Law Office of Brian K. Stanley P.L.L.C.

Law Office of Brian K. Stanley P.L.L.C.

Seasoned Arizona General Practice Law Firm

Firm Overview

Representing businesses and individuals since 1979

From real estate transactions to business mergers and acquisitions, the Law Office of Brian K. Stanley, PLLC works with you to devise workable strategies that achieve your legal objectives. Admitted to practice law in Arizona in 1976, attorney Brian K. Stanley is an experienced litigator and negotiator with proven courtroom skills in both Arizona and federal jurisdictions. For his professionalism and ethics, he has earned a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

Established in 1979, our law firm has a rich history of proactively resolving a wide range of real estate, civil litigation and business law disputes, no matter how simple or complex. Our strategy includes thoroughly examining your situation and then advising you on the best legal tools at your disposal. Because we understand that lawsuits can take profits from your business, we strive to resolve your legal challenges in a cost-effective and timely manner.

The Law Office of Brian K. Stanley, PLLC vigorously represents clients in:
-Business law
-Business formation
-Business litigation
-Civil litigation
-Real estate
-Commercial real estate
-Landlord-tenant matters
-Business dissolution
-Business contracts
-Estate planning

Assertively representing your interests
When you are facing the Arizona or federal justice system, it can be a daunting and emotionally straining experience. Let an attorney with tenacity, diligence and more than 35 years of experience handle your case. Your peace of mind is our priority, and it starts with a phone call to assertive Phoenix lawyer Brian K. Stanley.

Main Office

Main Office
1095 W. Rio Salado Pkway, Suite 102
Tempe AZ 85281


(602) 956-9201


(602) 956-9366


Phoenix, Arizona Business Law Attorney

Dedicated lawyer protecting your business interests
The world of business can be as dangerous as it is exciting. If you are planning to start your own business in Arizona, or if you want to expand your current business, it is important to know how to protect yourself and your assets. For the last 36 years, attorney Brian K. Stanley has been dedicated to aggressive defense of businesses against harm arising from unfair contract terms, unscrupulous rivals, shareholder disputes and frivolous lawsuits. When companies in Arizona need an attorney to help grow their businesses and protect their best interests, they turn to the Law Office of Brian K. Stanley, PLLC to get results.

Arizona business law attorney
We represent individuals starting their own businesses as well as current business owners seeking to expand their operations. We provide a full range of legal services, including:
-Commercial and civil litigation
-Business formation and advice
-Due diligence
-Financial investment counseling
-Contract review and development
-Breach of contract
-Buy and sell agreements
-Shareholder dispute

Safeguarding your financial interests
At the Law Office of Brian K. Stanley, PLLC, we stand firmly beside our clients from business formation to dissolution. We review clients' business plans and advise on all matters involved in properly forming and maintaining the business, including potential liability issues, corporate entity formation processes and tax structures. Once the business is formed, we continue to help it grow by advising on insurance coverage, investment strategies and corporate compliance issues. We draft contracts and buy-and-sell agreements on behalf of our clients and protect their interests in shareholder disputes and commercial litigation cases. You can be confident that we aggressively advocate for your financial interests in the boardroom and the courtroom.


Phoenix Civil Litigation Attorneys

Helping businesses and individuals successfully resolve disputes
When legal disputes disrupt your business or personal life, having a committed, knowledgeable attorney to zealously advocate on your behalf brings comfort and peace of mind. The Law Office of Brian K. Stanley, PLLC represents Arizona businesses, families and individuals in litigation, arbitration and mediation. We can help you with all types of general civil litigation in state and federal courts, including:
Business litigation
Breach of contract
Property damage
Personal injury claims
Insurance claims
Construction litigation
Consumer litigation
Products liability
Product defects

Put a strong, determined litigator to work for you
We know your time is valuable. That is why we stress efficiency throughout the process of resolving your disputes. We offer our clients:
Individual attention When you retain us, you receive the care, time and attention you deserve.
A more cost-efficient model We constantly seek ways to cut your costs while maintaining the high level of legal services you expect and deserve.
Integrity We provide you with straightforward, honest answers to all of your questions and ensure you fully understand the litigation process and what to expect as your case moves forward. Our clients rely on us to help them set realistic expectations.
A focus on success We always have your best interest in mind. If protracted litigation is the only solution to achieve the proper outcome, we are ready. If settling your case early on will achieve the best result, we take the time to explain why we believe it is in your best interest to settle instead of engaging in lengthy litigation.

Ready for trial
The Law Office of Brian K. Stanley, PLLC has the determination, tenacity and skill required to successfully litigate your case when litigation provides the best means of resolving your legal issues. Our professional courtroom demeanor and meticulous preparation give us an edge as an assertive, strategic advocate.

Brian Stanley

Law Office of Brian K. Stanley P.L.L.C.

Mr. Stanley is BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas
-Business law
-Business formation
-Business litigation
-Civil litigation
-Real estate
-Commercial real estate
-Landlord-tenant matters
-Business dissolution
-Business contracts
-Estate planning
-Arizona, 1976
-U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1976
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 1978
-U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

-Cornell University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1976
-Arizona State University, B.A., with Distinction, 1972

Representative cases
-Clusiau v. Clusiau Enterprises, Inc., 225 Ariz. 247 (2010)
-State ex rel. Dep't of Economic Security v. Hayden, 210 Ariz 522 (2005)
-Van Emmerik v. Colosi, 193 Ariz. 398 (App. 1998)
-Jarostchuk v. Aricol Communications, 189 Ariz. 346 (App. 1997)
-Allstate Insurance Co. v. O'Toole, 182 Ariz. 284 (1995)
-Three Phoenix Co. v. Pace Industries, Inc., 135 Ariz. 113 (1983)
-A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. v. McCullough, 967 F.2d 1401 (9th Cir. 1992)
-Pace Industries, Inc. v. Three Phoenix Co., 813 F.2d 234 (9th Cirt 1987)

Biographical details
-Worked for Sandra Day O'Connor in 1976-1977
-Formerly with the Phoenix firm of Jones, Hunter & Lerch as of the dissolution of that firm in 1979
-Fellow: Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education


Cornell University