Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to announce that Christopher Brown and Arcangelo Cella have joined the firm as associate attorneys in the Phoenix office.
Christopher is a part of JSH’s growing Construction Trial Group. While his practice will focus on construction defect, he’ll also work in the areas of product liability, professional liability, securities, employment, catastrophic injury, toxic tort, commercial litigation, and business transaction matters.
While attending law school at Arizona State University, Christopher clerked for both the Arizona Legislature House Rules Attorney Office and the City of Tempe Attorney’s Office. Christopher also clerked for a firm, where he handled a variety of general liability and employment matters. During law school, Christopher received the Highest Pro Bono Distinction award, the Dean’s Award in Recognition of Outstanding Performance at the College of Law, and was selected for membership in The Order of Barristers, which is given to students who demonstrate exceptional skill in trial advocacy, oral advocacy, and brief writing.
He earned his Juris Doctor from Arizona State’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and his undergrad from James Madison University, where he majored in Health Sciences.
A part of the firm’s appellate group, Arcangelo possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in handling a wide range of civil cases involving fraud, zoning, regulatory enforcement, and civil rights. At JSH, he will focus his practice on insurance defense and bad faith, medical and legal malpractice, civil rights, governmental liability, product liability, school law, and wrongful death and personal injury.
Arcangelo previously spent more than four years as an associate at a large law firm in Boston, where he focused his attention on corporate and securities litigation. Arcangelo also spent time as a law clerk for the Honorable Elspeth B. Cypher of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Honorable Ariane D. Vuono of the Massachusetts Appeals Court.
He earned all of his degrees at Boston University, including his Juris Doctor at its school of law, master’s in classical studies/Latin, and bachelor’s in classical studies/ancient Greek & Latin, magna cum laude, both at the school’s College of Arts & Sciences.