Turning Hardship into hope.

One of Arizona’s Top Ten Lawyers

Arizona Business Journal

Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America

American Trial Lawyers Association

500 Best Lawyers in the United States

Lawdragon Magazine

Expertise and experience you can trust.

For more than 40 years, Pat McGroder has handled a range of high-profile cases dealing with catastrophic injury and wrongful death. During this time, he has recovered more than $600 million for his clients, serving as lead counsel in more than 100 cases in which the verdict or settlement was in excess of $1 million. But as knowledgeable as Pat is at practicing law, the University of Notre Dame graduate is equally passionate about advocating for his clients.

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Dedicated to making a difference.

An architect of social change, Pat has been on the cutting edge of negligence trial and product liability litigation, leading to HMO reform, road design improvement, motor vehicle and aviation safety changes, and nursing home regulation. Pat’s focus is not only settling and winning cases. It’s about making changes in laws that prevent similar tragedies from happening again.

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Giving back to the community.

There’s no doubt that the state of Arizona holds a special place in Pat McGroder’s heart. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona Law School and is one of the youngest members to be selected to Maricopa County Bar Association Hall of Fame. Today, he continues to support the community by contributing his time to The Human Services Campus which serves the homeless and countless other worthwhile charities. He sits on many philanthropic boards in and around the Valley.

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“He has done a world of good for the rest of the country, and for all police officers.”
Jason Schechterle
City of Phoenix Police Officer
“His professional competence is only exceeded by his humanity toward his fellow man.”
Daniel Nastro
Retired Maricopa County Superior Court Judge
“The best personal injury trial lawyer I know, period.”
Grant Woods
Former Arizona Attorney General
“He is now, and always has been, a class act. He’s just the kind of guy who will stand up for his friends…the kind of guy you want in your corner.”
Rebecca White Berch
Arizona Supreme Court Justice
“Because of the sincere concern you have shown, it has restored our faith. Not necessarily in lawyers but that there are still some people who care.”
Chris Magadan
Former Client
“The real person and how they truly act and talk often is hidden behind the public image of their law firm or company. That is not the case with Pat McGroder.”
Mike Sunnucks
Phoenix Business Journal