About Cavanagh


Attorneys with The Cavanagh Law Firm have been recognized for their achievements by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, the Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rating, specialty practice certifications.

THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM was founded in September of 1999 by the core group of 30 attorneys who had been practicing with the 40-year old law firm of O'Connor, Cavanagh, Anderson, Killingsworth and Beshears. This select group of attorneys from a number of practice areas shared a vision of forming a firm that would continue to abide by the principles of hard work, quality, integrity and superior client service espoused by the Firm's namesake, Harry Cavanagh.

THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM is committed to excellence in a number of complementary practice areas. These include antitrust, appellate law, civil litigation, commercial litigation, construction litigation, domestic relations, environmental litigation, ERISA and employee benefits, estate planning and probate, immigration compliance, insurance, labor and employment litigation, medical malpractice, real estate, including foreclosures and workouts, tax planning and litigation. As a group, the attorneys possess a wealth of experience and expertise in their chosen areas of practice. They include bar certified specialists in a variety of practice areas, and a number of firm attorneys have received an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, the highest such rating available to any individual lawyer, and have been named to Chambers USA, Southwest Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America.

THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM serves clients locally and nationally. Attorneys within the firm litigate cases in the state and federal courts on all levels including the Supreme Court of the United States. They represent clients before a variety of administrative authorities at the city, county and state levels. Several of our attorneys are also admitted to practice in states other than Arizona, enabling the Firm to represent clients in a number of venues.

The Firm is a long-time participating member in The Harmonie Group, a national association of insurance risk defense lawyers.

Many recognizable clients are represented by the attorneys of THE CAVANAGH LAW FIRM. Representative clients include:

  • Amerprise Auto & Home Insurance
  • Avis Budget Group Inc.
  • Banner Health Arizona
  • Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, Inc.
  • Best Buy Co., Inc.
  • California Casualty Management Co.
  • Catholic Healthcare West
  • Chase Manhattan Bank, NA
  • Chester's Harley Davidson
  • Colorado Casualty Insurance Co.
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
  • Fidelity National Financial Inc.
  • General Motors Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
  • Karsten Manufacturing Corporation
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Marshall & Isley M&I Bank
  • Mutual Insurance Company of Arizona (MICA)
  • Peabody Western Coal Company
  • Peter Piper, Inc.
  • Scottsdale Insurance Company
  • Shasta Industries, Inc.
  • Shea Homes Limited Partnership
  • Shea Properties Management Company, Inc.
  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • The Macerich Company and the Westcor/Macerich Affiliates
  • The Commercial Insurance Companies
  • Thor Industries, Inc.
  • Thyssenkrup Elevator Corporation
  • Transnation Title Insurance Co.
  • Weingarten Realty Investors
  • Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc.
  • Winnebago Industries, Inc.
  • Wyndham International, Inc.