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Andrew B. Turk

Senior Counsel
Office

Phoenix

14850 N. Scottsdale Rd
Suite 500
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
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Education
J.D., University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, 1992
B.A., summa cum laude, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1988
State Bar Licenses
Arizona
Washington
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., District of Arizona
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
Super lawyers 2015
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Andrew B. Turk

Senior Counsel

Andrew Turk litigates healthcare, tort, and business matters. In the healthcare arena, he represents doctors and other clinicians against negligence claims and board complaints. 

He also represents businesses and business owners in commercial litigation, including contract disputes, trade secrets, unfair competition, and other business torts. Whether representing a doctor, a family business, or a large company, Andy works closely with his clients to achieve their goals.

As a mediator and arbitrator, Andy provides alternative dispute resolution services in a wide range of matters. He assists parties to resolve disputes arising from torts, professional malpractice, and business disputes, including business “divorce.” 

Reported decision: Saguaro Healing LLC v. State of Arizona, et al. (2020) CV-19-0129-PR.

Awards/Achievements
Andrew Turk was selected to the Southwest Super Lawyers list from 2013 to 2021.
Named among The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial Litigation; Construction Law by Best Lawyers® (2019-2021)
Selected for inclusion in AZBusiness Leaders 2020 top five healthcare attorneys
Selected for inclusion in AZBusiness Leaders Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona
Memberships
Volunteer Arbitrator for the Arizona State Bar's Fee Arbitration Program (2019 - Present)
Experiences

Polsinelli, PC

Shareholder in the practice areas of commercial litigation, insurance defense and toxic tort/mold litigation, as well as limited plaintiff’s and appellate work. Cases handled included construction and construction defect, mold, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, breach of contract, fraud and other complex litigation. 

Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC

Senior litigator with a practice emphasizing all phases of litigation. Cases handled included construction and construction defect, mold, medical malpractice and nursing home negligence, insurance coverage and insurance bad faith, defamation, breach of contract, fraud, consumer fraud, securities fraud and other complex litigation. Also served as mediator and arbitrator. 

Muchmore & Wallwork, P.C.

Associate in the litigation practice areas of personal injury, insurance defense, toxic tort and environmental law. Complex personal injury and toxic tort cases emphasized the law of bad faith as well as extensive scientific research. Responsible for all aspects of litigation. 

Judge Pro Tem, Maricopa County Court (July 2001-2015)

Andrew presided over more than 75 civil settlement conferences including: personal injury claims, commercial lease and other contractual disputes. Andrew also presided over civil jury trials, criminal probation violation and change of plea hearings, and juvenile advisory hearings. (Volunteer Position, reappointment pending) 

Judge Pro Tem, Gilbert Municipal Court (2000-2005)

Andrew Presided over criminal bench trials and civil traffic hearings. He also heard requests for and issued orders of protection and injunctions against harassment and presided over hearings on modification of same.

(Volunteer Position) 

Judge Pro Tem, Phoenix Justice Court (2003-2007)

Andrew presided over forcible entry and detainer hearings and civil trials. He completed the 40-hour Maricopa County Supervisor Court Alternative Dispute Resolution Basic Mediation Training. Andrew attended all mandatory training classes for superior court judges pro tem since appointment, including classes dealing solely with the civil settlement conference program. The positions of Gilbert Municipal Court and Phoenix Justice Court pro tem also entailed significant training.

(Volunteer Position)