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Michael R Pruitt

Employment and labor Attorney at Mesa, AZ

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 1988
    Status
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About Michael

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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 on 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, the United States Supreme Court 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. For the past 10 years (2013-2023), Mr. Pruitt has been recognized as a Super Lawyer, a testament to his unwavering commitment to providing outstanding legal representation. No more than 5 percent of lawyers in Arizona are selected for this honor annually. Additionally, Mike is featured in the 24th & 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of employment law, an honor that less than 5 percent of private practice attorneys nationally receive. 

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.

Memberships: Mike is currently a member of the Arizona State Bar Labor and Employment Section, Association of Wage and Hour Attorneys, American Association for Justice, Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA), and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Location

JacksonWhite P.C.
40 North Center Street Suite 200
Mesa, AZ, 85201
JacksonWhite Law
5635 N. Scottsdale Rd
Ste 170
Scottsdale, AZ, 85250
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Posted by Kate | January 14, 2011
Amazing Attorney & Outstanding Results!
Mike Pruitt and the Employment team at JacksonWhite represented me when I was wrongfully terminated. He got me an incredible settlement in a very short amount of time. It is easy to see why he has such a great reputation in Arizona. Highly Recommended!

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Education

  • Brigham Young University - J. Reuben Clark Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Brigham Young University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1984

Associations

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
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  • Arizona State Bar Labor and Employment Section
  • Member
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  • Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA)
  • Member
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  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Memeber
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  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • SuperLawyers
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • AIOLC 2016 10 Best Labor & Employment Attorney
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • 2016
  • SuperLawyers
  • Super Lawyer
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
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Employment and labor Attorney | Jun 15
Relationship: Co-worker
"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."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"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."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 23
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mr. Pruitt is professional, courteous, and understanding with each client. He is able to gain the trust of each client because they know he is on their side and is fighting to help them. I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mr. Pruitt is an excellent attorney. He is the kind of Employment Law attorney that I would trust for any friends or family. He has great character and is a talented attorney. I highly endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have had the pleasure of working with Mike for many years and am always impressed by his dedication to his clients. I see people come in to see Mike at an extremely difficult and sensitive time and he is able to help them with the compassion and tenacity necessary. I endorse this lawyer."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 19
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is a leader in his practice area for a good reason. He is hard-working, knowledgeable, and dedicated to the service of his clients."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike has a combination of talent, experience, and work ethic that is not easily replicated. He is a phenomenal employment law attorney."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is well known in his field for being a fair and hard-working attorney. His many years of experience give him the knowledge and understanding to guide his clients through a difficult situation."
Employment and labor Attorney | Mar 09
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mike is one of the hardest working attorneys I know. His experience and attention to detail make him a very talented Employment Law attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have worked with Mike Pruitt for the past ten years and have seen him work with diligence and respect for each case. He is a hard working attorney that has always looked out for his clients' best interest."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 21
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Mike Pruitt is an exceptional attorney with the ability to pinpoint and discern key issues from complicated circumstances. Mike works hard on every issue he handles and still takes time to communicate effectively with clients and opponents."
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Mesa Employment and labor Lawyer Michael R Pruitt
Michael R Pruitt
Employment and labor Attorney
Mesa, AZ
Licensed for 36 years