Philip Richard Higdon

Faculty Associate

Philip R. Higdon is a shareholder and director at Perkins Coie in Phoenix. He has practiced law for over thirty-five years in Phoenix, Tucson and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Professor Higdon’s practice focuses on general business litigation but also includes constitutional litigation and labor and employment law. He also serves on the Commercial, Complex Case and Labor & Employment arbitration panels of the American Arbitration Association.

Professor Higdon received his law degree with Honors (Order of the Coif) from the University of Texas at Austin, where he served as Associate Editor on the Texas Law Review.

Professor Higdon has taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at Western New England College’s School of Law and on the Adjunct Faculties of the law schools of the Universities of New Mexico and Arizona.

He is the author of several published law review articles and is a contributing author of the State Bar of Arizona’s Employment Law Handbook.

J.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1972

M.A., University of Kansas, 1970

B.S., University of Kansas, 1969