Kenneth E. Chase

Solo Practitioner

Mr. Chase has been practicing law for more than 40 years. He is admitted to the bars in Arizona (1978) and Connecticut (1981), and has been admitted to practice before various Federal Courts, including the United States Supreme Court (1987) and trial courts in several states. Ken is a long-time member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the Maricopa County Bar Association and the Scottsdale Bar Association. He has represented clients both nationally and internationally. Mr. Chase has received the highest peer-reviewed rating* (AV Preeminent) from Martindale-Hubbell, the most prominent nationally recognized directory of attorneys in the United States. He has also been named one of the Top Lawyers of Arizona by the National Law Journal, included as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers, and included as one of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers (Sustaining Member).

Mr. Chase was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and graduated from The University of Connecticut (B.A., 1974), and The John Marshall Law School (J.D., 1977).

A few of the published, and non-published, cases representative of the law firm’s practice are: Mohamed Bin Bandar Bin Mohamed Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud v. Russell Stoehr 41 Mass.App.Ct.643(1996), and 43 Mass.App.Ct.207(1997), and 48 Mass.App.Ct.1118(2000); Curtis v. Morris 184 Ariz.393, 909 P.2d 460(1995), 186 Ariz.535, 925 P.2d 259(1996); Waag v. Catholic Family and Community Services, CV93-08736 (Maricopa County Superior Court); Traxler v. Morga CV97-13344 (Maricopa County Superior Court) and Acan Mechanical, Inc. v. S.L.C. & Associates, Inc.,, Maricopa County Superior Court No. CV97-15220; Court of Appeals No. 1 CA CV 99-0468: Supreme Court No. CV-00-0439-PR.

*AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Areas of Practice

  • 40% Legal Malpractice
  • 40% Fraud Litigation
  • 10% Commercial and Contract Litigation
  • 10% Commercial and Corporate Transactions

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1978
  • Connecticut, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1978


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D. – June, 1977
  • The University of Connecticut
    • B.A. cum laude – May, 1974

Representative Cases

  • Mohamed Bin Bander Bin Mohamed Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud v. Russell Stoehr, 41 Mass. App. Ct. 643 (1996)
  • Mohamed Bin Bander Bin Mohamed Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud v. Russell Stoehr, 43 Mass. App. Ct. 207 (1997)
  • Mohamed Bin Bander Bin Mohamed Bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud v. Russell Stoehr, 48 Mass. App. Ct. 1118 (2000)
  • Curtis v. Morris, 184 Ariz. 393, 909 P.2d 460 (1995)
  • Curtis v. Morris, 186 Ariz. 535, 925 P.2d 259 (1996)
  • Waag v. Catholic Family and Community Services, CV93-08736 (Maricopa County Superior Court)
  • Traxler v. Morga, CV97-13344 (Maricopa County Superior Court)
  • Acan Mechanical, Inc. v. S.L.C. & Associates, Inc., CV97-15220/ 1 CA-CV 99-0468 (Maricopa County Superior Court/ Court of Appeals, Division 1 1999)
  • Hoffman Investments, LLC v. 101Property Group, LLC, Cindy O. Peterson, David E. Hilditch,, CV2008-023709 (Maricopa County Superior Court 2008)
  • Atkinson v. U.S. Media Team, LLC, Joseph Cosenza, Equivest Heritage Group, LLC, Thomas L. Brandon, and Scott Busse, CV2008-025658 (Maricopa County Superior Court 2008)
  • Weber v. G. Michael Porter, Kelly Griffin Porter, G. Michael Porter, LLC, and Two Six Three Investments, LLC, CV2009-016875 (Maricopa County Superior Court 2009)
  • Kenneth Hinrichs, Marilyn Hinrichs, and Darrell Brunken v. Anthony Cruz Quitugua,, CV2007-014453 (Maricopa County Superior Court 2007)

Representative Clients

  • The Royal Family of Saudi Arabia
  • HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Bandar Al Saud


  • Is there a doctor in the case?, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, March 16, 1994 – March 20, 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
  • Top Lawyers of Arizona (National Law Journal)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (The National Trial Lawyers)
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maricopa County Bar Association, Member, 1978 – Present
  • Phoenix Bar Association, Member, 1988 – Present
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, 1981 – Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Member- Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, Sustaining Member
  • The National Law Journal, Arizona’s Top Lawyers- Super Lawyers