Jared L. Sutton

Jared L. Sutton

Associate
jsutton@lrrc.com vCard
602.262.0259
602.734.3924 fax
201 East Washington Street
Suite 1200
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Jared Sutton is an associate in the litigation group. Since joining the firm in the fall of 2012, Jared has developed a diverse practice litigating real estate, corporate, construction, general contract, and insurance disputes (including coverage issues, agent disputes, and class actions). Jared practices primarily in trial courts, but is also growing an appellate practice in which he has drafted and assisted with numerous appellate briefs and second chaired appeals in state and federal appellate courts. Drawing on his experience before law school as a procurement clerk for the Department of Army, Jared also helps clients navigate the process for protesting and appealing state and federal procurement decisions.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Young Constructors Forum Associated General Contractors Arizona Chapter
  • Morris Institute of Justice, Board Member

Representative Matters

  • Prevented wrongful foreclosure sale on summary judgment where property owner was prepared to pay off loan and lender refused to release lien on property if loan was paid in full. Successfully appealed enforceability of late fee against borrower, resulting in published Arizona Supreme Court opinion regarding the enforceability of percentage-based liquidated damages.
  • Successfully challenged on summary judgment purported reversionary interest that would have transferred title of client’s property back to seller upon annexation to a township. Result upheld on appeal.
  • Eliminated on appeal a $1,000,000 punitive damage award against insurer for lack of sufficient evidence.

Related News

04/23/2018
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers® and Southwest Rising Stars®
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie announced 25 attorneys have been recognized as 2018 Southwest Super Lawyers® and 13 attorneys have been named as 2018 Southwest Rising Stars®.
04/04/2017
DeWald, Freeman share John P. Frank Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award
59 attorneys earn recognition for providing more than 50 pro bono hours in 2016

Presentations

  • General Contract and Employment Law, Co-Presenter, NAWBO Phoenix Chapter Mentorship Program, March 2016 and April 2017

  • Panelist, Arizona State Law Journal Centennial Celebration CLE, February 2012

Publications

Distinctions

  • Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016-2018
  • Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition - Writer and of counsel on ASU’s team, 2011
  • Pedrick Scholar and Berch Scholar
  • John S. Armstrong Outstanding Graduate Award
  • ASU Civil Justice Clinic - Student attorney before Arizona Court of Appeals - Public policy matters and unemployment insurance
  • Arizona State Law Journal - Executive Managing Editor

Other Info

Education

J.D., Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, 2011, summa cum laude
B. C. J., New Mexico State University, 2007
B.A., New Mexico State University, 2007

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 2011

Court Admissions

Arizona Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Clerkships

Arizona Supreme Court