PHOENIX – Gammage & Burnham is pleased to announce that Heather Boysel and Susan Demmitt were selected for inclusion in AzBusiness Magazine’s annual “Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” list for 2024. As stated by the publication, recognized individuals were selected from a pool of the state’s most talented and successful attorneys. Selections were made based on each lawyer’s professional success, as well as the impact on their firm, and the communities they serve.
Heather Boysel leads the Healthcare Group at Gammage & Burnham, and previously served as the Managing Partner for the firm for more than four years. At the time, she was the youngest female managing partner at a mid-size Phoenix firm. As the Healthcare Group leader, Heather and her team have worked with Arizona’s top health care providers on a number of reimbursement disputes, in addition to providing regulatory advice. Heather has successfully obtained millions of dollars from health care insurers on behalf of her hospital clients and routinely handles medical reimbursement disputes on behalf of providers against commercial payors, Medicare auditors, AHCCCS contractors and other governmental entities. Heather was most recently ranked as an AzBusiness Leader, Who’s Who in Healthcare 2023, a 2023 Top Lawyer by Phoenix Magazine, one of the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2023, Chambers USA, and Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.
Susan Demmitt is a highly skilled land use and real estate attorney, with a track record of success which includes navigating the acquisition and entitlement process for projects ranging from large-scale master-planned communities, infill and redevelopment projects, industrial uses and campuses, affordable housing, golf course redevelopment and specialty projects. She leverages her 20+ years of experience to uncover creative, timely, business-minded solutions for any number of legal issues that may arise throughout the life cycle of each development project. Her strategic counsel and robust portfolio of land use entitlement case experience draw upon her educational and professional background as an architect and urban planner. Susan’s well-earned reputation as a sought-after land use attorney is complemented by the key relationships she has developed over the years with developers, landowners, consultants, government officials and stakeholders, by way of her extensive involvement in development projects throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. Susan is currently ranked in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers.