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About Leo Beus
An esteemed Phoenix lawyer named Leo Beus passed away on Monday. He was 78. Beus co-founded the law firm Beus Gilbert in Phoenix, where he oversaw the litigation division. U.S. News & World Report named the law firm as one of the top firms in the nation for land use and zoning law.
Beus Gilbert PLLC, a prestigious boutique law company that specializes in high-stakes litigation, real estate, and zoning law, was co-founded by Leo Beus. Mr. Beus is the head of the firm’s litigation division and focuses on defending plaintiffs in high-stakes cases including securities, real estate, investment fraud, lender liability, legal malpractice, antitrust, trademark, intellectual property, and director responsibility.
In plaintiffs’ cases where Mr. Beus served as the lead attorney, his clients received verdicts and settlements totaling more than $4 billion. Additionally, Mr. Beus has successfully defended defendants in shareholder derivative and antitrust claims with up to $1 billion in stakes.
In both his profession and his community, Mr. Beus has won countless accolades. The President’s Club at Arizona State University is co-chaired by Mr. Beus and his wife Annette. His peers have awarded him the highest rating of AV® Preeminent Lawyer in Martindale-Hubbell, and he is also listed among the top attorneys in America in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers & Partners USA Guide, and Southwest Super Lawyers.
Mr. Beus was selected Benchmark Litigation Star in the upcoming 2016 edition as well as Litigator of the Week by Litigation Daily. The Wall Street Journal, New York Post, Crain’s New York Business, Litigation Daily, Benchmark, and Law360 are just a few of the national business and industry publications that have featured him.
He was a devoted graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Brigham Young University.
Leo Beus was married to his wife Annette. The couple stayed and worked together as one. Annette and Leo recently served as co-chairs for the President’s Club of Arizona State University.
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