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Michael Pruitt   joined  the firm in 1989 and is a shareholder and member of the Executive Committee at JacksonWhite. Mike practices in the area of labor and employment law, commercial litigation, real estate litigation and government regulation. He focuses in assisting businesses and individuals in all phases of employment law and regulation. 


Bar Admissions: Mike was admitted to practice in the State of Arizona in January 1988. Mike is licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Education and Honors: Mike earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Brigham Young University in 1984. He then attended the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University where he graduated in 1987. During this time, Mike served as editor of the Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law.
Mike was named to the SuperLawyer list as a prominent attorney for 2013, 2014 and 2015. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in Arizona are selected for this honor annually.


Professional Activities and Experience: Prior to joining the firm, Mike served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable William E. Eubank of the Arizona Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Arizona State Bar Labor and Employment Section, the Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA), the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), and the American Association for Justice. Mike has received an AV rating, the highest offered by Martindale-Hubbell’s© peer review rating service.


Practice areas


  1. Discrimination: 50%
  2. Employment: 50%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Anthony H Misseldine

    Mike Pruitt is an excellent attorney. He takes the time to understand his cases and follows through to make sure that his clients are well represented.


    Anthony Misseldine Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Eric M Jackson

    Mr. Pruitt has been an integral part of our firm, JacksonWhite, since it was created. He has helped to build this firm and has been able to do so due to the successes he has seen in his own practice area. He has worked hard to create a name for himself and become one of the top Employment law attorneys in the state. I endorse this lawyer.


    Eric Jackson Real estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

JacksonWhite P.C. - Peoria Office

7972 West Thunderbird Road
Ste 105
Peoria, AZ, 85381



AZActive 198807/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of ArizonaMemberN/A
Arizona State Bar Labor and Employment SectionMemberN/A
Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA)MemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)MemeberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
JacksonWhite Resource GuidesNavigating the Intersection of Healthcare & Employment2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Brigham Young UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1984