Lauren E. Stine, Partner


Lauren Elliott Stine represents a diverse range of clients in the areas of commercial, appellate, and health care litigation. 

She is Phoenix Office Chair for the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. Lauren counsels clients on complex and commercial matters that affect a variety of businesses and industries. She has served as counsel for municipalities, national law firms, financial institutions, construction companies, and real estate companies. Representative cases include prosecution and defense of complex contract, officer and director, commercial tort, real estate, financial services, and professional liability matters.

As an appellate lawyer, Lauren handles a broad range of appeals and special action matters, including those arising out of business disputes, creditors' rights, and contract matters. She counsels clients on preserving issues for appeal and in post-judgment proceedings, including motions for judgment as a matter of law and motions for new trial. Lauren has presented oral argument at the Ninth Circuit and Divisions One and Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals. She also served as a law clerk for the Honorable W. Scott Bales of the Arizona Supreme Court.

Additionally, she is the co-chair of the Health Care Litigation team. Lauren handles matters that involve a variety of issues, including complex contract, alleged fraud, 340B pricing, government subpoenas and investigations, and deceptive advertising and business matters. Representative clients include health care providers and professionals, pharmaceutical wholesalers, and hospitals.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, Certificate, Quarles & Brady Leadership Program (2016)
  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University (J.D., magna cum laude, 2006)
    • Order of the Coif (Member); Order of the Barristers (Member)
    • Dean's Award (Recipient); Willard H. Pedrick Scholar
    • Arizona State Law Journal (Staff Writer and Business Editor)
    • Jessup International Moot Court Team (Member)
  • Arizona State University (B.A. and B.S., summa cum laude, 2003)
    • Phi Beta Kappa (Member)
    • Golden Key (Member)
    • Phi Eta Sigma (Member)
    • Gamma Beta Phi (Member)

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2007

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable W. Scott Bales, Arizona Supreme Court (2006–2007)
  • The Sun Devil Club, Chair of the Wings of Gold Committee
  • The Sun Devil Club, Member of the Board of Directors

Professional Recognition

  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation, 2021, 2022
  • Southwest Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2013-2017
  • "Most Influential Women in Arizona" by AZ Business Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2023-Appellate Practice, 2021, 2022-Commercial Litigation)
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