Jim Condo is a highly accomplished lawyer who has been recognized by his peers as one of the finest trial attorneys in Arizona. He focuses his practice on high-profile "bet-the-company" litigation in the professional liability, product liability and business enterprise dispute arenas.
Jim is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, the most prestigious society of trial lawyers in the United States and Canada, with membership limited to the top 1% of lawyers in the country. Among his other accomplishments, Jim also is listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in four categories, including recognition as a two-time Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants (2018 and 2021). In addition, Jim is recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business® and in 2017 was ranked by Southwest Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Business Litigation lawyers in Arizona.
The breadth of Jim's experience is represented by the diversity of his clients that have included AmLaw 200 law firms and lawyers, a professional sports team, a generic drug manufacturer and a major medical device manufacturer. He also serves as a mediator and arbitrator, and has served in the past as a volunteer judge pro tempore for the Maricopa County Superior Court.
Boston College Law School, Newton, MA (J.D., cum laude, 1979)
Managing Editor, Boston College Law Review (1978-1979)
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA (B.S., Business and Economics, with honors, 1974)
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Member, Arizona State Committee (2018-2021)
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America™
"Damages: It's All About the Money," American College of Trial Lawyers (May 10, 2019)
"Innovative Trial Preparation and Presentation," American College of Trial Lawyers (April 22, 2016)
"Escape from the Briar Patch Between Discovery and Trial," American College of Trial Lawyers (May 15, 2015)
The Best Lawyers in America®, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants (2003-2021)
Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants (2018,2021)
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Litigation: General Commercial (2003-2020)
Southwest Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation (2007-2020)
Top 50 in Arizona (2017)
Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star – Arizona, Product Liability, General Commercial (2013-2018)
Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, AZ Business Magazine (2018)
Product Liability Defense Lawyer of the Year in Arizona, Corporate Intl Magazine (2013)
Ranking Arizona: The Best of Arizona Attorneys, Commercial Litigation (2010-2011)
Habitat for Humanity 2020 Equitable Development Forum, Panel Moderator, “Preservation and Production of Equitable Housing (2020)
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Arizona Chapter, Town Hall with Family Court Presiding Judge Bruce Cohen, Discussion Leader (2019)