PHOENIX, AZ—International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it has opened an office in Phoenix, Arizona. The new Phoenix office is the Firm’s 20th location. The lawyers establishing Dorsey’s Phoenix office include Scott Jenkins, Isaac Gabriel, and Andrea Palmer, all of whom most recently practiced in the Phoenix office of the Quarles & Brady law firm. All of them join Dorsey as partners.
Scott Jenkins, (pictured) Dorsey’s Phoenix Office Head, is a trusted advisor and problem solver for his clients and contacts. While Jenkins’ practice focuses on commercial litigation and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation, his clients also rely on him for guidance with all their legal needs and connecting them with the best attorneys to resolve their problem.
Isaac Gabriel focuses on bankruptcy, creditor’s rights litigation, and commercial litigation. He brings a pragmatic and rational approach to his clients’ matters which often involve highly contested and financially distressed situations. Clients that he serves include banks, other lending institutions, special servicers, commercial landlords, and corporate clients in all aspects of corporate restructurings, workouts, and insolvency proceedings, including substantial experience in commercial Chapter 11 restructurings.
Andrea Palmer focuses her practice on representing lenders in commercial finance transactions, loan workouts, modifications and debt restructurings. She advises clients at all stages of financing transactions from term sheet negotiations, documentation and closing to workouts and restructurings over the life of the loan. Andrea regularly represents lenders in documenting and closing single bank and syndicated commercial loans, real estate loans, asset-based financings, construction loans, leasehold financing and loans secured by collateral in multiple states.