Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce that the firm has once again earned a “Band 1” Ranking for Insurance Defense by Chambers USA 2024, one of the most highly regarded annual rankings of law firms and attorneys worldwide. JSH is one of only five Arizona law firms ranked Band 1 in this area by Chambers in 2024.

Don Myles, recently Of Counsel at JSH, maintained his “Band 1” Ranking for insurance law, an honor he has held since 2019. Partners Jeff Collins and Josh Snell were recognized for their insurance defense practice as “Band 2” lawyers. Donald was one of only 14 attorneys in the entire state to receive the top ranking, and Jeff and Josh were among nine lawyers to earn “Band 2” status.

The qualities on which rankings are assessed include, technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the clients.

JSH Partner Eileen GilBride was ranked “Band 3” by Chambers USA 2024. This is Eileen’s first time being ranked, and she is one of only 11 attorneys ranked in all of Arizona for Litigation:  Appellate. This ranking table covers the preparation, drafting and delivery of briefs before the appellate courts (state supreme courts, circuit courts and the US Supreme Court). Also includes interlocutory appeals and writs.

Eileen has handled over 500 appeals at every level of the state and federal courts, in Arizona and other states, which have resulted in more than 80 published decisions. Substantive areas of her appeals include constitutional, contracts, torts, insurance coverage and defense, employment, municipal and school defense, civil rights, prisoner cases, professional malpractice, Indian law, legislative, administrative, personal injury, wrongful death, divorce, child custody and support, property rights and trusts.

Chambers USA is an annual legal publication highlighting individual and firm rankings based on researchers’ findings regarding technical legal ability, client service, value, due diligence, industry knowledge and professional conduct.