Gary Verburg

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  • One E. Washington Street, Suite 1600, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2553
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Gary Verburg focuses his practice in the areas of municipal law, commercial law, civil litigation, administrative law and Federal Indian law. His experience includes contracts, real estate transactions, federal, state and tribal litigation, zoning, elections, resolutions and ordinances.

Verburg served as the City Attorney for the City of Phoenix from 2005 - 2014 where he managed a public law firm of 200 - 250 employees and oversaw a budget of $20, 000, 000 to $25, 000, 000. He managed the City's self-insurance program with approximately 100 civil cases per year and 100 administrative cases per year. Mr. Verburg supervised the City's prosecutorial function with 50, 000 misdemeanor cases per year.

Previously Verburg was an Interim City Attorney and Deputy City Attorney for the City of Glendale, and a partner in the firm of Margrave, Celmins & Verburg and the firm of Vlassis & Verburg. In private practice, Verburg provided contract legal services to municipalities and Indian Tribes.

Gary Verburg is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, representing the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Public Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-257-7422  Phone
602-254-4878  Fax
University Attended:
University of Utah, B.S., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
Antioch School of Law, now University of the District of Columbia, David A. Clarke School of Law, J.D., 1978
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona; Federal Court of Appeals (formerly Court of Claims); 1978, Arizona; U.S. Supreme Court


State Bar of Arizona (member, public law section)
Arizona Association for Economic Development (member)


Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (12 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Government Counsel on 06/23/14 in Zoning Law

    Mr. Verburg is a preeminent municipal lawyer.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Government Counsel on 06/23/14 in Administrative Law

    I've worked with Mr. Verburg for many years, and have always found him to be a first-rate municipal attorney.

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