the interplay between federal and state laws and regulations.

  • Ann Morgan began representing the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority as their General Counsel
  • Peak daily departures from the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority in December 2015
  • Total passengers in 2015 through the Reno Tahoe Airport Authority
  • of the Airports Council International Legal Steering Committee

Mining Yesterday

Fennemore Craig has 130 years of experience representing clients in minerals development.

  • Name given to participants in the Pike's Peak Gold Rush from 1858 to 1861
  • Arizona's first open pit copper mine opened at Ajo
  • Jacob Sniveley leads prospectors to a placer deposit on the Gila River, leading to Arizona’s first gold rush
  • Total gold production recorded from Nevada from 1835 to 2008 totals 152,000,000 troy ounces (4,700 t), worth over US $228 billion at 2011 prices

Mining Today

A full business law firm with nearly 200 attorneys, we assist and advise clients on all aspects of mineral development. Our work for clients encompasses projects throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada and South America, the Pacific Rim, the Republic of South Africa and elsewhere around the world.

  • U.S. Copper Production is from Arizona Mines
  • Attorneys listed in the "Who's Who Legal for Mining, 2016"
  • Of the world's gold comes from Nevada mines
  • Tons of coal from Colorado mines in 2015

A History of Innovation

As legal professionals, we recognize and appreciate the value of entrepreneurship and innovation, and are committed to providing efficient, straightforward and business-oriented solutions that facilitate success and avoid pitfalls while recognizing that early capital is precious and expensive.

  • Reno’s “Startup Row” houses local start ups
  • Awarded by annual Venture Madness start up competition. Fennemore Craig lawyers mentor competitors each year.
  • Firm client Dragonfly Energy Corp., a Reno-based lithium-ion battery technology startup, closed a Series A equity financing with China-based Dynavolt Renewable Power Technology Co., Ltd. The new financing will be used to widen its product offerings and accelerate research and development.

Accelerates Ventures

The Fennemore Craig Venture Accelerator Program focuses on start-ups by providing access to legal services, as well as helping to launch their enterprises.

  • New Arizona legislation encourages venture capital by removing unnecessary regulatory barriers
  • Second annual Phoenix Startup Week, sponsored in part by Fennemore Craig, doubles attendance
  • Denver rated as one of the best cities for start-ups. Startups attracted more than $882 million in venture capital
  • Invested in downtown Las Vegas to attract startups and businesses

Developing the Mountain West

Our Real Estate Practice is one of the largest in the Mountain West and encompasses all aspects of real estate, from acquisition and finance, through development, leasing and sale.

  • Fennemore Craig attorneys in the Real Estate Practice Group
  • Homes available in the Phoenix Metro area
  • The amount of homes in Las Vegas, NV have appreciated in the past 12 months

Building the Future

Fennemore Craig’s Real Estate Practice experience spans numerous industries and types of transactions, ranging from complex national and international multi-level credit arrangements to small business and personal loans in both the real estate and commercial finance industries.

  • In 2015, Fennemore Craig attorneys negotiated over 475 clinical leases and subleases across the U.S. for a national healthcare provider
  • Representative matters related to gaming and entertainment development
  • The amount of land owned by the Federal Government in the Western U.S.

How We Can Help

The firm has extensive experience representing for-profit and non-profit health care clients in a broad range of areas, including medical negligence defense, commercial litigation, antitrust, e-discovery, business and financing transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, governmental relations, licensure, credentialing and other professional matters, including intellectual property, employment, immigration and labor relations.

  • HIPAA, Health care, facility and professional licensure, Medicaid and Medicare
  • In front of the Arizona Medical Board and Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners
  • In 2015, Fennemore Craig attorneys negotiated over 475 clinical leases and subleases across the U.S. for a national healthcare provider

Who We Help

Fennemore Craig, a full-service business law firm, serves a range of clients within the health care and bioscience industries, including acute care hospitals and multi-facility hospital systems, in-patient and out-patient behavioral health facilities, health maintenance organizations, physician groups, individual health care providers, long-term care facilities, medical associations, pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, research organizations and universities, and retail health services.

  • Attorneys recognized in 5280 Magazine

  • Involving for-profit and non-profit health care clients
  • Attorneys in the Health Care Litigation and Regulation practice group

Water in the West

Disputes over water in the Inter-Mountain region is the stuff of movies and novels. In Arizona, Nevada and Colorado it remains a real and critical commodity for economic growth and our quality of life.

  • the year Congress, CA and NV adopted a compact establishing a bi-state agency to protect Lake Tahoe.
  • the value of private development projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin, guided by Fennemore Craig attorneys.
  • Hoover Power Allocation Act of 2011.
  • annual number of kilowatt hours that will be delivered for the next 50 years to Nevada.

Water Adjudication and Planning

Federal, state and local governments regulate entitlement to and use of water, and competition for this precious resource generates controversies for business and industry, an area where experienced and able legal guidance is key.

  • The State of Colorado’s apportionment of water from the Colorado River.
  • water right claims to Arizona’s scarce water supplies have been asserted by the Federal Government.
  • of Arizona’s water needs are supplied by groundwater resources.
  • set of contested water right claims, out of nearly 100,000, has proceeded through trial in the 42 year history of Arizona’s general stream adjudications.
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A TRADITION
OF INNOVATION

A law firm in tune with the business engine, Fennemore Craig has helped the West’s entrepreneurs as well as its largest businesses for more than 130 years.

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