Judith A. Downs

Judith A. Downs

Partner

Office: Phoenix, AZ
Phone: 602-256-0000
judith.downs@knchlaw.com

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Ms. Downs is a partner with the firm. She was raised in Los Angeles, California and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics and Astrophysics from UCLA in 1980.

Ms. Downs attended law school at the University of Santa Clara where she graduated in 1990. While in Silicon Valley, Ms. Downs incorporated and was in-house counsel for numerous high tech businesses. Currently, she represents real estate developers and general contractors in the litigation arena as well as works with them on their transactional and corporate needs. Ms. Downs is admitted to practice law in Arizona and California. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association, the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Valley Partnership, and Arizona Association for Economic Development.

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, 1980 - B.S. Geophysics and Astrophysics
  • University of Santa Clara Law School, 1990 - J.D.

States Licensed to Practice:

  • State Bar of California, 1990
  • State Bar of Arizona, 1999

Professional Associations:

  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association
  • Valley Partnership
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Presentations:

  • Green Building Legal Issues Facing Developers and General Contractors, July 2008

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Litigation
  • E-Discovery And Data Management
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • General Legal Defense
  • Insurance Coverage/Bad Faith Litigation