Nicholas J. Scavio

Attorney

Nick is a business attorney and senior litigator at the firm. He serves clients in various industries, including cannabis, insurance, commercial real estate, communications, entertainment, healthcare and wellness, hospitality, and transportation and logistics.

In recent years, Nick has represented clients in several multi-million dollar actions and litigated various claims. However, he also serves as outside counsel to companies concerning business transactions and employment matters.

He is licensed to practice law in Arizona and Utah. Additionally, he has worked on litigation matters in courts across the western states, including California, Colorado, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. He has been recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers as a Rising Star every year since 2016, an honor bestowed on him by his peers.

Nick lives in Phoenix with his wife and two children. Despite his longstanding ties to Arizona, Nick remains an avid Minnesota Vikings and Twins fan in good times and bad. If he is not in the office, feel free to look for him at the golf course.

Education

A.S.U., Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, J.D.

Arizona State University, B.I.S.

Bar & Court Admissions

Arizona State Bar

Utah State Bar

United States District Court for the District of Arizona

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional Memberships

Maricopa County Bar Association

Arizona Dispensaries Association

Marijuana Industry Trade Association

International Cannabis Bar Association

National Cannabis Industry Association

California Cannabis Industry Association

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Spoke on the Green Entrepreneur Podcast about Amazon’s decision to stop testing employees for cannabis

Proposition 207 and the First Six Months of Recreational Marijuana in Arizona (CLE co-presenter), Maricopa County Bar Association (June 2021)

Special Distinctions & Achievements

Super Lawyers® Southwest Rising Stars (2016-2021)

Community Involvement

Director of Litigation Section, Maricopa County Bar Association (2021)