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Michael R. Pruitt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Mesa, AZ

Jackson White P.C.
40 North Center Street, Suite 200
Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone: 480-464-1111
Fax: 480-464-5692
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Licensed in Arizona Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee
Attorney Profile

Michael Pruitt joined the firm in 1989 and is a shareholder and member of the Executive Committee at JacksonWhite. Mike practices in the area of labor and employment law, commercial litigation, real estate litigation and government regulation. He focuses on assisting businesses and individuals in all phases of employment law and regulation.

Bar Admissions: Mike was admitted to practice in the State of Arizona in January 1988. Mike is licensed to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Education and Honors: Mike earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Brigham Young University in 1984. He then attended the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University where he graduated in 1987. During this time, Mike served as editor of the Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law. Mike was named to the SuperLawyer list as a prominent attorney for 2013 through 2017. No more than 5 percent of lawyers in Arizona are selected for this honor annually. Additionally, Mike is featured in the 24th & 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the area of employment law, an honor that less than 5 percent of private practice attorneys nationally receive.

Professional Activities and Experience: Prior to joining the firm, Mike served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable William E. Eubank of the Arizona Court of Appeals. He is a member of the Arizona State Bar Labor and Employment Section, the Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA), the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), and the American Association for Justice. Mike has received an AV rating, the highest offered by Martindale-Hubbell’s© peer review rating service.

Memberships: Mike is currently a member of the Arizona State Bar Labor and Employment Section, Association of Wage and Hour Attorneys, American Association for Justice, Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA), and the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022

About Michael R. Pruitt

First Admitted: 1988, Arizona

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor, Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law


  • AV rating, Martindale-Hubbell’s© peer review rating
  • Prominent Attorney, Super Lawyers, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1989
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1988
  • Member, Arizona Employment Lawyers Association (AzELA)
  • State of Arizona, 1988
  • Member, Labor and Employment Section, Arizona State Bar
  • Member, American Association for Justice

Educational Background

  • Brigham Young University, Bachelor's Degree in Economics, 1984
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Office Location for Michael R. Pruitt

40 North Center Street
Suite 200
Mesa, AZ 85201

Phone: 480-464-1111

Fax: 480-464-5692

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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