Maureen Beyers practices complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Nationally recognized as a top arbitrator, Maureen also has served as a neutral in hundreds of arbitrations on a variety of business disputes, and is a member of many of the American Arbitration Association's specialized panels, including its Large and Complex Case Panel, and CPR's Banking, Accounting and Financial Services, Franchise, and Insurance Panels. Maureen is also qualified to conduct international arbitrations as a Fellow with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Licensed in Arizona since 1996 and New York since 1988, Maureen also practices in state and federal court defending clients in cases and class actions alleging a wide assortment of business torts. Clients who find themselves in alternative dispute resolution, also find in Maureen an experienced advocate and arbitrator. Maureen has a unique depth of experience in internal investigations, securities litigation, regulatory investigations, enforcement proceedings, and criminal investigations conducted by federal and state authorities, including the Department of Justice, the SEC, the FDIC, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the Arizona Corporation Commission, as well as self-regulatory organizations. Maureen has also defended broker-dealers and other securities industry employers in all forms of employment disputes including charges of discrimination and harassment. She is a member of the firm's litigation, alternative dispute resolution, employment and criminal practice groups.
Before moving to Arizona in 1995, Maureen was an associate at the New York office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.