9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Honors and Awards
Law Clerk, Arizona Supreme Court
Order of the Coif (graduated in top ten percent of law school class)
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, magna cum laude, 1992.
Note and Comment Editor, Arizona State Law Journal
B.S., magna cum laude, Arizona State University, 1988.
Past Presenter at Lorman Building Codes Seminar
Frequent Lecturer at State Bar of Arizona Professionalism Class
Past Presenter at Maricopa County Bar Association
CLE Program on Construction and Surety Law
Hank is a 1992 graduate, magna cum laude, of the Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law at Arizona State, where he graduated Order of the Coif. While in law school, Hank served as a Note and Comment Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal. Hank maintains an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell legal rating service in the areas of construction and surety law. Hank is also the past President of the Maricopa County Bar Association Construction Section.
Hank’s practice focuses on all aspects of construction law, including litigation, contract drafting, and counseling. He has successfully represented clients in lengthy trials involving complex construction claims and before the Arizona Registrar of Contractors. Hank has drafted contracts for commercial and construction clients. Hank also regularly counsels clients on issues relating to payment, including application of Arizona’s prompt-pay act.
Hank also assists clients with real estate and commercial litigation matters, including title insurance claims and business disputes. Hank has experience representing institutional clients in trade secret and intellectual property matters. He also counsels clients regularly on business formation and governance issues, as well as contract compliance.
Hank has litigated before the Arizona Court of Appeals on many occasions and has successfully prosecuted appeals and special actions before that court.