Michael J. "Mike" Farrell

Michael J. "Mike" Farrell

Beyers Farrell PLLC

Recognized since 2015

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Securities

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  • Michael J. Farrell is consistently recognized as one of the best commercial litigators in Arizona.
  • Mike's practice includes all financial services, real estate, trusts, business torts, contract disputes, and labor and employment matters. He has extensive trial, arbitration and appellate experience throughout the United States.
  • Mike is licensed in three states - Arizona, California, and New York, and is known for effective and efficient representation in all manner of complex litigation.
  • For the past several years, Mike has been recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers" in America, currently sits on the Civil Rules Committee for the Arizona State Bar, and routinely speaks on changes to Arizona substantive and procedural law.
  • Following a federal judicial clerkship, Mike started his career as associate at the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell PLLC. Mike was a partner at Jennings Strauss & Salmon PLLC and at Stinson Leonard Street PLC before starting his own firm with Maureen Beyers.
  • Mike has represented national banks in numerous deficiency actions and fair-market value proceedings, represented a Fortune 100 investment bank in litigation involving tax shelters, represented banks in fraud case against a title company and others, which resulted in one of the largest verdicts in Arizona.
  • Mike has also represented Fortune 500 companies, investment banks and accounting firms in securities fraud cases, represented Fortune 100 companies in federal litigation concerning corporate merger and acquisition, defended a Fortune 100 company in connection with extensive federal investigations regarding immigration, labor and tax issues, represented Fortune 500 companies in patent litigation regarding nanotechnology, represented investment banks in connection with several multi-billion dollar bankruptcy proceedings, represented a high-technology company in breach-of- contract litigation, represented a national paint manufacturer/distributor in antitrust litigation, represented a Fortune 500 furniture manufacturer/distributor in antitrust litigation, and has been trustee in over 400 commercial foreclosures and residential foreclosures.

Contact & Links
  • 99 East Virginia Avenue, Suite 220
    Phoenix, AZ 85004-1195
  • English
  • Fordham University, J.D., graduated 1994
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona 1994
  • California, State Bar of California 1995 (Currently Inactive)
  • New York, State Bar of New York 1987
  • Arizona State Bar - Civil Rules Committee
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Rated AV® Preeminent
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation, 2015-2017
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Business Litigation, 2012-2017
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Antitrust Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Trade Secrets Law


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