Sacks Tierney P.A.

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A Half Century of Service to Our Clients and Our Community


Since our founding in 1960, the Arizona law firm of Sacks Tierney has resolved our clients' legal problems with a combination of talent, creativity, professionalism and integrity.

Our 29 skilled attorneys include eight Super Lawyers® selectees, 10 Best Lawyers picks, and 17 Martindale-Hubbell A-V ratings.

Sacks Tierney offers sophisticated legal services for public and private companies and Arizona individuals and families.

Firm History: Read about the firm's founding and growth

Sacks Tierney has a half-century tradition of community leadership.

Our article archive contains practical information on a variety of legal topics.

 
   

Valuable Legal Services

Sacks Tierney serves Arizona businesses and entrepreneurs in such areas as commercial litigation, construction, loan workouts, real estate law, business transactions, taxation, bankruptcy and employment law.

To this core of legal services Sacks Tierney has added an array of niche practices in Indian law, banking law, commercial and public finance, healthcare law, water and natural resources, private and public school law, and intellectual property law.

To meet our clients' needs for personal legal services, we offer valuable expertise in estate planning, probate, guardianship and conservatorship, criminal defense and family law.

Top Attorneys

Our tradition is excellence. Sacks Tierney is privileged to have among its attorneys those who have reached the height of professional excellence and are recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity. We have been uncompromising in our search for the highest caliber legal talent, solidifying our investment in our future and our clients' well-being.

Solid Values

Sacks Tierney is an ideal law firm for individuals, entrepreneurs and corporate decision-makers who value excellence in legal skill and responsiveness and who respect our firm-wide values of:

  • effectiveness and unyielding professionalism in addressing our clients' challenges and goals;

  • honesty, integrity and trust;

  • respect for the individual;

  • creativity and innovation;

  • performance that exceeds expectations; and

  • a refusal to sacrifice quality for financial gain.

Global Resources

As a member of the distinguished international law firm consortium Meritas™, we offer the worldwide breadth of knowledge that is normally found only in the largest international firms. Meritas is an integrated, non-profit alliance of more than 170 independent commercial law firms located in over 60 countries. Meritas firms are pre-selected for quality, receive peer review and, like Sacks Tierney, are committed to providing responsive and cost-effective service.

 SACKS TIERNEY NEWS

COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

Ryan House chairman
Matt Winter speaks at the charity's 2014 Community Breakfast at the Arizona Biltmore. The event attracted nearly 500 supporters. More about Ryan House)

 
EMPLOYMENT LAW

Helen Holden

 

Matt Meaker

 

U.S. Department of Labor Offers Incentives to Self-Report Worker Misclassification

Article by Helen Holden and Matt Meaker

FIRM GROWTH

Allyson Teply

 

Allyson Teply

An Arizona native, our newest attorney provides coordinated estate planning and business planning services and is passionate about animal rescue and care.

CONSTRUCTION LAW

ASA

 

The American Subcontractors Association of Arizona has named Sacks Tierney its "2013-14 Outstanding Associate Member Firm."

HONORS AND AWARDS

Judy Dworkin

 

Judy Dworkin: Newly Named Fellow of the American Bar Foundation

Sacks Tierney's managing shareholder joins colleagues David Tierney and Patty Ferguson among the fewer than 150 Arizona attorneys accepted. About the Foundation.

EQUITY FINANCE

Matt Winter

 

Crowdfunding Signals a New Era in Equity Investment

Matt Winter discusses new opportunities for closely held companies to solicit investment from the general public.

EMPLOYMENT LAW
ESTATE PLANNING

Phoebe Moffatt

 

Advanced Planning Concepts in Light of the American Taxpayer Relief Act

Phoebe Moffatt's October 11 State Bar CLE presentation provides a cutting-edge look at estate planning in the wake of the 2013 federal law.

PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Sacks Tierney is seeking attorneys, in a broad range of practice areas, who have more than five years of practice experience and a desire to expand their practice. Strong academic credentials are required.

Attorneys are invited to send a résumé and cover letter to jobs@sackstierney.com or send a confidential fax to our Recruiting Coordinator at 480-425-4945.

For more information, visit our Opportunities page.

PEER RECOGNITION

Best Law Firms®: Sacks Tierney earns a Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation, Healthcare Law and Construction Litigation for 2014.

Super Lawyers®: Sacks Tierney 2014 selectees are Steve Benson, Judy Dworkin, Andre Merrett, Phoebe Moffatt, Sharon Shively and David Tierney ... Rising Starssm selectees are Bryan Gottfredson and Matt Meaker.

Best Lawyers in America®: Steve Benson, Judy Dworkin, Steve Goldstein, Rob Kimball, John Hanson, Jeff Leonard, Phoebe Moffatt, Mike Rooney, Sharon Shively, David Tierney.

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