Jeff Pyburn Personal Injury Attorney

Jeffrey T. Pyburn


Jeff practices in the area of civil litigation, representing large insurance companies, universities, major vehicle manufacturers, professional sports teams, product manufacturers and international corporations in a wide array of cases.

He also represents seriously injured parties and has secured multi-million dollar awards and settlements for his clients. He is listed as a Best Lawyer by Best Lawyers in America in the area of Personal Injury Litigation and was named Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year for Products Liability Litigation – Defendants in 2017. See Jeffrey’s profile on our main website.

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell™
  • Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2013-2022; Litigation – Insurance, 2016-2022
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff, 2015-2022
  • ALM Media Legal Leaders, Arizona’s Top Rated Lawyers, 2018
  • Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year, Products Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2017
  • NCAA Academic All-American Football Team, University of Georgia
  • NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship Award, University of Georgia

Representative Cases

  • Steven C. Nichols v. Michael Carbajal, No. CV-97-23546 (Az. Sup. Ct. 2000)
  • Mora v. Phoenix Indemnity Insurance Company, 1 CA-CV 98-0521, 996 P.2d 116 (Ct. App. Div. 1, Dept. A 1999)
  • Steven Knotts v. Jeffrey K. Paulk, No. DV-98-07091 (Az. Sup. Ct. 1998)
  • Home Indemnity Company v. Mead Reinsurance Corp., No. 2 CA-CV 90-0102, 166 Ariz. 59, 800 P.2d 46 (Ct. App. 1990)
  • Mendoza v. McDonald’s Corp., Maricopa County Superior Court No. CV2000-018376
  • Dennis v. AZPB Limited Partnership, Maricopa County Superior Court No. CV2008-016618
  • White v. Costco, Maricopa County Superior Court No. CV2008-012319

Representative Experience

  • Wrongful death and personal injury cases;
  • Products liability, construction accidents and defects;
  • Bad faith claims;
  • Professional malpractice;
  • Involved in a number of significant plaintiff’s personal injury and wrongful death cases, securing multi-million dollar awards and settlements for his clients; and
  • Represented several professional athletes in both negotiations and litigation.

Published Works

  • Personal Injury Practice – The Plaintiff’s Perspective, Hot Topics, Trends and News, National Business Institute, June, 2000

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Speaking Engagements

Jeff lectures locally and nationally on a wide range of topics before professional and trade organizations.

Practice Areas


  • Arizona State University
    J.D., 1986
  • University of Georgia
    B.A., with honors, 1980

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1986

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona,
  • Maricopa County Bar Association,
  • Police Activities League,
    Board of Directors
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Product Liability Committee, Member
  • Maricopa County Sports Foundation,
    Board of Directors