Kim Demarchi is a partner in Lewis and Roca’s Litigation Group, where she represents public, private, and non-profit clients in civil appeals and in the litigation of complex matters. She represents clients at all stages of litigation, with a particular emphasis on litigating complex motions, advising clients and trial counsel on how to preserve and position issues for appeal, briefing and arguing appellate cases, and obtaining expedited relief. A substantial part of her practice involves issues of public law, including representing state, local, and tribal governments in administrative and court proceedings and advising a wide range of clients on compliance with campaign finance, election, and lobbying laws.
Professor Demarchi is the Vice President of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association and Chair-Elect of the State Bar of Arizona’s Appellate Practice Section. She also serves on the State Bar of Arizona’s Rules of Professional Conduct Committee and has served on the Boards of Directors of Community Legal Services and the ASU Barrett Honors College’s Alumni Network.
Professor Demarchi received her J.D. from the Yale Law School and her B.S. from Arizona State University summa cum laude. Prior to joining Lewis and Roca, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ruth V. McGregor of the Arizona Supreme Court and the Honorable Mary M. Schroeder of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
B.S., Arizona State University
J.D., Yale Law School