Statement from RCDM on COVID-19

RCDM continues to closely monitor the developing situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our firm strongly believes the health and safety of our employees and clients is our top priority, and we continue to take appropriate steps consistent with our preparedness plan and World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines to ensure not only continuity of service but also [...]

In Memoriam: RCDM mourns loss of colleague, Emmanuel Valdez

Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA (RCDM) joins friends and family in mourning the loss of finance director and valued colleague Emmanuel “Erv” Valdez, who passed away March 7, 2020, after a long and valiant fight with cancer. He was 58. Emmanuel, nicknamed Erv by his co-workers, started at the firm in April, 2013. Prior to [...]

Bergantino elected to LMA Phoenix Chapter’s Steering Committee

Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA (RCDM) is pleased to share that Laurie Bergantino has been elected to the position of secretary for the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Phoenix Chapter’s three-person steering committee. She serves as the Marketing/Business Development Coordinator for RCDM. The Phoenix Chapter is part of the LMA Southwest Region, which is comprised of [...]

RCDM earns “Highly Recommended Firm” distinction in Arizona from Benchmark Litigation; five shareholders named Local Litigation Stars

RCDM earns “Highly Recommended Firm” distinction in Arizona from Benchmark Litigation; five shareholders named Local Litigation Stars Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA (RCDM) is pleased to have earned recognition as a “Highly Recommended Firm” in Arizona in Benchmark Litigation’s upcoming 2020 guide. Additionally, firm shareholders Noel Capps, Bill Drury, Jeff Hunter, Jack Klecan, and Ellen [...]

Karl Gruse puts full effort into making a difference for clients, community

RCDM associate attorney Karl Gruse Karl Gruse is an attorney with perspective. In the fast-moving legal industry, concerns about mental health and well-being have become increasingly prevalent. Karl’s approach to balancing his career and personal life involves giving all he can — first to his family but also to his work at Renaud [...]

Drury attends Medical Device Seminar focused on defending products liability claims

Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA, shareholder Bill Drury recently attended Medmarc’s 32nd annual Medical Device Seminar in Lost Pines, Texas. The three-day event offered the chance to discuss successful strategies for defending and trying medical device cases, including a look at relevant industry trends and regulatory updates, and an opportunity to network with industry experts. [...]

Conlon takes part in national program focused on preparing witnesses, strategizing for trials

Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA, shareholder Scott Conlon recently spent two days at Magna Legal Services’ interactive Battle of the Experts event. This continuing legal education program featured micro-panel exercises involving teams of outside counsel, in-house counsel, claims executives and audience members working together alongside industry experts. The panels were tasked with preparing their moderators [...]

RCDM attorneys attend ALFA Insurance Law Roundtable with Hedberg serving as a session panelist

Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros (RCDM) attorneys Kelly Hedberg and Steve Mesaros recently traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, for ALFA International’s 2019 Insurance Law Roundtable. The three-day event, themed “The Business of Insurance Coverage — Threats, Trends and Strategies for Success,” included panels of experts discussing smart coverage decisions that make sense for insurance businesses. Kelly participated [...]

Two from RCDM honored on Southwest Super Lawyers list, two others named Rising Stars

Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros is pleased to announce that a total of four attorneys were honored on the 2019 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, released this week. Bill Drury (Personal Injury – Products Defense) and Jack Klecan (Personal Injury – General Defense) were on the Super Lawyers list. Kristin Basha (Personal Injury – [...]