A Half Century of Service
to Our Clients and Our Community
Since our founding in 1960, the Arizona law firm of Sacks
Tierney has resolved our
problems with a
combination of talent,
creativity, professionalism and
Our 29 skilled
Super Lawyers® selectees, 10 Best Lawyers® picks, and 16 Martindale-Hubbell A-V®
Sacks Tierney offers sophisticated
services for public and private companies and Arizona individuals
Read about the firm's founding and growth
Tierney has a half-century tradition of community
article archive contains practical
information on a variety of legal topics.
Valuable Legal Services
Sacks Tierney serves Arizona
businesses and entrepreneurs in
such areas as commercial litigation, construction, creditors' rights in
bankruptcy, loan workouts, real estate law,
business transactions, taxation and
To this core of
legal services Sacks Tierney has
added an array of niche
practices in Indian law, banking law, commercial and public finance, healthcare law,
water and natural resources, private and public school law, and
intellectual property law.
meet our clients' needs for
personal legal services, we
offer valuable expertise in
estate planning, probate, guardianship and conservatorship, criminal
defense and family law.
tradition is excellence. Sacks
Tierney is privileged to have
among its attorneys those who
have reached the height of
professional excellence and are
recognized for the highest
levels of skill and integrity.
We have been uncompromising in
our search for the highest
caliber legal talent,
solidifying our investment in
our future and our clients'
Sacks Tierney is
an ideal law firm for
individuals, entrepreneurs and
corporate decision-makers who
value excellence in legal skill
and responsiveness and who
respect our firm-wide values of:
effectiveness and unyielding
addressing our clients'
challenges and goals;
honesty, integrity and
respect for the individual;
creativity and innovation;
performance that exceeds
a refusal to sacrifice
quality for financial gain.
member of the distinguished
international law firm
Meritas™, we offer the
worldwide breadth of knowledge that is normally found only in the largest
international firms. Meritas is an integrated, non-profit alliance of more than
170 independent commercial law firms located in over 60 countries. Meritas firms
are pre-selected for quality, receive peer review and, like Sacks Tierney, are
committed to providing responsive and cost-effective service.
Meaker Elected to County Bar Board
Matt Meaker has been elected to a two-year term on the Maricopa County Bar
Association board of directors. He currently chairs the Bar's Litigation
an Effective ADR Clause
David Tierney's outline for his November 4
presentation at the State Bar Construction Law Section meeting.
In Orca v. Noder, the Arizona Court of Appeals reaffirms that
restrictive covenants in an employment agreement must be narrowly tailored to
protect only the company’s legitimate business interests.
Planning Concepts in Light of the American Taxpayer Relief Act
Phoebe Moffatt's October 11 State Bar CLE presentation provides a
cutting-edge look at estate planning in the wake of the 2013 federal law.
Corporate Attorney. We wish to attract a corporate attorney who has
six-plus years of experience and desires to expand his or her practice.
Business and Real Estate Attorney. We seek
applicants with at least four years of practice experience in Corporate Law,
Business Transactions or Real Estate law.
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Best Law Firms®: Sacks Tierney earns a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial
Litigation, Healthcare Law and Construction Litigation for 2014.
Super Lawyers®: Sacks Tierney 2013 selectees are
Sharon Shively and
David Tierney ...
selectees are Bryan Gottfredson and
Best Lawyers in America®: