Congrats to Clare Abel!

Junior League of Phoenix‘s very own Clare H. Abel has been named one of the 2016 “Most Influential Women in Arizona” by Arizona Business Magazine!

13726782_10210490923848483_5344078684495296924_nClare is an innovator, trailblazer and leader of her industry.  She is certified by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a Real Estate Specialist. She concentrates her practice primarily in the areas of Real Estate, Zoning and Condemnation Law. She also has done substantial work in the area of Administrative Law, specifically liquor licensing matters. Clare is listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. Clare is a peer review rated AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers, which includes only the top 5% of women lawyers in the country.

In her 35 years of practice, Clare has represented clients in a wide variety of industries, including retail, industrial, hospitality, construction and development, as well as individuals and homeowners associations. She is a frequent lecturer on topics related to land use and planning law for various professional organizations.  In addition, she is a JLP Sustainer and JLP Foundation Board Member.

Congratulations, Clare!

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They are innovators, trailblazers and leaders of industry. They are Az Business magazine’s Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2016, as selected from a pool of more than 1,000 candidates by the editorial team at Az Business magazine and a panel of industry experts.

“While their resumes and industries may differ, the women we selected have all procured influence in their respective fields through hard-earned track records of professional excellence, leadership, innovation and community impact,” said Az Business magazine Editor in Chief Michael Gossie. “Az Business magazine is proud to congratulate the women who earned the right to call themselves one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business. They are changing the face of Arizona business.”  Read more here!