Friday, March 24, 2017


Brian Foster

Commission Member

Mr. Foster is a Senior Partner at Snell & Wilmer where he has practiced law for the past 27 years.  Mr. Foster’s practice is concentrated in commercial litigation with an emphasis on business disputes, real estate litigation, employment litigation, criminal defense and partnership and sale of business disputes.  Mr. Foster is a frequent legal commentator on FOX 10 News and has made over 110 local and national appearances on various media outlets (FOX News & CNN) covering a variety of top news stories including the Jodi Arias trial.  Mr. Foster represents individuals and businesses in a variety of state and federal court cases as well as appearing before administrative and other judicial bodies.  Mr. Foster has obtained multiple multi-million dollar verdicts on behalf of his plaintiff business clients and has obtained numerous defense verdicts on behalf of the individuals and businesses he has represented.  Mr. Foster has been consistently recognized by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America® as well as obtaining recognition as a Southwest Super Lawyer® which is a recognition given to less than 5% of the attorneys practicing in the Southwest.  Mr. Foster has been passionate in his volunteer efforts including serving as a board member, board chair and capital campaign co-chair on behalf of the YMCA.  Mr. Foster has also served as a member of the Ahwatukee Foothills Village Planning Committee and as part of the City of Phoenix Parks and Library Bond Committee.