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Maureen Beyers practices complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Licensed in Arizona since 1996 and New York since 1988, Maureen practices in state and federal court representing clients in wide assortment of contract and business tort disputes across many industries.

Litigation Practice: From technology to franchise and everything in between, Maureen is known for her effective and efficient approach to complex litigation. For the last several years, Maureen has been recognized for her skills in both commercial litigation and securities litigation. Those skills have also earned Maureen a reputation as one of Arizona’s go-to litigators in “business divorce” cases and director and officer liability disputes. Maureen’s experience in the financial services and banking industry has given her a unique skills in internal investigations, securities litigation, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings conducted by federal and state authorities, including the Department of Justice, the SEC, the FDIC, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and the Securities Division of the Arizona Corporation Commission.

ADR Practice: When she is not representing clients, Maureen regularly serves as a neutral in ADR settings. Maureen maintains an office in New York and Arizona and is a member of several ADR facilitation organizations including many of the American Arbitration Association's specialized panels, such as its Large and Complex Case Panel. Maureen has also qualified to conduct international arbitrations as a Chartered Arbitrator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is also on the roster of National Arbitration and Mediation. Nationally recognized as a top arbitrator, since 1995 Maureen has served as an arbitrator and chairperson in hundreds of arbitrations throughout the United States, involving a variety of business disputes, many of which presented complex commercial issues. Maureen’s service as mediator will include her creative business solutions as part of any attempted resolution.

Before moving to Arizona in 1995, Maureen was an associate at the New York office of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Maureen was a partner at Osborn Maledon, P.A. in Phoenix before starting her own firm with Mike Farrell in 2017.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 99 East Virginia Avenue, Suite 220
    Phoenix, AZ 85004-1195

Bar Admissions

  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona

Affiliations

  • American Arbitration Association - Panel of Arbitrators and Panel of Mediators
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - Chartered Arbitrator & Fellow
  • State Bar of Arizona - Chair-Dispute Resolution Section 2017-18
  • State Bar of Arizona - Past Chair-Securities Regulation Section

Court Admissions

  • Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • District of Arizona
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court

Federal Clerkships

  • United States Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Litigation - Securities Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Arbitration Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Litigation - Securities

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

  • Litigation - Securities, Phoenix (2020)
  • Arbitration, Phoenix (2017)
  • Litigation - Securities, Phoenix (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Commercial Litigation

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers Phoenix Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year, 2015 and 2020
  • Best Lawyers Phoenix Arbitrator of the Year, 2017
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona, 2015-2021
  • Southwest Super Lawyers: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, 2012-2021
  • Arizona Business Magazine, Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, 2016-2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Rated AV® Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

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Additional Information about Maureen Beyers

Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators

Charter Member, National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (Arizona)

American Arbitration Association: Commercial, Complex, Insurance, Franchise, and Securities Panels (Since 1995)

Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London)

American Bar Association, Member: Litigation Section (Securities Litigation Committee; Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee); Business Law Section (Dispute Resolution Committee; Subcommittee on International Dispute Resolution; Federal Regulation of Securities Committee; Subcommittee on Civil Litigation and SEC Enforcement Matters); Dispute Resolution Section (Arbitration Committee; Women in Dispute Resolution Committee)

FINRA, Member, Panel of Arbitrators and Panel of Chairpersons (Since 1995)

Federal Bar Association

National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Former Instructor

Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Maricopa County Steering Committee Member, 1997-2004

Arizona Humane Society, Board of Directors, 2002-2011

Humane Society of the United States, Arizona Council 2012-present

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