Patrick Stanley is a trial lawyer with extensive experience in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration proceedings. He has substantial experience in motion practice, appellate practice, jury and bench trial, arbitration and injunctive relief. He is particularly experienced in litigation relating to first-party insurance bad faith, disability insurance litigation, director and officer liability, professional liability, transportation, breach of contract, trade secrets, unfair competition, real estate, and healthcare.
Mr. Stanley also has extensive litigation and industry experience in transportation law. He has represented motor carriers, freight brokers, and third-party logistics providers in the defense of freight claims, in actions to recover unpaid freight charges, and in regulatory compliance matters. Prior to law school, he worked for an international third-party logistics provider, coordinating freight logistics throughout the United States and Canada. Mr. Stanley also assisted with preparation and publication of the landmark book, Transportation, Logistics and the Law.
In addition to his litigation background, Mr. Stanley also assists with the practice management needs of healthcare professionals. He provides consultation and representation in regulatory compliance matters, non-compete and anti-solicitation agreements, disability claim advice, employment contracts, personnel and human resources issues, employee disciplinary actions, independent contractor and managed care agreements, state licensure issues and collections.
Mr. Stanley is admitted to practice in state court in Arizona and Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Districts of Arizona and the Southern and Northern Districts of Florida. He has also been admitted pro hac vice in United States District Courts in California and Alaska. Mr. Stanley received his B.A. in History from the University of Kansas and earned his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Arizona. Since then, in addition to his busy practice, Mr. Stanley has authored or co-authored articles on a number of topics relating to both disability insurance and transportation law.
Mr. Stanley can be reached at (480) 998-7800 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2002||01/11/2016|
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|Top 40 Lawyers Under 40||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|Top Attorney - Employee Benefits and Insurance||Arizona Business Magazine||2014|
|Top Attorney - Healthcare||Arizona Business Magazine||2013|
|AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Best of Arizona: Health Care Law||Ranking Arizona||2011|
|Best of Arizona: Commercial Litigation||Ranking Arizona||2011|
|Member||Comitz | Beethe||2010 - Present|
|Associate||Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint Pc||2005 - 2010|
|Associate||Roberts and Associates||2002 - 2005|
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|Scottsdale Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Arizona Trucking Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Maricopa County Bar Association||Member||2005 - Present|
|Shepard v. Hewitt CV 10-0334||Jury verdict for client affirmed on appeal|
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|AOMA Digest||The Importance of Advocacy in the Disability Claim Process||2015|
|Inscriptions||The Injured Dentist||2013|
|Anesthesiology News||Disability Insurance and the Specialized Anesthesiologist||2009|
|Doctor of Dentistry||A Stiff Upper Lip Can Lead To Getting Stiffed By Your Insurer||2008|
|University of Arizona College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of Kansas||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1997|