Lawrence A. Kasten

Lawrence A. Kasten

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602.262.0228 office
602.734.3921 fax
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Mr. Kasten is a partner whose practice includes all aspects of litigation, with a particular focus on appeals.  He is an elected member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and engages and participates in a number of appellate-related educational activities.  His experience includes securities, insurance, banking and constitutional law, with an emphasis on class-action defense.  In addition to his appellate experience, he has participated in all aspects of federal and state court litigation at the trial level.

Representative Cases/Matters

Mr. Kasten’s recent litigation experience includes:

  • Briefing and arguing of various commercial litigation cases before federal and state courts of appeals
  • Representation of national automobile insurance companies, disability insurance companies, and financial institutions in class-action litigation
  • Representation of state public entities in administrative proceedings
  • Representation of international financial institutions in litigation under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Act
  • Representation of national companies in copyright and trademark litigation

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Other Publications


  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Appellate Law, 2008-2016
  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" Rating
  • Benchmark Litigation - Arizona "Local Litigation Star", 2016
  • AZ Business Magazine - Top Lawyers - Commercial Litigation, 2010

Other Info


J.D., with Highest Honors, George Washington University Law School, 1992
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Connecticut, 1989

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2000
Washington, DC, 1994

Court Admissions

Arizona Supreme Court
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


U.S. Supreme Court

Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Pennsylvania, Inactive, 1992
  • Advisory Committee on Rules of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Member
  • American Bar Association Appellate Practice Rules and Procedures Subcommittee, Co-Chairman
  • American Law Institute, Elected Member
  • American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, Elected Member