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F&M Adds Attorney for Commercial Real Estate

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Of Counsel

Traci Riccitello has joined Farhang & Medcoff bringing nearly two decades of experience in commercial real estate transactions to one of Arizona's leading business law firms.

Riccitello has been an attorney at a prominent Arizona law firm and has also had her own practice during a career that began in 1996. She holds a bachelor's degree in marketing communications from Bowling Green State University, and a master's degree in exercise physiology from the University of Arizona. She also earned her law degree at the UA.

“We welcome Traci's expertise in commercial real estate transactions and her focus on retail and commercial leasing,” said firm founder and partner Timothy Medcoff. “She gives us another level of experience that will allow us to serve our clients professionally and with the highest level of expertise.”

Farhang & Medcoff was founded in 2008 and has quickly grown to become one of the leading, full-service business law firms in Arizona. It is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated through Martindale-Hubble. Farhang & Medcoff is certified as a minority owned and operated company with the Pacific Southwest affiliate of the National Minority Supplier Development Council, and was named 2013 Service Firm of the Year by the Minority and Small Business Alliance of Southern Arizona.


F&M Named 2017 Copper Cactus Award Finalist

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Ali Farhang & Tim Medcoff were selected as finalists for the Tucson Metro Chamber Copper Cactus Award, presented by Wells Fargo in the category of Copper Point Small Business Leader of the Year.


Tim Medcoff Speaks To KGUN9 News Regarding Prop 206

http://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/paid-time-off-for-all-arizona-employers


Elizabeth Parsons Recognized As Top 100 Lawyers In Arizona

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AZ Business Magazine recognized Elizabeth Parsons, for her professional success and legal impact on the industry and communities throughout Arizona. Elizabeth was selected from a pool of more than 1,000 of the most talented and successful attorneys throughout the state to join the prestigious group of Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona for 2017.


Amelié Bredas Messingham joins Farhang & Medcoff as partner

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Amelie Bredas Messingham joined Farhang & Medcoff as a partner to bolster its practice in banking, commercial finance and real estate finance. Messingham brings more than 10 years of experience advising regional and national institutional lenders with respect to real estate and commercial loan transactions, including construction financing, long-term financing for income-producing properties, loan sales, restructures, and workouts. In addition to her commercial finance practice, Messingham represents corporate clients in purchase and sale transactions involving retail projects and portfolios. Originally from Belgium, Messingham earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona and earned her law degree at the University of Georgia. She was recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star in the banking category from 2014 to 2017. She was admitted to the State Bar of Arizona in 2006.


F&M Seminars

Proposition 206 Compliance Seminars

Proposition 206, known as the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, raised the minimum wage and created "earned paid sick time" requirements for all Arizona employers, effective July 1, 2017. Learn what your business must do to comply with new laws and regulations. Farhang & Medcoff, will provide a detailed overview of the "earned paid sick time" obligations under Prop 206 and will also answer questions on wage, hour, and overtime issues.

Register now with the Cochise College Small Business Center

Presentation date:
June 29, 2017

Register now with the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Presentation date:
June 22, 2017

Register now with the Tucson Metro Chamber .

Presentation dates:
June 1, 2017
June 8, 2017
June 14, 2017


Curbing FMLA Abuse: How to Manage Manipulative Employees

Compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be an onerous task for employers and is only complicated by the potential for abuse of the law by manipulative, but also sometimes simply uninformed employees. Employers are all-too-often unaware of the avenues available to them in the event they suspect an employee is abusing the privileges afforded under the law. This topic will help employers, human resource professionals, office managers, and administrators implement appropriate FMLA procedures, identify warning signs of potential abuse by its employees and to take the steps necessary to root out and eliminate those instances of abuse. Register now with the Lorman Group.

Presentation date: May 19, 2017


F&M Events

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Join the Farhang & Medcoff team in supporting the 2017 Arizona Bowl!

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