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Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian is one of Arizona's most experienced, successful, and trusted personal injury law firms. Established in 1995, our firm has deep connections to our community, and we are proud of our professional and community service contributions. Our lawyers and staff have the knowledge, experience, and resources needed to take on the most complex personal injury cases. We focus on serious injury and death cases involving trucking, bicycle, and motor vehicle collisions; medical malpractice; dangerous products; and governmental torts. We handle dog attack cases and elder abuse cases. Our work in dram shop cases (overserving alcohol) and representing victims of crimes in civil actions is especially important to us.

We work hard for our clients. And we win.

Our partners, Peter Akmajian, Ted Schmidt, and Dev Sethi, are each recognized as Best Lawyers.


Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian, PC is metro ranked in 2 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs


Regional Rankings

Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian, PC has 3 lawyers recognized for individual performance in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. By receiving this Best Lawyers recognition from their peers for their professional excellence, these lawyers made Schmidt, Sethi & Akmajian, PC eligible for evaluation for Best Law Firms rankings. For almost two decades, Best Lawyers has awarded these singular accolades, making them the foundation of our Best Law Firms awards. Read more about our Best Lawyers process here.
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Management and Personnel

Dev Sethi
Managing Partner
Ted A. Schmidt


Dev Sethi
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