Brian J. Pollock

Brian J. Pollock

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602.262.5758 office
602.734.3946 fax
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Mr. Pollock is an experienced trial lawyer. He regularly represents clients in commercial real estate disputes, director and officer liability litigation, and disputes involving limited liability companies, partnerships, and closely held corporations.

Mr. Pollock is a member of multiple committees of the Arizona State Bar responsible for rules and jury instructions impacting civil litigation. He is also a member of the Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, formed by the Arizona Supreme Court to restyle, simplify, and clarify the rules.

Representative Matters

  • Represents members of a limited liability company in a dispute over the involuntary withdrawal of another member
  • Represented a commercial real estate borrower in a dispute with the lender, and successfully fought off foreclosure of the property. 
  • Tried a dispute between a commercial borrower and lender over the enforceability of default interest and late fees.
  • Represents a medical device company in a lawsuit against a vendor for breach of warranties relating to technical equipment.
  • Regularly defends law firms and lawyers against legal malpractice claims.

Related News

Pollock named Member of the Year by State Bar of Arizona
Award recognizes exceptional contributions to programs and activities of the State Bar

Related Publications

  • Author, "New But Familiar: Case Management, Trial Setting Shifts," Arizona Attorney, February 2014
  • Co-Author, "What to Consider When Facing a Malpractice Claim," Communiqué, September 2012
  • Co-Author, "Arizona's Adoption of Federal Rule of Evidence 702," Arizona Attorney, March 2012
  • Co-Author, "11 Steps to Consider When Facing a Malpractice Claim," Attorney at Law Magazine (Greater Phoenix edition), December 2011
  • Author, "Kansas v. Hendricks: A Workable Standard for 'Mental Illness' or a Push Down the Slippery Slope Toward State Abuse of Civil Commitment?" 40 Arizona Law Review 319 (1998)
  • Author, "Sensible Pleading Requirements: Arizona Courts Should Adopt Twombly," Arizona Attorney, September 2007
  • Author, "Surviving a Screwup," Litigation, Winter 2008

Other Publications


  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" Rating

Other Info


J.D., summa cum laude, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 1998
B.S., summa cum laude, University of Illinois, 1995

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1998


U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Memberships & Affiliations

  • U.S. District of Arizona Local Rules of Practice Advisory Committee, Member
  • Arizona State Bar Civil Jury Instructions Committee, Member
  • Arizona State Bar Civil Practice & Procedure Committee, Member
  • Task Force on Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure, Member