Sacks Tierney P.A.

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André H. Merrett

André Merrett is an AV-Preeminent® rated attorney and multi-year Super Lawyers selectee in commercial litigation.

Mr. Merrett handles cases involving a wide variety of claims, including complex commercial disputes; franchise disputes; director and officer liability; privately held corporation and partnership disputes; trademark infringement disputes; trade secrets and unfair competition, non-competition and non-solicitation disputes; commercial real estate disputes; challenges to the constitutionality of state statutes, and the defense of public officials.

Practice Area

Civil Litigation

Honors and Awards

AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Super Lawyers (Commercial Litigation), 2013-2017

“Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona,” Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education, 2012

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association

Arizona Court of Appeals Appellate Pro Bono Pilot Program: Volunteer Attorney, 2011-present

State Bar of Arizona: Fee Arbitration Committee, 2008-2010

Scottsdale Bar Association

Published Decisions

Waltner v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., 297 P.3d 176 (App. 2013)

Farmers Bank of Missouri v. Erpelding, 555 N.W.2d 222 (Iowa 1996)

Court and Bar Admissions

State Bar of Arizona, 2001

U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2001

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona, 1999

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1999

U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1997

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 1994

Iowa State Bar Association, 1994 (inactive)


“Employment Law Tapas: Defend Trade Secrets Act,” Association of Corporate Counsel, 2016


“The Cadaveric Organ Donor Act and Living Organ Donor Act” (co-author), University of Iowa, College of Law Journal of Corporation Law, Vol. 18, No. 3, Spring 1993


University of Iowa, J.D., 1994: Chairperson, University of Iowa College of Law Moot Court Board; Class Agent

University of Northern Iowa, B.A., 1989

Community Leadership

Recreation Association of Madison Meadows – Simis (RAMMS): Member, Board of Directors


Des Moines, Iowa