J. Neil Stuart

J. Neil Stuart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Cohen Dowd Quigley P.C.
 | 2425 East Camelback Road, Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Phone: 602-252-8400
Fax: 602-252-5339
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (60%),
  • Appellate (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Bankruptcy: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

After law school, served for two years as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Jennifer G. Zipps of the United States District Court, District of Arizona. Achieved the third highest score on the February 2011 Arizona bar examination.  Prior to joining Cohen Dowd Quigley ("CDQ"), worked as a Deputy County Attorney with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office where successfully prosecuted three jury trials and ten bench trials. Since joining CDQ in August 2014, work as an associate at CDQ, handling complex commercial litigation, which includes (among other items) prosecuting and defending lawsuits in state court, federal court, bankruptcy court, state and federal appellate courts, and private binding arbitation as well as alternative dispute resolution.

About Neil Stuart

Admitted: 2011, Arizona

Professional Webpage: http://ckdqlaw.com/attorneys/neilstuart/


  • In 2019, selected as a Southwest Rising Star in the area of Business Litigation. , 2019 Southwest Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • During law school, participated in the National Moot Court Competition and was awarded American College of Trial Lawyers Medal for Excellence in Advocacy.  
  • Acheived the third highest score on the February 2011 state bar exam.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Maricopa County Bar Association:  Attend bar events sponsored by this Association.
  • Federal Bar Association ("FBA"): Attend FBA sponsored CLE events and assist in drafting CLE materials for multiple CLE events. , 2019
  • St. Thomas More Society:  Attend events hosted by the St. Thomas More Society and participate in programs, like Maggie's Place, through this organization. 
  • Admitted to the Arizona State Bar and Arizona District Court
  • Admitted to the California Bar. 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Maggie's Place:  Provide free legal services to women involved with Maggie's Place - a community that provides a home and hospitality for pregnant/parenting women.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Authored article in the Federal Bar Association Newsletter regarding persuasive writing tips from the perspective of a district court law clerk.


  • Over the past five years, practicing in complex commerical litigation, I have worked on several cases resulting in mutli-million dollar settlements for my clients.  The nature of these settlements are confidential.  Handled several hearings, including provisional remedy hearings, preliminary injunction hearings, dispositive motion oral arguments, discovery disputes and fee applications.
  • As a prosecutor at the Maricopa Country Attorney's Office, in the three jury trials that I conducted, I obtained three guilty verdicts.  I also obtained ten guilty verdicts in bench trials. , 2013

Representative Clients:

  • - Alliance Lab, Inc. - First Texas Holdings Corporation - Swift Transportation, Inc. - Trans Union, LLC

Educational Background:

  • Graduted with honors from the Univeristy of San Francisco School of Law. , 2010

Industry Groups

  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business/Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
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Office Location for J. Neil Stuart

2425 East Camelback Road
Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ 85016

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Last Updated: 8/12/2019

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