Henry M Stein, Managing Partner

For over 25 years, Henry M. Stein has represented clients throughout the Phoenix and east Valley area, including Mesa, Tempe, Chandler, Gilbert and Queen Creek. Mr. Stein, along with his partner and wife, established the law firm of STEIN and STEIN, P.C. in 1984. The firm consists of its two founding attorneys, Henry and Maria Stein, along with their support staff.

Mr. Stein was born in New York in 1958 and later moved to Arizona in 1968. He graduated Marcos de Niza high school in Tempe, Arizona and went on to graduate Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, magna cum laude. Mr. Stein then attended Arizona State University College of Law, graduating in 1983.
Since his admission to the Arizona State Bar and the United States District Court in 1983, Mr. Stein has primarily represented business clients in the following areas:

  • Business formation
  • Commercial (business) transactions
  • Business litigation
  • Intra-company disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Franchises
  • Arbitration
  • Debt Collection
  • Real Estate matters
  • Construction matters
  • Landlord-tenant
  • Business torts

Mr. Stein represents or has represented small and medium size business clients from a variety of industries including companies in the following areas:

  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Franchisers
  • Travel/leisure business
  • Professional service providers
  • Manufacturing
  • Printing
  • Aviation
  • Communications
  • Computer
  • Leasing
  • Medical
  • Janitorial
  • Sub-contracting
  • Insurance
  • Restaurant
  • Agriculture
  • Retail
  • Security
  • Automotive
  • Trucking
  • Consulting
  • Lobbying
  • Electronics

During his more than 25 years as a practicing attorney, Mr. Stein has frequently served as general counsel to businesses for many, many years. In fact, Mr. Stein is proud to say that one of his first clients from 1984 remains an active client now. He is available to serve clients' needs, whether for a single transaction or for an extended period of time addressing legal needs as they may arise from time-to-time.

Mr. Stein is a licensed member of the State Bar of Arizona and belongs to the following other professional organizations/ associations: Maricopa County Bar Association, United States District Court, District of Arizona and East Valley Bar Association (former president).

Although he has extensive experience in litigating or arbitrating cases, Mr. Stein's approach is to negotiate a just and equitable resolution of the client's issues, whenever possible. Of course, there are circumstances where litigation or arbitration is the only option. If that must be the case, Mr. Stein is ready to protect each client's interests and litigate the matter to its conclusion. Mr. Stein provides thorough and effective representation for his clients, ensuring their interests are protected.

Areas of Practice:
  • Business (Commercial) Litigation and Arbitration
  • Business Formation
  • Franchise and Franchise Litigation or Arbitration
  • Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation
  • Debt Collections
  • Disputes Amongst Business Owners
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Administrative Law

Litigation Percentage:

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • Bar Admissions:
  • Arizona, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona

Education:

    • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
      J.D.
    • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
      B.S.
      Honors: Magna Cum Laude
      Major: Economics

    Professional Associations and Memberships:

    • State Bar of Arizona, 1983
      Member
    • East Valley Bar Association, 2007
      Former President

    Pro Bono Activities:

    • Founding Member, Board of Directors of Chandler Preparatory Academy
    • Memberships
      & Associations

    • State Bar of Arizona