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Professional Recognition

  • Walter E. Craig Distinguished Lifetime Professional and Community Service Award, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education (2017)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Hall of Fame (2014)
  • Phoenix Lawyer of the Year, Banking & Finance Litigation (2015, 2017, 2020)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bet-the-Company Litigation (2001-2021), Commercial Litigation (2001-2021); Banking & Finance Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Securities Litigation (2012-2021)
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation (2007-2021)
    • Top 50 in Arizona (2010)
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business®, Litigation: General Commercial (2010-2020)
  • American Law Institute, member (since 2007).
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star – Arizona, Intellectual Property, Antitrust, General Commercial, Professional Liability (2013, 2016-2018)
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2010-2011)
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
  • Top 50 Pro Bono Attorneys in Arizona

 

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Don Bivens Law

“Don’s legal peers have three times voted him “Lawyer of the Year” for Financial and Banking Litigation)”