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3030 North Third Street, Suite 1300
Phoenix, Arizona 85012Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 602-532-5600
Fax: 602-532-5700
www.SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
About Us
Client Information
Personnel
Established: 1973

Practice Areas
  • Accountants and Attorneys Liability
  • Administrative Law
  • Agent/Broker Liability
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Automobile Liability
  • Aviation
  • Bad Faith
  • Business Law
  • Casualty Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Declaratory Judgments
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Dram Shop
  • Employment Law
  • Environmental Law
  • ERISA
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Excess and Umbrella
  • Health Care
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Jail/Prison Defense
  • Litigation
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal Liability
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Patent Infringement Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property and Casualty
  • Public Entities
  • Real Estate
  • School Law
  • Subrogation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist
  • Wrongful Death
  • Architects and Engineers Liability
  • Class Action Defense
  • Copyright Law and Trademark Law
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About Us
For over four decades, the Phoenix-based law firm of Sanders & Parks P.C. has represented individuals and businesses throughout the United States. Through the years, our lawyers have maintained our dedication to quality service and personal attention while adapting to new ideas and incorporating fresh perspectives. We work toward efficient and practical solutions with our clients. We want our clients to know that we understand just how important value is.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
ACEACE/ESIS
ACE/AGRAAdmiral Insurance Company
AIGAIG Aerospace
Allianz Insurance CompanyAllied World Assurance Company
Arch Insurance GroupArmed Forces Insurance
Burlington Insurance CompanyCapson Physicians Insurance Company
CapSpecialtyCarolina Casualty Insurance Company
Catlin USChubb Group of Insurance Companies
Copperpoint Mutual Insurance CompanyFireman's Fund Insurance Company
Great American Custom Insurance ServicesGreat American Insurance Group
Institute of London UnderwritersIronshore, Inc.
James River Insurance CompanyMedmarc Mutual Insurance Company
Memotec, Inc.Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
Mutual Insurance Company of ArizonaNCMIC Insurance Company
Oregon Mutual Insurance CompanyPreferred Physicians Medical Risk Retention Group, Inc.
ProAssurance GroupProfessional Risk Management
QBE North AmericaSafeco Insurance
Safety National Casualty CorporationScottsdale Insurance Company
Shand Morahan & Company, Inc.STARR Companies
State National Insurance Company, Inc.Stillwater Insurance Group, Inc.
Stonington Insurance CompanySwiss Re
TravelersTRISTAR Risk Management
United States Aircraft Insurance GroupUSAA
XL Aviation
Non-Insurance Clients
ADTAmerican Airlines, Inc.
Appraisal Technology Inc.Aviage GE Avic Civil Avonics System Co.
Banner HealthCentric Elevator Corporation
City of PhoenixCity of Scottsdale
Claims Management Services, Inc.Comtech EF Data Corporation
Dignity HealthEdKey Inc.
First Citizens Bank & Trust Co.GAB Robins North America, Inc.
Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc.Green Craft Interiors, LLC
Grimaldi's International Tire & Rim SupplyHoneywell International, Inc.
Innovative Risk Management, Inc.JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Kitchell Contractors, Inc.Lancer Claims Services, Inc.
Leo A. Daly CompanyThe Lincoln Electric Company
Littleton GroupMacy's
Mansfield PlumbingMaricopa County
Maricopa County Community College DistrictMaricopa County Self-Insured Risk Trust Fund
McGough ConstructionThe Mentor Network
MoneyGram InternationalMonitor Liability Managers, Inc.
Motorola, Inc.National Bank of Arizona
Overhead Door CorporationPhoenix Union High School District
Pinnacle Risk Management ServicesPrimex
Schneider Electric USAState of Arizona
Tempe Union High School DistrictTrek Bicycle Corporation
Tyco International, Ltd.Washington Elementary School District
W.M. Grace Construction, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
Frank A. Parks — (Retired)

Robert J. Bruno
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Robert.Bruno@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1973
Additional Biographical Details:
Southwest Super Lawyer (2011-2016); Best Lawyers in America (2011-2016)
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Certifications:
  • Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by State Bar of Arizona
Education:
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 1968
  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D., 1972
Born:1946
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Garrick L. Gallagher
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Garrick.Gallagher@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Complex Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Insurance Law
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Excess and Umbrella
  • Excess and Surplus Lines
  • Complex Civil Litigation
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Biographical Details:
Southwest Super Lawyer (2010-2016); Recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Arizona 2016; Best Attorneys in America
Memberships:
  • Federal and Maricopa County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Arizona (Board of Governors, 1991-1992; Young Lawyers Division, Executive Council, 1987-1992; President, 1991-1992)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1981
  • The University of Arizona, J.D., 1984
Born:1959
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Mark G. Worischeck
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Mark.Worischeck@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Aviation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Bad Faith
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Liability (Non-Medical) Defense
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Ninth Circuits, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
Additional Biographical Details:
Southwest Super Lawyers 2010-2015; Recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 50 Attorneys in Arizona 2011-2015; Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2013-2015; Arizona Finest Lawyers - Sustaining Member
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Aviation Insurance Association
  • Fellow, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Arizona Insurance Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • The University of Arizona, B.S. (with distinction), 1983
  • Washington University in St. Louis, J.D., 1986
Born:1961
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Robin E. Burgess
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Robin.Burgess@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Health
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Liability
  • Employment Law
Admitted
  • Virginia, 1991
  • Arizona, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:
Southwest Super Lawyer since 2014; Recognized by Super Lawyers as one of the Top 25 Women in 2014-2016, and Top 50 Attorneys in 2016
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
Education:
  • Wellesley College, B.A. (cum laude), 1988
  • Georgetown University, J.D., 1991
Born:1966
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J. Steven Sparks
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Steve.Sparks@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
  • Public Entities
  • Trucking Law
  • Accident
  • Personal Injury
  • School Law
  • Product Liability
  • Accountants and Attorneys Liability
Admitted
  • California, 1993
  • Arizona, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2004
Memberships:
  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • Northern Arizona University, B.S.B.A. (with honors), 1989
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1993
Born:1967
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J. Arthur Eaves
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Artie.Eaves@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
Admitted
  • Arizona, 1999
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2003
Education:
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, B.A., 1996
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., 1999
Born:1973
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Jeffrey L. Smith
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Jeffrey.Smith@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Liability Defense
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Marine Liability
Admitted
  • Florida, 2004
  • Arizona, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2006
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and Ninth Circuits, 2008
Additional Biographical Details:
AV Rated; Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2012-2014)
Memberships:
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Education:
  • University of Wyoming, B.A., 1998
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., 2003
Born:1976
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Mandi J. Karvis
Phoenix, AZ
E-Mail:Mandi.Karvis@SandersParks.com
Practice Areas
  • Health
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Professional Liability
  • Administrative Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Liability
Admitted
  • Arizona, 2003
  • Arizona, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2003
Additional Biographical Details:
Southwest Super Lawyer Rising Star since 2011
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Arizona
Education:
  • Quincy University, B.S., 1998
  • Southern Illinois University Law School, J.D., 2002
Born:1976
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