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Paul F Eckstein

Paul F Eckstein

Practice areas:

Antitrust & Trade Law, Election Campaigns & Political Law, Appeals, Business, Litigation

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1965

  1. Litigation: 20%
  2. Business: 20%
  3. Appeals: 20%
  4. Election Campaigns & Political Law: 20%
  5. Antitrust & Trade Law: 20%

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Contact Info

Perkins Coie

2901 N. Central Avenue
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ, 85012-2740



AZActive 196505/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Phoenix Appellate Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2010
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2010
ListedSouthwest Super Lawyers2010
ListedInternational Who’s Who of Business Lawyers2009
ListedBest Lawyers in America2009
Hall of FameMaricopa County Bar Association2009
ListedSouthwest Super Lawyers2009
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2009
ListedInternational Who’s Who of Business Lawyers2008
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2008
ListedBest Lawyers in America2008
Award for Legal WritingBurton Awards for Legal Achievement2008
ListedSouthwest Super Lawyers2008
ListedBest Lawyers in America2007
Learned Hand AwardAmerican Jewish Committee2007
ListedInternational Who’s Who of Business Lawyers2007
ListedSouthwest Super Lawyers2007
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2007
ListedBest Lawyers in America2006
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2006
ListedInternational Who’s Who of Business Lawyers2006
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2005
ListedInternational Who’s Who of Business Lawyers2005
ListedBest Lawyers in America2005
Walter E. Craig Distinguished Service AwardArizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education2004
ListedBest Lawyers in America2004
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2004
America’s Leading Commercial Litigation LawyersChambers USA2003
ListedBest Lawyers in America2003
ListedBest Lawyers in America2002
ListedBest Lawyers in America2001
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ListedBest Lawyers in America1994
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ListedBest Lawyers in America1992
ListedBest Lawyers in America1991
ListedBest Lawyers in America1990
Public Interest Law AwardArizona Center for Law in the Public Interest1989
ListedBest Lawyers in America1989
ListedBest Lawyers in America1988
ListedBest Lawyers in America1987
ListedBest Lawyers in America1986
Tree of Life AwardJewish National Fund1986
ListedBest Lawyers in America1985
Libertarian of the Year AwardArizona Civil Liberties Union1985
ListedBest Lawyers in America1984
Distinguished Service AwardArizona Press Club1984
ListedBest Lawyers in America1983
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Arizona Town HallBoard of Directors2002 - 2006
Pomona College, Presidential Search CommitteeChair2002 - 2003
Morrison Institute for Public PolicyBoard Member2001 - 2005
National Board of Directors, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under LawMember2000 - Present
Ninth Circuit Judicial ConferenceLawyer Representative2000 - 2002
Rhodes Scholarships, Arizona Selection CommitteeMember1998 - 2002
Rhodes Scholarships, Region VIII Selection CommitteeChair1996 - 1997
Phoenix Children’s HospitalChair1996 - 1997
Arizona State University Law SocietyPresident1991 - 1992
Pomona College, Presidential Search CommitteeChair1990 - 1991
Rhodes Scholarships, Arizona Selection CommitteeChair1989 - 1995
Phoenix Children’s HospitalBoard of Directors1983 - 2005
Pomona CollegeBoard of Trustees1983 - Present
Arizona Center for Law in the Public InterestPresident1980 - 1982
Arizona State University Law SocietyBoard of Directors1978 - Present
Arizona Center for Law in the Public InterestBoard of Directors1974 - 1983


Publication NameTitleDate
Litigation"Musings on Redistricting Litigation"2007
Arizona State Law Journal"Remarks in Response to Vice Chief Justice McGregor’s Presentation Entitled Recent Developments in Arizona State Constitutional Law"2003
Litigation"Getting Scientific Evidence Admitted: The Daubert Hearing"1998
Litigation"Can Products Liability Cases be Secret?"1994
Litigation"The Impeachment of Evan Mecham"1990


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolN/ALL.B - Bachelor of Laws1965
Pomona College (Claremont)N/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1962

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Arizona Election LawPolitical Parties, Attorneys, and Election Day Operations2010
Federal Election Laws and Campaign Finance Reform: Free Speech, Soft Money, Hard ChoicesPublic Financing of Federal Election Campaigns: Problem or Panacea?2001