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Shorall McGoldrick Zerlaut

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Year founded: 1993
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Established in 1993, Shorall McGoldrick Zerlaut is an AV-rated "Best Law Firms" selectee whose attorneys have peer-recognized skill and expertise to provide high-caliber legal representation in an intimate, small firm environment.

The firm provides outstanding personal service to a diverse client base. Tom Shorall and Paul McGoldrick lead a team of experienced litigators, including Scott Zerlaut and Jason Boblick, who have successfully litigated and tried some of Arizona's largest lawsuits, regularly taking on large national law firms. As a client, you can expect to receive insightful analysis of your situation and to achieve creative solutions to your legal problems and objectives.

Tom and Paul are Certified Specialists in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation (Arizona Board of Legal Specialization);are Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers and Associates in the American Board of Trial Advocates. In addition, Tom and Paul are multi-year Best Lawyers and Super Lawyer selectees.

The firm's litigation practice group works on a broad spectrum of cases covering subjects such as medical and legal malpractice, automobile accidents, premises liability, governmental defense, construction defects, insurance coverage, commercial disputes and appellate advocacy. Shorall McGoldrick Zerlaut has consistently been included in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the areas of personal injury law and construction law.

Additionally, the firm has a very active alternative dispute resolution practice. Paul and Tom regularly serve as mediator or arbitrator, having presided over 3,500 matters. Paul is a member of the prestigious National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.

The firm prides itself on providing outstanding personal service to its clients by experienced and capable lawyers.


Shorall McGoldrick Zerlaut is metro ranked in 3 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Phoenix, AZ
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants


Metro Rankings

Phoenix, AZ
Tier 1 for Insurance Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Insurance
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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.
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Mediation
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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