Spencer T. Proffitt

Spencer T. Proffitt: Attorney with Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P.
Attorney Awards

Biography

Spencer joined the firm in August 2014. He works in our insurance, professional liability, commercial litigation, and estate planning practice areas. In addition to his focus on complex litigation matters and appellate practice, he assists his clients in planning for end of life decisions and navigating Arizona’s probate system.

Spencer obtained his BA degree summa cum laude from Arizona State University in 2004.

He received his Juris Doctor with Order of the Coif honors in 2009 from Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He was also the recipient of the Justice Sandra Day O’Connor Award for constitutional law scholarship in 2009. During law school, Spencer was the Editor of the Law Review.

Accolades

•Named to the Southwest Rising Stars list, 2012-2018

News

•Apr 23, 2018
We are proud to announce that six of our attorneys in our Phoenix office have been selected to the 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list
•Nov 22, 2017
Victory involving a significant issue that widely impacts the construction industry in Arizona
•Aug 30, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court Holds Statutory Attorney Fee Awards Are Available for Breach of Implied Warranty Claims

Articles

•Jan 1, 2013
Due unto Others: Applying the Golden Rule to the Problem of Insufficient Policy Limits, ABA Section of Tort Trial & Insurance THE BRIEF (Winter 2013)
•Jan 1, 2008
Gods Behind Bars: How Religious Liberty Has Been Sent Directly to Jail and How to Get out of Jail Free, 40 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 1401 (2008)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Insurance - Bad Faith
  • Professional Liability
  • Wills, Probate, Estates, Trusts and Related Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
480-624-8583  Phone
480-222-6664  Fax
www.meagher.com
University Attended:
Arizona State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 2004
Law School Attended:
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, J.D., with high honors Order of the Coif, 2009
Year of First Admission:
2009
Admission:
2010, United States District Court, District of Arizona; 2010, Minnesota (Inactive); 2010, Arizona
Memberships:

Professional Affiliations

•Vice Chair, Arizona State Bar Committee for Persons with Disabilities in the Legal Profession

Reported Cases:
Significant Case List: Cantex, Inc. v. Giles Engineering Assocs., Inc., 2017 WL XXXXXX (Ariz. App. 2017) (vacating summary judgment and $100,000 award of attorney fees, holding that Arizona's law of comparative fault does not render apportioned claim one for sole negligence within an exception to an indemnity clause, and ordering summary judgment be entered in favor of engineering firm client on contractual defense and indemnity claim in excess of $500,000).
ISLN:
920937455

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (4 reviews)
  • Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.3/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/09/13 in Insurance Coverage Defense

    Spencer is an excellent lawyer and, even more impressive, working with or against Spencer is always a professional and collegial experience.

    Spencer is an excellent lawyer and, even more impressive, working with or against Spencer is always a professional and collegial experience. Read less

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  • 4.8/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 04/29/13 in Insurance Litigation

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