The Ideal Environment For A
Growing Law Practice

For skilled and motivated attorneys, Sacks Tierney offers a 60-year tradition of peer recognition, performance awards, and the freedom and support you need to maximize practice growth and profitability.

An Attractive Environment

Sacks Tierney is an attractive environment for talented attorneys who seek (a) the economic and intellectual advantages of a sophisticated and varied “big firm” practice and (b) the supportiveness, flexibility, cooperative spirit and personal interaction found in an intimate, collegial setting.

In turn, we seek attorneys who excel in their areas of expertise; have strong academic credentials, references and communication skills; and are highly motivated to become contributing members of a premier law firm.

Peer Recognition

Individual honors and professional recognition in recent years are representative of our tradition for attorney excellence, with 11 Super Lawyers® selectees, 22 listed in The Best Lawyers in America™, and 15 attorneys receiving Martindale-Hubbell's AV Preeminent® rating.

Performance Rewards

Sacks Tierney's compensation system objectively rewards client originations, whether by shareholders or by associates. Over the years, this approach has served to broaden the base of our marketing activity and avoid a vulnerable dependence on one or two dominant rainmakers. Beyond consideration for originations, attorney compensation reflects a combination of productivity and firm-wide profitability. Further, to help you achieve success in client development, we utilize the services of a professional marketing consultant whom we make available for personal coaching and support.

The Freedom To Practice Law

Sacks Tierney's tradition of delegated management and decision-making frees our attorneys to focus their time and energy on serving clients, instead of on unprofitable administrative chores. Day-to-day decisions are made through frequent and effective communication between our managing shareholder and executive director. Intermediate and long-term planning is performed by our executive committee and implemented by administrative staff under the direction of the executive director.

The Support You Need

The leadership, commitment and stability of Sacks Tierney's administrative and legal support staff are at the core of our success. Administrative and financial leadership is provided by our executive director, a Certified Legal Manager who has been in his position since 2001. Human resources, recruiting and technology management functions are handled by full-time professionals in those areas.

The Tools You Need

Recognizing the importance of technology in research, document preparation, time management, billing and communication, Sacks Tierney has a long-standing commitment to ensuring that our attorneys and staff are equipped with current hardware, software, operating systems and communication devices. Under the management of a full-time technology professional, our computer hardware is regularly updated, and the latest versions of key software are implemented as their reliability is confirmed.

Global Resources

Sacks Tierney is the exclusive Phoenix-area member of Meritas, one of the world’s largest and most respected law firm alliances. A member of Meritas since 1990, Sacks Tierney draws on and contributes to the expertise of – and shares opportunities with – 7,600 attorneys in 240 business markets around the globe. Through Meritas, we enjoy profitable referral relationships with our counterparts at other member firms and, as appropriate, work together in meeting clients’ needs.

An Effective, Convenient Workplace

Sacks Tierney's downtown Scottsdale location, at Indian School Road and Drinkwater Boulevard, is convenient for our attorneys, staff and clients. Our spacious, modern, well-planned offices, which occupy the top two floors, generously accommodate our needs for meeting and work space. Our convenient underground parking and easy access to some of Arizona's finest restaurants help make our location an ideal place to grow a more profitable law practice.


Apply by submitting your résumé with cover letter and references via e-mail. A writing sample is required for attorney positions. A résumé package may also be sent to:

Laura Boulanger
4250 N. Drinkwater Blvd., 4th Floor
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Employment Agencies: Please do not send any unsolicited resumes or requests for services to the firm. Agencies must first contact Laura by email ( and describe the prospective candidate’s background without revealing the candidate’s name. In no event should any resume be forwarded to Sacks Tierney without the prior approval of the HR Director. Any resume received without prior approval will be considered an “unsolicited resume” and no fee will be paid to the agency. Thank you in advance for following our process.

Sacks Tierney P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer