William J. Maledon
Bill Maledon is recognized as one of the leading commercial litigation and trial attorneys in Arizona. In fact, in the 2008 edition of Chambers USA -- Leading Lawyers for Business, he was identified as one of the top five business litigation attorneys in Arizona. He has extensive experience in both federal and state courts in a wide variety of cases, including antitrust and trade regulation cases, product liability cases, insurance coverage and insurance bad faith cases, class actions, securities cases, sports cases, and various other complex commercial cases. He also has extensive experience in handling appellate matters in both federal and state courts. His experience at both the trial and appellate levels has resulted in his appointment to numerous important committees (such as an Arizona Supreme Court Committee to revise jury trial procedures in Arizona).
- Osborn Maledon Practice Groups and Attorneys Ranked as Tops in Chambers Guide
Three practice areas in the Phoenix law firm Osborn Maledon, P.A. received the highest possible ranking among Arizona law firms for the ninth year in a row in the 2013 ranking by the prestigious legal resource guide, Chambers USA.
- Four Osborn Maledon Partners Named 'Lawyer of the Year'
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named four Osborn Maledon, P.A. partners as 2013 Lawyers of the Year. Tom Curzon was recognized as "Phoenix Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year," Brett Dunkelman was honored as “Phoenix Litigation-Patent Lawyer of the Year,” Larry Hammond was selected "Phoenix Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year" and Bill Maledon was named “Phoenix Litigation-Antitrust Lawyer of the Year”.
- 23 Osborn Maledon, P.A. Lawyers Named ‘Best’ in National Publication
Twenty-three of the 51 attorneys in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. have been singled out for national recognition in the new 2012 edition of Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.
- Osborn Maledon, P.A. Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers List
Fourteen of the 49 attorneys at Osborn Maledon, P.A., a Phoenix law firm, have been named to the Southwest Super Lawyers 2011 list.
- Osborn Maledon, P.A. Practice Groups and Attorneys Ranked as Tops in Chambers Guide
Three practice areas in the Phoenix law firm of Osborn Maledon, P.A. received the highest possible ranking among Arizona law firms for the seventh year in a row in the 2011 ranking by the prestigious legal resource guide, Chambers USA.
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Phoenix Best Lawyers Antitrust Lawyer of the Year, 2011
BTI Client Service All-Star Team, 2009-2010
Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Litigation: General Commercial, 2003-2013, Litigation: Trial Lawyers Nationwide, 2009-2013
The Best Lawyers in America®, Antitrust Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Entertainment Law, Sports Law, editions 1993-2014
Southwest Super Lawyers, Top 50 Arizona Attorneys, 2007-2013
Southwest Super Lawyers, Antitrust Litigation, Business Litigation, 2007-2012
Arizona's Finest Lawyers
Best of the Bar, Business Journal, Litigation, 2003-2004
Member, Maricopa County Bar Association Hall of Fame
Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, 2008, 2010
Member of Federal Judicial Conference Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, 2005-
American Bar Foundation, Elected Fellow, 1996
Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, Delegate, 1995-1998
United States District Court (Arizona) Magistrate Selection Committee, 1996-2000
Arizona Supreme Court Committee on More Effective Use of Juries, 1993-1996
Arizona Supreme Court Committee on Complex Litigation, 2001-2010
State Bar of Arizona: Arizona Civil Practice and Procedure Committee, 1990-93, Antitrust Section, Chair, 1982-1983
Arizona Inns of Court, 1990-1997
Phoenix Association of Defense Counsel, Board of Directors, 1989-1992
Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, Board of Directors, 1977-1983
Arizona Bar Foundation, Founding Fellow
Arizona State University, Adjunct Professor of Law, Sports Law, 1994-