Melissa Gardner is a partner in the Phoenix office of GRSM. Ms. Gardner is also licensed in Illinois and is a member of the National Trial Practice Group. She is an experienced litigator who handles sophisticated legal disputes. She currently handles all aspects of litigation, from claim inception through resolution at trial or on appeal. Ms. Gardner has first chaired numerous trials and arbitrations, both before the judge and jury. She regularly counsels corporate and private individuals alike in the defense of a wide array of legal actions. Ms. Gardner has actively litigated cases involving medical fraud, auto accidents, trucking and transportation, personal injury, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death, breach of contract, insurance coverage and bad faith issues to name a few.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
- CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy, 2014
- Arizona Women Lawyer’s Association
- State Bar of Arizona
- State Bar of Illinois
- Chicago Bar Association