Michael J. Harris practices in the areas of civil litigation, including real estate disputes and commercial and residential landlord/tenant matters, and homeowner association law, which encompasses CC&R enforcement, debt collection, and HOA governance.
Michael earned his law degree at the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, where his achievements included Arizona Law Review, Dean’s List (all semesters) and the CALI Award for the Highest Grade in Class (Copyright Law).
Before joining Sacks Tierney, Michael served as a Deputy County Attorney in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.
J.D., James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona 2014: Arizona Law Review; Dean’s List (all semesters); CALI Award for Highest Grade in Class (Copyright Law); Francis J. Ryley Scholarship
B.A., Emory University 2011
Active 20-30 Club of Phoenix
Bar & Court Admissions
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona 2015
Judicial Clerk, Hon. Frank R. Zapata, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona 2014
Law Clerk, Office of the City Attorney (Civil Division), Scottsdale, Arizona 2013
Law Clerk, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office (Special Crimes Bureau) 2012
Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™: Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation (2022-present)