Paul F Eckstein

Paul F. Eckstein is a partner in the Phoenix office of Perkins Coie LLP, a national law firm with over 1,000 lawyers.  A graduate of Pomona College and Harvard Law School, Mr. Eckstein has practiced law at Perkins Coie LLP and its predecessors since his admission to the Arizona Bar in 1965.  For the last 40 plus years Mr. Eckstein's practice has focused on civil litigation matters at both the trial and appellate level, with special emphasis on First Amendment, federal and state constitutional, election (including numerous cases involving initiatives and referenda), antitrust, intellectual property and commercial law issues.  Mr. Eckstein is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  In 1988 Mr. Eckstein served as co-prosecutor in the impeachment trial of Gov. Evan Mecham.  In the last fifteen years, Mr. Eckstein has devoted substantial time to serving as an arbitrator and mediator.  Mr. Eckstein is a founder and past president of the Board of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, former Chair of the Board of Phoenix Children's Hospital, an  emeritus trustee of the Board of Trustees of Pomona College and a member of the Board of Trustees and a Regional Vice President of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.  From 1989 through 1995, Mr. Eckstein served as the Chair of the Rhodes Scholarship, Arizona Nominating Committee, was a member of that committee from 1998 through 2002 and was Chair of the Region VIII Rhodes Scholarship Nominating Committee in 1996-97. 


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