Paul F. Eckstein

Paul F. Eckstein


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 1983

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Government Relations Practice

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Appellate Practice
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Paul Eckstein's practice is focused on civil litigation (including appellate matters) involving commercial, legal malpractice, constitutional, Indian law and political law issues. He also frequently serves as a mediator and arbitrator.

Location

  • 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000
    Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788

Education

  • Pomona College, graduated 1962

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, State Bar of Arizona

Affiliations

  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • National Board of Directors, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law - Member

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

278 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

220 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2010 - Appellate Practice

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

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Phoenix (2014)
  • Appellate Practice, Phoenix (2013)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Phoenix (2012)
  • Appellate Practice, Phoenix (2010)

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

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice

Special Focus

  • Accounting
  • Advocacy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Arbitration
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Complex Litigation
  • Constitutional
  • Contract Disputes
  • Defamation
  • Defendants
  • Election
  • Federal
  • First Amendment
  • Free Speech
  • Gaming
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Media
  • Mediation
  • Native American Affairs
  • Trade Secrets
  • Unfair Trade Practices

Awards:

  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007 - 2013
  • Listed in The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, 2005 - 2009
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America’s Leading Commercial Litigation Lawyers," 2003 - 2014
  • "Arizona Press Club Distinguished Service Award," 1984
  • "Arizona Civil Liberties Union Libertarian of the Year Award," 1985
  • "Jewish National Fund Tree of Life Award," 1986
  • Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest "Public Interest Law Award," 1989
  • Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education "Walter E. Craig Distinguished Service Award," 2004
  • American Jewish Committee "Judge Learned Hand Award," 2007
  • "Burton Award for Legal Writing," 2008
  • Maricopa County Bar of Association "Hall of Fame," 2009
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow, 2010
  • Arizona Advocacy Network "Defender of Democracy Award," 2011
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals "John P. Frank Award," 2011
  • Listed in Benchmark Litigation’s Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys as a "Local Litigation Star" in Antitrust and Commercial Litigation

Other Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

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