Nicholle Harris became the newly elected partner at Gust Rosenfeld PLC as of Jan. 20, after having worked at the firm since 2012.
Harris attended the University of Arizona, where she earned her bachelor's in business administration and marketing. She went to the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona for her J.D.
Previously, Harris worked as the assistant attorney general at the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. She has actively practiced public law, offering clients general legal services. Her clients have included various public bodies, such as municipalities, throughout the U.S.
"During our 95-year history, Gust Rosenfeld distinguished itself by seeking out the most highly skilled attorneys who share a commitment to our clients, the community and Arizona," Tom Chauncey, member of the firm's executive committee, said. "Nicholle Harris exemplifies this tradition of dedication to the law and outstanding service. We welcome her as a partner."
Harris’ focus is operations of cities and towns in Arizona. She has represented her clients by negotiating real property transactions, contracts, leases and intergovernmental agreements. She has also practiced in code enforcement, procurement law and public records.
"This firm is a great fit for me, and I am extremely honored and gratified to be named a partner at Gust Rosenfeld," Harris said. "I've been surrounded here by people who want me to succeed. I could not have done this alone."