Mark M. Deatherage

"I have the utmost respect for Mark Deatherage. His expertise, attentiveness, guidance, and level of integrity is invaluable."
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Mark M. Deatherage


Mark has been representing business and individual clients in commercial litigation for 28 years.  He has experience and expertise in a wide variety of commercial cases, and enjoys rolling up his sleeves and learning the details of his clients’ businesses so he can better represent them. Mark believes that the primary purpose of litigation should be to strategically position the client to leverage a highly favorable settlement. When a case can’t settle, he brings extensive trial experience to bear, having successfully tried cases before judges and juries throughout Arizona and in other states. Mark views handling a lawsuit as a partnership with the client, working together to develop and present the case in a cost-effective and persuasive manner.

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  • University of Kansas
    J.D., 1985
    Order of the Coif
    Articles Editor, Law Review
  • University of Iowa
    B.A., Economics, 1980