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Phone: (602) 277-4585

1951 West Camelback Road

Phoenix, AZ 85015

Bruce Meyerson


Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney

Current Employer:

Bruce Meyerson PLLC

Areas of Expertise:

✔ Appellate ✔ Class Actions
✔ Commercial/Business ✔ Condominiums
✔ Contract Disputes ✔ EEOC
✔ Employment ✔ Family Businesses
✔ Franchise ✔ Health Care
✔ Insurance ✔ Labor/Unions
✔ Land Use/Planning ✔ Landlord/Tenant
✔ Legal Malpractice ✔ Non-profit Organizations
✔ Partnerships ✔ Probate
✔ Professional Fees ✔ Professional Liability
✔ Professional Malpractice ✔ Professional Negligence
✔ Real Estate


Private law practice experience includes civil and appellate litigation in the areas of employment, commercial, education and public utility law. As University General Counsel, I advised senior university officials and counseled the purchasing, procurement, construction, research, student affairs, public television and other departments. As a judge on the state

Work History:

Bruce Meyerson PLLC, 2012-present Of Counsel to Miller LaSota & Peters PLC , 2000-2012 Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 1995-2000 Meyer, Hendricks, Victor, Osborn & Maledon, P.A., 1990-1995 General Counsel, Arizona State University, 1986-1990 Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One, 1982-1986 Executive Director, Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, 1974-1982 Labor Law and Election Law Practice (primary client United Farm Workers of America, 1972-1974)


Admitted to the Bar: Arizona, 1972; U.S. District Court, District of Arizona; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court


Public Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Arizona, Award for “Outstanding Achievement,” 1988 Arizona Consumers Council, Award for “Outstanding Service to the Consumers of Arizona,” 1983 Arizona Civil Liberties Union, Central and Tempe-Mesa Chapters, Award for “Outstanding Work on Behalf of Civil Liberties in Arizona,” 1981 Arizona Community Action Association, Award for “Efforts in Helping the Poor,” 1980 Sigma Delta Chi, Award for “Continuing Efforts in Opening Public Meetings,” 1978 State Bar of Arizona, Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Continuing Legal Education,” 1992


American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA-ICDR Foundation), Founding Board Member, 2015-Present American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, Committee on Dispute Resolution, Chair, 1992-95 American Bar Association, Section of Dispute Resolution, Advisory Committee and Council Member, 1993-95, 1998-2004, 2007-Present; Editorial Board Member; 1995-97; Chair 2002-2003 Arizona State Bar Committee on Alternative Dispute Resolution, Chair, 1985-87 Arizona Humanities Council, Board Member, 2006-2013 American Jewish Committee, Arizona Chapter, Board Member, 2009-2012 Arizona State University College of Law, Adjunct Professor, 1985-88; 1995-Present Arizona Supreme Court, ADR Advisory Committee, Chair, 1991-1997 Arizona Supreme Court, Commission on the Courts, Chair, Task Force on Dispute Resolution, 1988-89 Center for Public Resources, At-Large Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, 1995-2000 Center for Public Resources, Ethics Commission, 1996-2000 City of Phoenix Ad Hoc Committee on Ethics for Boards and Commissions, 1990 City of Phoenix Ad Hoc Committee on Human Relations, Chair, 1984 City of Phoenix Civil Service Board, 2012-present; Chair 2013-Present City of Phoenix Youth and Education Commission, 2000 City of Phoenix Police and Fire Pension Board, 2013-Present City of Phoenix Sister Cities Commission (2018-) Common Cause, National Governing Board Member 1978-81 Community Legal Services, Board Member 1979-81 Maricopa County Superior Court, Civil Study Committee, 1990-91 Pepperdine University School of Law, Institute for Dispute Resolution, Visiting Professor, 1995 State Bar of Arizona, Committee on the Unauthorized Practice of law , 2006-2013


Arizona State University (BS-1968); Georgetown University Law Center (JD-1972)(Editor, Law Journal, 1970-72)


Arizona Adopts the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, 43 Ariz. St. L. J. 481 (2011) A Drafter’s Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution, Co-editor Arizona State Bar Manual on Court-Awarded Attorneys’ Fees, Co-editor Arizona State Bar Employment Law Handbook, Author, Chapter on Arbitration Former Contributing Editor, Arizona Professionalism Course Materials Former Monthly columnist, Arizona Business Journal Contributing Author, Guide to Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration, College of Commercial Arbitrators The Revised Uniform Arbitration Act: 15 Years Later, 71 Disp. Res. J. 1 (2016)


Adjunct Professor of Law at Arizona State University College of Law teaching courses in Arbitration, Mediation Advocacy, and ADR and Employment.

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