Larry J. Crown

Partner

Larry J. Crown is a highly experienced litigator with over forty years of expertise in handling complex civil cases. His practice encompasses a variety of areas including wrongful death, personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, professional malpractice, municipal civil rights, insurance bad faith, toxic torts, environmental law, and commercial litigation. Dedicated to his craft, Larry effectively represents both plaintiffs and defendants, applying his deep understanding of litigation in each case.

Noteworthy Professional Achievements

Larry’s legal career, covering both Arizona and Illinois, reflects a commitment to ethical practice combined with strong advocacy. With substantial experience in both trial and appellate courts, he skillfully manages all stages of litigation, from initial case development to courtroom proceedings. He adeptly guides clients through jury trials, appeals, mediations, and arbitrations.

  • Dynamic Areas of Practice: Larry’s repertoire encompasses a diverse spectrum – from accidents and injuries, wrongful death, and personal injury to liability and insurance defense, civil rights, business law, commercial law, and medical malpractice.
  • Landmark Cochlear Implant Equity Victory: Larry led a three-year odyssey to secure insurance benefits for profoundly deaf children’s bilateral cochlear implants. His relentless pursuit culminated in a class-action RICO lawsuit that shattered barriers and upheld the medical necessity of these life-changing devices.
  • A Watershed Administrative Victory: Larry orchestrated a historic administrative coup, vindicating a municipality, water utility, high-end residential community, and real estate developer in Central Arizona. The Arizona Water Quality Appeals Board overturned a permit allowing toxic injections into a critical aquifer, safeguarding public drinking water sources. This monumental victory underscored Larry’s prowess in advocating for the community’s well-being.
  • Led an $8,115,000 jury verdict and an $875,000 jury verdict against State of Arizona Child Protective Services, demonstrating his dedication to justice.

Accolades & Advocacy

  • Southwest Super Lawyer® recipient every year since 2012
  • AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Highest Rating
  • Scottsdale Bar Association
  • Arizona Special Olympic Volunteer

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., with Highest Honors, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law
  • B.S. in Business Administration, Cum Laude, Arizona State University
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Illinois State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, including Trial Bar
  • United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Larry J. Crown is more than just a litigator; he embodies the principles of justice, advocacy, and positive legal change. With a legacy of victories and a deep commitment to service, he truly represents the values that are central to our legal practice.

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