Ranking Arizona: Top 10 ADR law firms

Business News | 24 May, 2018 |

Here are the Top 10 alternative dispute resolution, mediation or arbitration law firms with 23-39 attorneys in Arizona, based on public voting for the 2018 edition of Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. Ranking Arizona is based purely on opinion and ranks companies based on how voters answer this simple question: with whom would you recommend doing business? To make your vote count in the 2019 edition of Ranking Arizona, click here to vote.

Here are the Top 10 alternative dispute resolution, mediation or arbitration law firms in Arizona, as featured in the 2018 edition of Ranking Arizona:

1. Sacks Tierney

Arizona attorneys in practice group: 3

Practice leader: David C. Tierney

Background: Arbitration and mediation are familiar grounds for David Tierney, Sharon Shively and Greg Gillis, whose skill and experience in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) have warranted Sacks Tierney’s second straight No. 1 ranking. Tierney is a past chair of the State Bar’s ADR Section, has ranked four times among Super Lawyers’ Top 50 Arizona attorneys, and is a 16-time Best Lawyers honoree. He serves on the American Arbitration Association (AAA) commercial and construction arbitration panels and construction mediation panel. Shively, an 11-time Super Lawyers selection and a 12-time Best Lawyers honoree, is a member of two of AAA’s top arbitration panels — commercial and construction — and frequently serves as a mediator, settlement conference judge and arbitrator in complex cases involving construction, creditors’ rights, real estate and general commercial disputes. Gillis, another Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers honoree, has extensive AAA experience and serves on its construction and commercial arbitration and mediation panels.

Firm strengths: “Industry knowledge, character, longevity and intellect provide a strong foundation for the respect and trust that David Tierney, Sharon Shively and Greg Gillis have earned among Arizona litigation attorneys who seek well-reasoned, out-of-court resolution of their clients’ complex disputes.”

2. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon

3. Snell & Wilmer

4. Insight Mediation

5. Aiken Schenk Hawkins & Ricciardi

6. Davis Miles McGuire Gardner

7. Resnick & Louis

8. Dickinson Wright

9. Sanders & Parks

10. Buchalter

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