Andrew F. Halaby

Faculty Associate

An experienced business trial lawyer at Snell & Wilmer, Andy Halaby focuses his practice on intellectual property and technology litigation and professional responsibility matters. Professor Halaby has served as lead counsel, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, in dozens of intellectual property cases, including patent infringement, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, unfair competition, cyberpiracy, trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement and deceptive advertising cases.

Having focused on professional responsibility issues for many years, Professor Halaby also counsels lawyers and law firms on professional responsibility matters. He chairs Snell & Wilmer’s Ethics Committee, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct and Chair of the State Bar’s Conflict Case Committee.

Professor Halaby also has widely varied commercial litigation experience, including securities, lender liability, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, antitrust, derivative action, class action, ERISA, False Claims Act, data security, corporate governance, commercial real estate, trust and estate, corporate defalcation, defamation, and other complex commercial litigation matters. He presents and publishes frequently on a wide variety of legal issues, including trademark and unfair competition, patent, civil procedure, evidence and legal ethics issues.

A former professional engineer, Professor Halaby is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Among other professional pursuits, he serves as an editor of Landslide® magazine, the flagship publication of the ABA’s Section of Intellectual Property Law. Professor Halaby also is editor of Snell & Wilmer’s IP litigation blog,


Curriculum Vitae

B.S., University of Kansas

M.S., University of Kansas

J.D., University of Kansas School of Law