Business Litigation and Transactions Practice
Patrick Stanley has extensive experience in a variety commercial litigation and transaction matters. Recent areas of emphasis include matters involving business acquisitions and sales, corporate governance, director and officer liability, real estate contracts and leases, estate and trust litigation, trade secret litigation, non-compete and anti-solicitation agreements, employment law, director and officer liability, fraud, receiverships, estate planning, and business valuation.
Mr. Stanley has extensive experience assisting doctors, practice groups, and healthcare-related businesses meet their legal needs. He advises healthcare professionals and organizations throughout every step of their career.
Starting a Practice
- Business Planning and Formation
- Healthcare Transactions and Acquisitions
- Contract Negotiation
- Employee Relations
- Regulatory Compliance and Audits
- Business and Personal Litigation and Arbitration
- Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Disputes
- Estate Planning
- Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts
- Powers of Attorney
Retirement and Winding Down
- Practice Transitions
- Business Dissolution/Partnership Disputes
- Probate and Trust Administration
- Disability Insurance and Insurance Bad Faith
Recognition and Awards
Mr. Stanley has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest possible rating in both ability and ethical standards, as determined through a rigorous peer review process. He has also achieved a ranking of “Superb” on the Avvo legal directory, which is based on input from colleagues and former clients. Arizona Business Magazine has recognized Mr. Stanley as one of the “Best of Arizona” in the areas of Healthcare, Benefits, and Insurance. Mr. Stanley was also recently named one of the Top 40 Under 40 litigation attorneys in Arizona by the American Society of Legal Advocates. Mr. Stanley is also a practiced litigator with extensive experience in state and federal courts, as well as arbitration proceedings.
Education and Admissions
Mr. Stanley graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and is admitted to practice before all state courts in Arizona and Florida. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and the Southern and Northern Districts of Florida, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Additionally, Mr. Stanley has been admitted pro hac vice in courts in New Mexico, California and Alaska.