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Grady Gammage, Jr. and Cameron Artigue quoted in the Phoenix Business Journal regarding Schires v. Carlat
G&B Founder Grady Gammage, Jr. and Partner Cameron Artigue were quoted in the Phoenix Business Journal following their participation in a forum yesterday with Arizona NAIOP, ULI Arizona, and Arizona Association for Economic Development. The session covered the recent Arizona Supreme Court decision on Schires v. Carlat.
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