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Farhang & Medcoff

(520) 790-5433

Ali J. Farhang

Ali

Managing Partner

Office: 520.790.5433
Fax: 520.790.5736
afarhang@fmazlaw.com

Practice Areas:
Labor & Employment Law
Commercial Litigation
Personal Injury Defense


Ali Farhang is an AV Rated attorney who practices in the areas of labor and employment, business consultation, commercial litigation, and personal injury defense.  Ali has litigated a wide variety of employment law claims under Title VII, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Arizona Civil Rights Act.  Ali has also advised and assisted management clients seeking to enforce covenants not to compete with respect to compliance issues.

Representative Cases and Publications

  • Arizona Employment Coordinator, WARN Act
  • Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act, Arizona Employment Law Handbook (2013)
  • Morningthunder v. Augusta Resource Corp., 2008 WL 2555110, Ariz.App. Div.2 (June 16, 2008)
  • “Non-Compete Agreements With Step-Down Provisions: Will Arizona Courts Enforce Them?”, Arizona Attorney (December 2005), cited as authority in Compass Bank v. Hartley, 430 F.Supp.2d 973 (D. Ariz. 2006)
  • First Magnus Financial Corp. v. Summit Mortgage, L.L.C., 2006 WL 2418918, W.D.Mo. (August 21, 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Hualipai Tribal Court, 2013-2014
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2009
  • Tohono O'Odham Nation Courts, 2005-2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2001
  • Supreme Court of Arizona, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1998
  • Supreme Court of Colorado, 1997

Education and Honors

  • State Bar of Arizona, Labor and Employment Section, Chair, 2012-2013
  • Top Lawyers, Tucson Lifestyle Magazine, 2011
  • State Bar of Arizona, Bar Leadership Insititue, 2010
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2010
  • Recipient of “40 Under 40 Award”, from Tucson Business Edge Magazine, 2006
  • University of Denver, College of Law, J.D., 1997
  • University of Arizona, B.A., 1993

Public Service and Community Involvement

  • Southern Arizona Leadership Committee, present
  • Frontier Little League, Head Coach, present
  • Fiesta Bowl Committee, present
  • Tucson Flash Youth Basketball, present
  • Catalina Foothills High School, Assistant Varsity Football Coach, present
  • Foothills Chargers Football Organization,  
    • President, 2011-2012
    • Head Coach, 2007-present
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