Jerry D. Worsham II

Senior Member
Phone: 602-322-4040

Practice Areas

Environmental/Natural Resources Development, Real Estate, Litigation, Government Relations


Real Estate, Energy, Agriculture, Banking, Manufacturing, Mining, Real Estate Development, Retail, Shopping Centers

Representative Experience

Jerry D. Worsham II is a shareholder with the firm.  Mr. Worsham has an extensive practice in environmental compliance and litigation, natural resource development.  His experience includes:  approvals and permits for natural resource development; litigation defense on numerous cases involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA); Climate Change including comment on issues and regulation development; compliance with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); civil and criminal liability defense on environmental matters; ASTM Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments coordination; emergency incident responses; Prospective Purchaser Agreement negotiations; creation of Conservation Easements; and due diligence associated with mergers, acquisitions and initial public offerings.  Mr. Worsham reviews and comments on federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations on a regular basis and represents clients before federal and state environmental agencies.

Publications & Presentations


Associations & Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Governor's Mining Advisory Council, Board Member
  • Barrow Neurological Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • Lou Grubb Friends' Fore Golf & Gala 2016 committee member

Awards & Recognition

  • Who's Who Top Lawyer, 2015
  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Arizona Finest Lawyer 2014 - 2015
  • Recognized "Environmental Specialist" by the New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization, 2000 - present
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, 2017

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • District of Columbia Bar

Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 1994
  • US District Court of Arizona, 1995
  • New Mexico, US District Court of New Mexico, 1989
  • District of Columbia, 1994
  • Texas, 1996


  • University of Denver, (J.D., 1988)
  • Pepperdine University, (M.B.A., 1982)
  • Cornell College, (B.S.S., 1978)