Creighton Dixon primarily advises clients in three areas: construction law, water law, and commercial litigation.
His construction practice includes advising owners and contractors as it relates to contract negotiations, licensing concerns with Arizona’s Registrar of Contractors (ROC), the Prompt Pay Act, and disputes between the parties, including mechanics’ and materialmen’s liens.
His water practice includes helping clients in various industries, ranging from developers to mines, with issues relating to water rights, supply, and transfer.
Finally, he advises clients with their commercial litigation concerns. This includes representing clients during pretrial litigation (for example, during depositions and motion practice) and through trial. He also advises clients through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or binding arbitration.
Advised owner on construction law issues relating to construction of approximately $1 billion semiconductor manufacturing facility and related projects. Worked directly with business and construction teams on issues including COVID-19, delay claims, and payment terms, as well as providing training on contract interpretation and enforcement.
Advised general contractor during dispute with its subcontractor over subcontractor’s installation of parking lot surfacing.
Advised charter school owner in dispute with general contractor over workmanship concerns.
Defended car manufacturer in trial against consumer warranty claim.
Advised client on contractor licensure issues related to acquisition of Arizona company.
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2016)
Case Note Editor, Arizona Law Review
CALI Awards: Legal Process, Analysis, and Writing (2014); Water Law (2015)
Research Assistant for Professors Robert Glennon and Sergio Puig
Student Bar Association
Boston College (B.A., Political Science and Communications, cum laude, 2013)
Order of the Cross and Crown
Henry J. McMahon Award
Research Assistant for Prof. Gerald Easter, Boston College Political Science Department
Arizona State Bar Construction Section, Executive Council
Young Lawyer Representative (2020-2021)
Maricopa County Bar Association, Environmental & Natural Resources Section