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Jared L. Sutton

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Jared applies his keen analytical skills to successfully represent his clients in a broad range of matters and industries.

Jared Sutton is a partner in the firm's Litigation Practice Group. Since joining the firm in the fall of 2012, Jared has developed a diverse practice litigating real estate, corporate, construction, general contract, and insurance disputes (including coverage issues, agent disputes, and class actions). Jared practices primarily in trial courts, but is also growing an appellate practice in which he has drafted and assisted with numerous appellate briefs and second-chaired appeals in state and federal appellate courts. Drawing on his experience before law school as a procurement clerk for the Department of Army, Jared also helps clients navigate the process for protesting and appealing state and federal procurement decisions.

More About Jared L. Sutton

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2011
  • B. C. J., New Mexico State University, 2007
  • B.A., New Mexico State University, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2011

Court Admissions

  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Community

  • Young Constructors Forum Associated General Contractors Arizona Chapter
  • Morris Institute of Justice, Board Member

Representative Matters

  • Prevented wrongful foreclosure sale on summary judgment where property owner was prepared to pay off loan and lender refused to release lien on property if loan was paid in full. Successfully appealed enforceability of late fee against borrower, resulting in published Arizona Supreme Court opinion regarding the enforceability of percentage-based liquidated damages.
  • Successfully challenged on summary judgment purported reversionary interest that would have transferred title of client’s property back to seller upon annexation to a township. Result upheld on appeal.
  • Eliminated on appeal a $1 million punitive damage award against insurer for lack of sufficient evidence.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Best Lawyers in America, Commercial Litigation, 2021
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Rising Star, General Litigation, 2016-2021
  • Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition, Writer and of counsel on ASU’s team, 2011
  • Pedrick Scholar and Berch Scholar
  • John S. Armstrong Outstanding Graduate Award
  • ASU Civil Justice Clinic, Student attorney before Arizona Court of Appeals, Public policy matters and unemployment insurance
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Executive Managing Editor

Clerkships

  • Arizona Supreme Court

Publications

Events

  • Co-presenter, "General Contract and Employment Law," NAWBO Phoenix Chapter Mentorship Program, March 2016 and April 2017

  • Panelist, Arizona State Law Journal Centennial Celebration CLE, February 2012

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