Charles D. "Chuck" Onofry

Charles D. "Chuck" Onofry


Schneider & Onofry, P.C.

Recognized since 2016

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Insurance

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Insurance Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Insurance
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Over his three-decade litigation career, Chuck Onofry has represented individuals, small businesses, franchises, and more than 100 insurance companies and self- insureds. He has tried or arbitrated more than 250 cases to conclusion while practicing extensively in the areas of premises liability (including dram shop and negligent security), construction defect litigation, motor vehicle liability, motor carrier and common carrier liability, insurance coverage, commercial litigation, and appeals to various state and federal courts.

Chuck is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers, and has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale Hubbell®. He serves as a judge pro tem, has published several defense-related articles in DRI’s For The Defense, has served as casenote editor for DRI’s Compendium on “Spoliation Evidence” for Arizona, and has written and lectured on a variety of topics involving trial techniques.

Contact & Links

Locations

  • 365 East Coronado Road
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • 207 West Second Street
    Yuma, AZ 85364

Education

  • Villanova University, J.D., graduated 1986
  • Hamilton College, B.A., graduated 1982

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1989
  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • New York, 1997

Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) - Member
  • Defense Research Institute - Member
  • Maricopa County Bar Association - Member
  • State Bar of Arizona - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1997

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Insurance

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Insurance Law, Phoenix (2023)
  • Litigation - Insurance, Phoenix (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Insurance

Awards:

  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers, 2015-present
  • G. Duffield Smith Award, Defense Research Institute, 1994

Certified Specialist

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization

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