Education

Arizona State University College of Law

J.D., 2006

Arizona State University

B.S., Finance, 2002
  • magna cum laude

Bar Admission

Arizona

Carlos B Gutierrez

Of Counsel

Overview

Carlos Gutierrez focuses his practice in complex commercial litigation, including administrative and employment litigation. He has represented clients in disputes involving real estate and land development, lender liability, business and partnership breakups, the cannabis industry, local government officials and business licensing, unfair competition, commercial evictions, aviation, fraud and fraudulent transfers, successor liability, wrongful discharge and discrimination claims, wage claims, and lost profit claims.

Prominent Assignments

Litigated and second-chaired a jury trial awarding $1.8 million in damages in favor of a hangar operator at a municipal owned airport, plus a full award of attorney fees.

Represented a business owner that was constructively evicted from the premises resulting in a favorable settlement.

Represented a business owner seeking to collect on his judgment on claims of fraudulent transfers and successor liability resulting in a favorable settlement against a third-party.

Defended a doctor falsely accused of purchasing medical equipment resulting in a favorable defense.

Defended companies and individuals sued on discrimination and wage claims resulting in a favorable defense.

Litigated and assisted in the defense of a company accused of breaching a contract in South America worth millions of dollars in damages resulting in a favorable result after a jury trial.

Litigated and assisted in the defense of a county accused of wrongfully denying business permits resulting in a finding in favor of the county.

Litigated and assisted home builder in recovering damages resulting from a failed development of custom homes.

Defended a commercial land owner against claims of adverse possession resulting in a favorable settlement.

Defended an individual accused of breaching a partnership agreement related to a helicopter tour business resulting in a favorable settlement.

Professional Involvement

  • Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Alhambra Credit Union Board of Directors (Director)