Bradley Pollock is a member of Snell & Wilmer’s commercial litigation practice group. Brad’s practice includes complex commercial, financial services, environmental, and insurance litigation. Having worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Environmental Enforcement Section, in the banking and mortgage industry, and for a utility company, Brad gained valuable experience that provides him a unique insight, which he leverages in his legal practice.
Brad’s financial services litigation focuses on the defense of regional and national banks and mortgage lenders. He represents clients in matters involving claims of wrongful foreclosure, consumer fraud, demand deposit account disputes, check fraud, regulatory compliance, garnishments, and claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), the Uniform Fiduciary Act (UFA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). Brad leverages his past pre-law experience working for a large national bank and in the mortgage industry with his first-hand knowledge of loan originations and lending practices to assist his clients.
Brad’s environmental experience includes the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Underground Injection Control (UIC) program, the Arizona Aquifer Protection Permit (APP) program, Arizona Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (AZPDES), 401 Certification under the CWA, and underground storage tank (UST) violations.
Brad’s insurance litigation focuses on representing insureds in connection with coverage disputes involving D&O claims, property loss claims, bodily injury claims, and long-tail environmental claims.
Defended national mortgage lenders and servicers in federal and state court litigation against claims of wrongful foreclosure, breach of contract, quiet title, and FCRA
Defended national bank against multiple claims of conversion and aiding and abetting stemming from third-party deposits
Represented national bank in case involving search and seizure warrants stemming from criminal and civil actions brought by the state attorney general against a bank client
Represented international pharmaceutical company in collection of defense and liability coverage from multiple insurers under previously agreed to cost sharing agreement
Represented metal casting company in insurance recovery for defense costs from litigation related to alleged environmental contamination of groundwater
Represented retailer in dispute of denial of insurance coverage for losses from thefts occurring in multiple states
Represented a father before the Arizona Court of Appeals on appeal from a probate court decision directing the disposition of his adult son’s remains based on previously unsettled statutory law
Represented local automotive service company against frivolous dog bite claim
Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, represented a state agency in defending environmental water permits that were issued to large mining operations throughout the state against appeals brought by parties other than the permittee
Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, advised a state agency concerning water rulemakings and the assumption of federally delegated programs
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
Order of the Coif
Business Manager, Arizona Law Review
Environmental Law Society, Vice President
Business Law Society, Secretary
St. Ambrose University (B.A., Business Administration, summa cum laude, 2011)
Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
"Last Rites for Clean Elections," Co-Author, Case Note, 56 Ariz. L. Rev. 1243 (Winter 2014)
Maricopa Economic Development Alliance, Special Counsel (2019-Present)
Arizona Court of Appeals, Division I, Law Clerk for The Hon. James Morse (2017-2018)
Arizona Attorney General, Environmental Enforcement Section, Assistant Attorney General (2016-2017)
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, Judicial Extern for The Hon. D. Thomas Ferraro (2015)
Air Force Judge Advocate General, Intern (2015)
Arizona Attorney General, Office of the Solicitor General, Summer Intern (2014)