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Maureen Beyers, Arbitrator, Phoenix, Arizona.

Maureen Beyers

Beyers Farrell PLLC
99 East Virginia Ave.
Suite 220
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Tel: (602) 603-1521
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Additional office: New York, NY
Recognized to Arizona Chapter for Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Court-Appointed Neutral (Special Master), Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation
Video Conferencing
  • Practice Commenced1995
  • # of MEDS (as of 25/7/24)50
  • # of ARBS (as of 25/7/24)400
Current Practice
Online / In-Person
  • YUMA


Maureen Beyers has a national complex commercial litigation practice. She is also regularly hired as a neutral in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters. Maureen's practice as a neutral began in 1995 when she joined the Commercial Panel of the American Arbitration Association. Since that time, Maureen has served as a neutral in hundreds of arbitrations on a variety of business disputes, and is a member of the American Arbitration Association's specialized panels, including its Large and Complex Case Panel, and Franchise, Insurance, Securities and Real Estate Panels.  In 2010, Maureen passed the written and oral assessments administered by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London to qualify as a Fellow and Chartered Arbitrator in International Arbitration.  Maureen is also a member of several panels of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution.

Maureen is licensed to practice law in Arizona and New York, and maintains an office in both states.  She serves as a neutral thoughout the United States and abroad. 

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Internet
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Media & Communications
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Native American
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Partnerships
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities


  • J.D., Fordham University; Fordham Law Review, Editor-in-Chief
  • B.S., State University of New York, Oneonta
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, Judge Joseph M. McLaughlin
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, Judge Joseph M. McLaughlin
  • Morgan Lewis, New York, N.Y. 
  • Osborn Maledon P.A., Phoenix, AZ 


Frequently lectures on litigation and arbitration issues including the following:  Speaker:  Arizona Bar Convention, Anatomy of an Online Arbitration (2021); Facilitator: 13th Annual ABA Arbitration Institute (March 2020); Panelist:  ABA Dispute Resolution Section, Effective Strategies for Advocates and Arbitrators (April 2019); Panelist: State Bar of Arizona, What Every Arbitrator Should Know About Receiverships (March 2019); Co-Chair:  State Bar of Arizona, Ethics in ADR (April 2018); Panelist: State Bar of Arizona, TED Talks on Arbitration (June 2017); Panelist: American Bar Association Business Law Section, The 1-2-3’s of Mediation of A Merger & Acquisition Dispute (April 2017); Panelist:  Arizona State University, Private Arbitration Update (November 2016); Panelist:  AAA, 2016 Roundtable Brown Bag Series for the Mountain Region Discovery Issues (September 2016); Panelist: AAA, Diversity in ADR (September 2016); Panelist:  AAA, Tips for CEOs, CFOs and General Counsel:  The Top 10 Ways to Make Arbitration Faster & More Cost Effective (September 2016); Panelist:  Arizona Bar Convention, "Jurisdiction Shopping, Ajo, Albuquerque or Afghanistan-Does It Make A Difference Where and How We Litigate?" (June 2016); Co-Chair: ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting, "Avoiding a Train Wreck: Best Practices for Multi-Tracked Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration" (September 2015); Panelist: ABA Annual Meeting, Business Law Section: "Living with ADR: Evolving Perceptions and Use of Mediation, Arbitration and Conflict Management in Fortune 1,000 Corporations" (August 2013); Presentation: Forensic Expert Witness Association 2013 National Conference: "The Arbitrator's and Mediator's Perspective on Expert Witnesses" (April 2013); "Your Worst Nightmare, Arbitrating A Case With A Poor Arbitration Clause" ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Spring 2013 Meeting; "Private Arbitration Update," State Bar of Arizona (October 2011); "Best Practices in Securities Arbitration," State Bar of Arizona Convention (June 2007); "Regulatory Rave: Update on Securities Regulatory Matters," State Bar of Arizona Bar Convention (June 2006); "Private Arbitration Update," State Bar of Arizona (November 2005); "Preparing For A Mediation," State Bar of Arizona Bar Convention (June 2005); "Insights into Alternative Dispute Resolution," American Arbitration Association (September 2004).
AAA Healthcare Dispute Resolution Innovation and Strategy Conference (2016); American College of e-Neutrals, Arbitrating in a Digital World: Fair & Expeditious Management of Electronic Discovery (2016); Fordham International Arbitration and Mediation Conference (2016); AAA, Best Practices in Commercial Arbitration (2016); AAA, Top Techniques for Improving Arbitration Case Management Efficiency Before and During the Hearing (2016); AAA Arbitrator Subpoenas: Are They Worth the Paper They're Printed On? (2015); AAA Panel Dynamics: Staying On Course When Things Don't Go As Planned (2015); ABA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Annual Conference (2015); Mediator Bootcamp: Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law (2014); AAA Principled Deliberations (2014);AAA Developments In Arbitration Law: Disclosure, Vacatur, Sanctions, and Arbitrator Authority (2013); Faculty, AAA Managing the Arbitration Process for Efficiency and Economy Following the Preliminary Hearing (2012); AAA/ICDR Neutrals Conference (2012); AAA Maximizing Efficiency & Economy in Arbitration: Challenges at the Preliminary Hearing (2011); AAA Prescriptions for Payor Provider Disputes: Implementing the New AAA Healthcare Payor Provider Arbitration Rules (2011); ABA Dispute Resolution Section Annual Conference (2011); CIArb, International Arbitration Training Program (2010); ABA, Advanced Mediation and Advocacy Skills Institute (2009); AAA Current Issues in Employment Arbitration (2009); AAA Alternative Investments Meet Alternative Dispute Resolution (2009); State Bar of Arizona, Private Arbitration Update (2009); State Bar of Arizona, Private Arbitration Update: Basic/Advanced Arbitration Practice (2008); State Bar of Arizona, Best Practices in Securities Arbitration (2007); AAA Chairing an Arbitration Panel: Managing Procedures, Process & Dynamics (ACE005) (2006); AAA Dealing With Delay Tactics in Arbitration (ACE004) (2005); AAA Arbitrator Ethics & Disclosure (ACE003) (2004); AAA Arbitrator Update (2001); AAA Commercial Arbitrator II Training: Advanced Case Management Issues (2001); AAA Commercial Arbitrator Training (2000); FINRA Chairperson Training (1997); FINRA Arbitrator Training (1995); AAA Introductory Arbitrator Training (1995).

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Co-Chair: ABA, ADR Section, Women in Dispute Resolution Committee, 2018-19
  • Chair: State Bar of Arizona Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2017-18
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Best Lawyers®, Phoenix Arbitration Lawyer of the Year, 2017 & 2023
  • Arizona Business Magazine, Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona, 2016-2023
  • Best Lawyers®, Phoenix Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year, 2015, 2020 & 2023
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation, 2012-2024
  • Southwest Super Lawyers: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, 2012-2023
  • Southwest Super Lawyers, Top 25 Women Attorneys in Arizona, 2015-2023
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Rated AV® Preeminent
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers

Rates Information

Most administered cases charged at $600 per hour.

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