Thorpe Shwer is a boutique civil litigation law firm representing Fortune 500 companies, local businesses, individuals and government entities in high-stakes, high-risk cases. We combine an unwavering commitment to excellence with a deep understanding of our clients' businesses to resolve their most demanding legal challenges.

We are accomplished trial attorneys from some of the nation’s most elite law firms who combined our big-firm knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit to build a different kind of law firm.  Thorpe Shwer brings together the know-how and firepower of a large firm with the personal attention, efficiency, and laser focus of a boutique litigation practice.

Our firm combines a deep-rooted understanding of the legal landscape in Arizona with extensive experience litigating cases nationwide.  We are equally comfortable serving as the go-to firm for businesses facing high exposure litigation in Arizona as we are serving as national counsel for companies in significant cases across the country.

We value the personal relationships we build with our clients.  We are interested in the long-term success of each client’s business, and we take a collaborative, client-centric approach to overcoming the legal obstacles and business challenges our clients encounter.

Our firm’s attorneys are consistently ranked among the best in Arizona and across the nation in litigating high-stakes cases. We are respected by clients, judges, and lawyers alike and have been recognized as preeminent litigators in national and regional publications, including Southwest Super Lawyers®, Best Lawyers in America®, Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™, and Chambers USA.

Our practice focuses on solving legal problems that have company-wide consequences and significance.  Recognizing that each case is not an isolated or individual event, we help our clients develop consistent approaches and long-range strategies that address legal issues system-wide.

Our legal team offers a unique mix of strength and personality. Although our attorneys are aggressive litigators, we also genuinely care about our clients and community.  We combine compassion and personal service with high-value representation and practical execution.  We enjoy working closely with our clients and believe our clients genuinely like working with us.