Marc H. Lamber
Mr. Lamber, a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent rated trial attorney (the highest peer-review rating), focuses his practice on plaintiffs’ catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation. He formed the Plaintiff Personal Injury Practice at Fennemore Craig and has spent the past 24 years developing and honing it. He is also the Chairperson of the Practice. Mr. Lamber is a senior member of Fennemore Craig, one of the largest firms in the southwest, and has served in multiple leadership roles.
Mr. Lamber has been recognized locally, nationally and internationally as both an authority and a leader in the personal injury context. Mr. Lamber is committed to and involved in legal reform aimed at protecting the rights of children and innocent victims, the application of cutting-edge technology to enhance case value and resolution and the development of communication links to ensure that he and his team are available to clients on a 24/7 basis.
In recognition of his and his team’s accomplishments, Mr. Lamber has been featured in national and local television, print and radio media including the following: CNN, Fox News, USA Today, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the LA Times, the American Bar Association Journal, the Washington Post, the Arizona Republic, KTAR and many others. In addition, Mr. Lamber was featured by Newsweek as one of the “20 Leaders Plaintiffs’ Trial Lawyers.” He and his partner, James Goodnow, were profiled on Apple.com for their innovative use of the iPad – the first and only lawyers ever featured for their use of iPads. Mr. Lamber and Mr. Goodnow were also named by the American Bar Journal as “12 of America’s Techiest Lawyers.” Mr. Lamber was part of a team, including a state legislator, who drafted new legislation that protects children exiting school buses. In 2015, Mr. Lamber was featured on the cover of and listed as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona” by Arizona Business Magazine. He was selected by his peers for inclusion in every edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” since 2012. Attorney at Law Magazine named him and his partner the “#1 personal injury team in the U.S.” In 2013, he was named as one of the “Top Valley Lawyers” in personal injury, one of only five total attorneys selected. In 2013, 2014 and 2015, he was named as a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, Mr. Lamber was nominated by his peers as a Southwest Super Lawyer. In 2015, Mr. Lamber and Mr. Goodnow were one of ten companies featured by the Arizona Business Magazine for their use of technology and innovation. They were the only two lawyers featured.
Over the last 24 years, Mr. Lamber has represented a multitude of accident victims and their families resulting in hundreds of successful jury trials, arbitrations, mediations and settlements. He has not only recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients, he has proudly forged bonds with them and their families that he expects to endure a lifetime.
Mr. Lamber was born, raised as a child and attended law school in New York City. While the years in Arizona have allowed him to mellow somewhat, when necessary to protect his clients, he still possesses the strong and aggressive features associated with an East Coast upbringing. When not working, Mr. Lamber spends his time with his wife and two young boys.
Lamber and Goodnow featured in Confluence Denver
Lamber featured on ABC 15 about football safety for kids
Lamber interviewed on KTAR – Super Bowl Social Host Liability
Goodnow and Lamber appear on ABC’s Good Morning America.
Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on CNN’s AC360 with Anderson Cooper.
Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on Fox 10 about technology in the law.
Goodnow and Lamber interviewed on ABC15 about high-profile case.
Goodnow/Lamber case covered on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Goodnow/Lamber case covered on national CBS Evening News.
Goodnow and Lamber covered by USA Today.
Goodnow and Lamber quoted on Today.com.
Goodnow and Lamber profiled on Apple.com.
Goodnow and Lamber named two of America’s Techiest Lawyers by the ABA Journal.
Goodnow and Lamber named among “20 leaders” in US for plaintiff lawyers.
Goodnow and Lamber on cover of Attorney at LawMagazine.
Goodnow and Lamber on FoxNews.com(national).
Goodnow and Lamber on CBSNews.com(national).
Goodnow and Lamber featured in US News & World Report.
Goodnow and Lamber on ABCNews.com.
Lamber quoted in Las Vegas Sun – Google Glass
Lamber quoted in 8 News Now – KLAS-TV Las Vegas – Google Glass
Lamber quoted in BizTech Magazine
Lamber interviewed on KTAR – New Year’s Eve Social Host Liability
Lamber quoted in CBS News (National)
Lamber quoted in LA Times
Lamber discusses DUI checkpoints on KTAR
[+] Articles and Presentations
Presenter, “2015 Insurance Law Seminar,” State Bar of Arizona, January 2015
Presenter, “Focus Groups and Emerging Technology,” National Association of Legal Assistants, May 2014
Presenter, “Brave New World – iPad Your Practice: A Powerful Practice Tool for Litigation and Trial,” CLE by the Sea, State Bar of Arizona, April 2013
Presenter, “Brave New World – iPad Your Practice: A Powerful Practice Tool for Litigation and Trial,” CLE by the Sea, State Bar of Arizona, July 2012
Presenter “Negotiation and Settlement Skills,” MCBA New Lawyer CLE, Maricopa County Bar Association, November 2011
Presenter, DLA Diversity Conference, October 2011
Presenter, AADC Presentation: iPads/Technology, October 2011
Panelist, MCBA Parelgal Conference, September 2011
Panelist, Association of Legal Administrators, June 2011
Presenter, State Bar Leadership Institute, Arizona Supreme Court, May 2011
Presenter, National NALS, January 2011
Presenter, “Negotiation and Settlement Skills,” Maricopa County Bar Association, March 2010
Presenter, “Negotiations: The Lean Mean Negotiating Machine,” Arizona Association of Defense Counsel, Young Lawyers Division, March 2010
Presenter, “The Lean Negotiating Machine,” Maricopa County Bar Association Paralegal Division, September 2009
Presenter, “Focus Groups & Jury Deliberation Dynamic,” Maricopa County Bar Association, June 2009
Presenter, “Personal Injury Law and Practice: A Year in Review,” NBI, April 2009
Presenter, “Negotiating to Win: The Five Things You Need to Know About Effective Negotiating,” Maricopa County Bar Association, June 2008
Presenter, “Judge for Yourself: Examining Focus Groups and Jury Consulting From the Inside,” Arizona Paralegal Association Legal Seminar, April 2008
Presenter, “Electronic Evidence and Case Management, Arizona State University School of Law, Case and Trial Management Workshop, April 2008
Presenter, “Case Management,” Arizona State University Workshop, February 2008
Presenter, “Wigs to Wifi: The Future of the Courts,” Sandra Day O’Connor Federal District Court, Meet the Bench Presentation, February 2008
Co-Author, "Arizona Tort Law Handbook," State Bar of Arizona (2012)
Editor, Arizona Litigation Guide (several years), Maricopa County Bar Association
Establishment of Causation in Toxic Tort Litigation, 23 Ariz. St. L.J. 605 (1991)
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1991
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2002
[+] Education and Honors
J.D., New York University School of Law, 1991
B.A., General Studies (Biology, Chemistry and Spanish), cum laude, University of Arizona, 1988
AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated (the highest rating available), by Martindale-Hubbell
Benchmark: Plaintiffs, Local Litigation Star, 2012-2015
Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation, 2012-2016
Selected for Madison Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals
Top Valley Lawyers – Personal Injury, North Valley Magazine, 2013
Southwest Super Lawyers®, 2012-2015
2015 Top Lawyers in Arizona, AZ Business Magazine
One of 20 Leaders Plaintiffs’ Trial Network, Newsweek
12 of America’s Techiest Lawyers, American Bar Journal
Marc H. Lamber
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