Mr. Bruno, a senior litigation attorney, joined the firm in 1973 shortly after it was founded. Mr. Bruno has served as firm president, a member of the firm’s management committee and is currently a member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bruno’s practice emphasizes complex civil litigation, primarily in the areas of insurance defense, insurance coverage, insurance bad faith, employment law, directors and officers liability, construction litigation, personal injury, professional liability defense and products liability.
Mr. Bruno is one of the select group of Arizona lawyers elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates and has served on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. He is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation. He has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest A-V Preeminent rating. Mr. Bruno is recognized in the 2007 – 2015 editions of Southwest Super Lawyers, in the 2011 through 2015 editions of Best Lawyers in America and is listed in Best’s Recommended Insurance Attorneys for 2010 through 2015. Mr. Bruno is also a member of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) whose mission is to further the practice of Litigation Management through ethics, cooperation, and education.
Mr. Bruno chairs a team of Sanders & Parks attorneys representing insurance companies in bad faith matters with a particular focus upon insurers that have been subjected to Arizona Damron and Morris agreements. Mr. Bruno has written extensively on the Damron/Morris issue including Damron Revisited – Reasonableness the True Judgment Limit, published in the Arizona Attorney; and Arizona Damron Agreements – An Unusually Dangerous Danger Zone for Liability Insurers which appeared in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Journal.
The Civil Litigation Law Practice:
Through decades of practice, Sanders & Parks, P.C. has established an outstanding reputation as a firm of excellent trial lawyers with litigation experience before a variety of state and federal courts and administrative agencies. The scope of our practice includes such diverse areas as the following:
- Automobile and trucking litigation
- Bad faith litigation
- Catastrophic injury litigation
- Construction litigation (site accident and construction defects)
- Employment law
- Insurance law
- Intellectual property
- Personal injury litigation
- Premises liability
- Products liability
- Professional liability (accountants, architects, contractors, engineers, real estate agents, attorneys, and other professionals)
- Wrongful death
Acknowledging our clients’ concern regarding the expense of litigation, the civil litigation attorneys at Sanders & Parks, P.C. consistently strive for efficiency by staffing each case with a small but highly focused group of attorneys and paraprofessionals. Based on our team approach, clients are able to retain a premier team of lawyers and professionals dedicated to achieving the highest results without incurring unreasonable costs. To enhance our overall effectiveness and efficiency, our civil litigation team routinely utilizes advanced database, case management, communication, and processing technologies that enable rapid and cost-efficient retrieval of documents and specific information. Recognizing that complex disputes often require an infusion of creativity and common sense, our attorneys also are progressive in utilizing alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) approaches, including mediation, arbitration, and summary jury trials.
Sanders & Parks, P.C.:
At the A-V rated law firm of Sanders & Parks, P.C., we dedicate each day to serving our clients’ legal needs promptly, efficiently, and effectively. Whether in negotiation, litigation, mediation, or arbitration, our attorneys provide the highest quality legal representation while recognizing the need for a practical, cost-effective approach to litigation. Sanders & Parks attorneys are committed to doing whatever it takes to solve a legal problem, add perspective to a business strategy, develop a solution to avoid litigation in the future and work with clients whenever possible.
Sanders & Parks, P.C. offers diverse legal services to local, national, and international clients, which include some of the most prestigious insurance, business, banking, brokerage, financial, and corporate clients in the world. Our clients include a large number of publicly-owned domestic and international corporations, as well as closely-held domestic and international corporations, limited liability companies, banks, financial institutions, partnerships, and individuals who we have represented as general, regional, and special counsel. Because of our size and experience, our firm frequently is retained by other law firms to act as lead, special, or local counsel in connection with major transactions or complex litigation. Although based in Arizona, we represent clients throughout the country in a wide variety of areas.