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 2023, 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 2023.
Partner Donald Myles also claimed a “Band 1” Ranking for insurance law, while partners Jefferson Collins and Josh Snell were recognized for their insurance defense practice as “Band 2” lawyers. Donald was one of only 15 attorneys in the entire state to receive the top ranking, and Jeff and Josh were among eight lawyers to earn “Band 2” status.
New in 2019, Chambers USA created a general category for insurance law in Arizona. Based upon their extensive market research, the firm’s insurance practice and attorneys have earned the highest two rankings awarded by Chambers. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1 to 6 and being ranked in any band is a significant achievement.
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.
As one of the most experienced trial lawyers in Arizona, Don focuses his practice on alternative dispute resolution and mediates tort claims in the areas of professional liability, insurance bad faith, coverage and general tort liability. Don has been recognized annually since 2012 by Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation Insurance and Personal Injury Litigation (Peer-Review Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell), and as the Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year” in 2021, 2018, and 2016.
With over 25 years of experience, Jeff helps insurance carriers in coverage-related issues and policy interpretation in the first- and third-party contexts. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2019-2021; Insurance Law, 2021 and Peer-Review Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.
With over 20 years of experience, Josh concentrates his practice on insurance coverage and bad faith, commercial litigation, personal injury defense and retail law. He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Insurance, 2020-2021; Insurance Law, 2021; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; 2021 and Peer review rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubbell.
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.