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Frank Verderame - Phoenix, AZ

316 E. Flower St. Phoenix, AZ 85012

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Updated: 05/16/2017

Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer

About Frank Verderame

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


  • Italian
  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1982
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Arizona, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1982

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death, State Bar Arizona, Board of Legal Specialization

Other Affiliations

  • Arizona Bar Association, 1983 - 1991 (Civil Practice and Procedure Committee)
  • Arizona Bar Association, 1985 - 1992
  • Arizona Association for Justice (Director)
  • Arizona Association for Justice, 1992 (President)
  • Arizona Association for Justice, 1991 (Secretary-Treasurer)
  • Arizona Association for Justice, 1990 (Seminar Director)
  • Arizona Association for Justice, 1985 - 1991 (Legislative Director)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Member)
  • America Association for Justice, Insurance Section, 1995 - 1996 (First Chair)
  • America Association for Justice, 1994 - 1995 (Chairman)
  • America Association for Justice, Insurance Section, 1993 - 1994 (First Vice Chair)
  • America Association for Justice, 1992 - 1993 (Secretary/Treasurer)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Judicature Society (Member)
  • American Arbitration Association (Panel of Arbitrators)
  • Roscoe Pound Foundation (Member)
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice Association (Member)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Member)
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association (President)
  • Sports Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Maricopa County Superior Court and the Arizona Court of Appeals (Judge Pro Tem)


  • University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 1982
    Honors: Moot Court Best Brief Award, 1981
  • Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, 1979
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Literature, James Madison Society
    Major: Political Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Scottsdale

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer "Reimbursement Rights Under the Clinton Healthcare Proposals", Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, 1994
  • Lecturer, "Running the E.R.I.S.A. Blockade", National College of Advocacy, 1991
  • Lecturer, "Liens - A Plague upon Us", Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, 1989
  • Lecturer, "Limitations on Use of the Seatbelt Defense", Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, March 25, 1988
  • Lecturer, "Punitive Damages in Bad Faith Actions - Dead or Alive?", Western Trial Lawyers Association, June 11, 1987


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Included on the 2024 Southwest list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Southwest Super Lawyers list
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  • 2011 Southwest Super Lawyers list
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  • 2009 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Southwest Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Southwest Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Frank Verderame on Super Lawyers


  • "AV" Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers (, 2011 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Arizona Association of Justice, 2016 - Present


Office Information


316 E. Flower St. Phoenix, AZ 85012


  • 602-266-6908

Accepts Credit Cards




  • "Settling Personal Injury Claims in Arizona", F. Verderame, L. Winthrop, W. Winslow and G. Wilt, February, 1987
  • "Rossell v. Volkswagen - A New Standard of Care for Products Liability Actions?", Summation Magazine, Spring Ed, 1985
  • "La Guirisprudenza Italiana Sul Diritto Del Mare", Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 1., 1982

Representative Cases

  • Anson v. American Motors Corp., 747 P.2d 581 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1987)
  • State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Brudnock, 727 P.2d 321 (Ariz. 1986)
  • Dorman v. Swift and Co., 757 P.2d 1064 (Ariz.App. Div. 2 1988)
  • Hills v. Salt River Project Ass'n, 698 P.2d 216 (Ariz.App. Div. 1 1985)

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