Mr. Gillis has nearly 30 years of trial experience in a wide variety of construction disputes, commercial litigation matters, real estate transactions and litigation, and bankruptcy litigation.Greg Gillis also has extensive experience as a neutral in mediating and arbitrating construction and commercial disputes. In addition to his American Arbitration Association (AAA) experience (described below), Greg has been appointed as arbitrator in Maricopa County Superior Court cases and serves as a Judge Pro Tempore for Maricopa County Superior Court, conducting settlement conferences involving a wide variety of civil matters.Greg has received the AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® and is a Best Lawyers® and Super Lawyers honoree.
Alternative Dispute Resolution-Extensive experience with American Arbitration Association and other alternative dispute resolution providers as an advocate and counsel in cases ranging from $50,000 to $10,000,000, including claims arising out of construction defects (framing, roofing, HVAC, stucco), breach of construction contracts, change order disputes, prompt pay disputes, breach of warranty, breach of the implied warranty of workmanship and habitability, indemnity/contribution claims, payment bond claims, architect and engineer professional negligence claims. Commercial experience includes disputes arising out of sales of businesses and failed mergers, real estate purchase and lease disputes, escrow and title insurance disputes, boundary and homeowner association disputes, lender/borrower disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentation claims and secured transaction disputes.
Construction Litigation-Representation of owners, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, rental equipment companies, manufacturers, architects and engineers in both public and private contract disputes relating to residential and commercial projects. Construction disputes relating to contract terms and conditions, change orders, defective construction, delay, termination, warranty, payment disputes, Miller and Little Miller Act claims, liens, surety and license bond claims, prompt payment disputes, Arizona Registrar of Contractors disputes and Arizona Office of Administrative Hearings proceedings.
Commercial Litigation-Breaches of contract, promissory notes, guarantees, security agreements, business loan agreements, operating agreements and buy-sell agreements; company dissolution disputes among partners, shareholders, members and other business principals; personal and real property liens and foreclosure; open-account collections; pre-judgment writs of replevin, garnishment and attachment; post-judgment garnishment, levy and execution; charging orders; and fraudulent conveyances and transfers.
Real Estate Litigation-Real estate purchase and sale agreements, commercial leases, residential and commercial foreclosures, title and other insurance disputes, landlord/tenant, eviction, and easement and boundary disputes.Bankruptcy LitigationRelief from the automatic stay, assumption or rejection of leases, non-dischargeability litigation under Sections 523 and 727, objections to proofs of claim, contested confirmation hearings, reclamation claims and preference claims.
Bankruptcy Litigation-Relief from the automatic stay, assumption or rejection of leases, non-dischargeability litigation under Sections 523 and 727, objections to proofs of claim, contested confirmation hearings, reclamation claims and preference claims.