Justin J. Larson’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in state and federal court. He represents individuals and entities in a variety of civil litigation matters, including commercial contract disputes, labor and employment disputes, real estate disputes, and securities litigation and arbitration.
Prior to joining Galbut Beabeau, Justin served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Jennifer M. Perkins on the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.
Justin is a graduate of Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, where he was awarded the Alan Matheson Scholarship, served as an editor on Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology, and received multiple academic and extra-curricular awards. While a law student, Justin completed externships with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, and Arizona Department of Administration’s Governor’s Regulatory Review Council.
Prior to law school, Justin received his undergraduate degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University, and held positions at the Arizona Corporation Commission and Arizona House of Representatives.
In his free time, Justin enjoys playing guitar, creative writing, history, and Chicago Bears football.
- Business Litigation
- Residential Construction Fraud
- Outside General Counsel
- Family Office Services
Federalist Society, Phoenix Lawyers Chapter (Member)
Honors & Awards
ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
- CALI Awards (highest grade): Litigation Experience and Constitutional Law II
- Willard H. Pedrick Scholar
- Snell & Wilmer Outstanding 3L Mentor Award
B.S., Political Science, Arizona State University
- Summa cum laude
- Junior Research Fellow
- Dean’s List
Justin is a regular contributor to various legal publications.
Recent and upcoming publications include:
- Justin Larson, House of the Rising Sun: SolarCity Corp. v. Arizona Department of Revenue and the Taxation of Leased Solar Panels, 59 Jurimetrics Journal 375 (2019).
- Grant H. Frazier & Justin J. Larson, When the Rule Invites the Exceptions: How the Arizona Supreme Court's Attempt to Clarify the Economic Loss Rule in Flagstaff Affordable Housing Has Led to Discontinuity in Subsequent Application, 25 Barry Law Review [TBD] (2020).