Teresie M. Zmyslinski
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Phoenix, AZ (January 9, 2019) – Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., a leading Phoenix-based law firm, is pleased to announce that Fay W. Bidlack, Lindsay G. Leavitt, and R. Ryan Womack have been elected Members (Partners) of the firm, effective January 1, 2018.
“Fay, Lindsay, and Ryan have effectively demonstrated the legal skills, professionalism, and standing in the community that exemplifies Members of the firm,” stated John C. Norling, Managing Attorney of Jennings Strouss. “The firm congratulates them on this well-earned achievement.”
Bidlack focuses her practice in the areas of business and real estate transactions, restructuring and creditor rights, and commercial litigation. She earned a J.D., cum laude, from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and a B.A., with a focus in Spanish and Philosophy, from Edgewood College, where she received the distinction of summa cum laude. Bidlack is a member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) for which she currently
serves on the Board of Directors and Chairs the Programs Committee. She was recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers as a Rising Star (2014-2018) and by AzBusiness Leaders 2019 as a top Bankruptcy/Reorganization professional.
Leavitt focuses his practice in the areas of labor and employment, commercial litigation, landlord/tenant disputes, administrative law, and personal injury litigation. He has extensive experience assisting businesses with issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Leavitt earned a J.D. from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law and a B. Ed. from the University of Alberta.
Womack focuses his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, medical malpractice defense, and premises liability. He earned a J.D. from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach and a B.S. in Business Administration and Biology/Chemistry from Southern Nazarene University in Oklahoma City. He is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association and serves on the Arizona Chamber of Commerce’s Healthcare Committee.
About Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC
For over 75 years, Jennings Strouss has been dedicated to providing clients with strategic legal guidance to help them seize every opportunity. The firm is well-known for its rich heritage, commitment to community, and long-lasting relationships. We have a deep understanding of business and law. When you work with us, you’ll have a team of legal experts who are dedicated to your vision of success.
Through our offices in Phoenix, Peoria, and Tucson, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., we leverage resources both regionally and nationally to serve our expanding client base. Jennings Strouss is deeply rooted in each of our locations’ legal and business communities, and especially instrumental in helping shape the dynamic growth of Arizona and many of its institutions. The firm promotes a pragmatic, results-oriented approach, coupled with a healthy, well-managed, and friendly
atmosphere of collaboration. Our primary areas of practice include advertising and media law; agribusiness; automobile dealership law; bankruptcy, restructuring, and creditors’ rights; construction; corporate and securities; eminent domain and condemnation; employee benefits and pensions; energy; estate planning and probate; family law and domestic relations; finance; healthcare; insurance defense; intellectual property; labor and employment; legal ethics; litigation; medical malpractice; professional liability defense; real estate; surety and fidelity; and tax.