Attorneys

Our Attorneys

Our firm has built a reputation as effective civil trial attorneys with a successful history in complex matters involving truck, RV, and mass transit accidents. Our lawyers, paralegals and support staff have consistently demonstrated exceptional depth and skill in responding, both individually and collectively, to the changing and complex needs of our clients.

HPC attorneys Shawn Cunningham, John David (“Chip”) Harris, and Frank Powers have all received an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbells Peer Review Rating process [JB1]*.

The above attorneys are also proud to have been inducted as members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (MDAF). The MDAF is an organization recognized as the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States. Only attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients are inducted into the organization. It was founded in 1993 and includes many of the top trial lawyers in the country among its 3,000 members. Certification by the MDAF provides recognition of the skills, experience, and accomplishments of these lawyers. It also establishes a national network of highly experienced colleagues who engage in information exchange, assistance, and professional referral.

Our Attorneys

Our firm has built a reputation as effective civil trial attorneys with a successful history in complex matters involving truck, RV, and mass transit accidents. Our lawyers, paralegals and support staff have consistently demonstrated exceptional depth and skill in responding, both individually and collectively, to the changing and complex needs of our clients.

HPC attorneys Shawn Cunningham, John David (“Chip”) Harris, and Frank Powers have all received an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbells Peer Review Rating process [JB1]*.

The above attorneys are also proud to have been inducted as members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum (MDAF). The MDAF is an organization recognized as the most prestigious group of trial lawyers in the United States. Only attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients are inducted into the organization. It was founded in 1993 and includes many of the top trial lawyers in the country among its 3,000 members. Certification by the MDAF provides recognition of the skills, experience, and accomplishments of these lawyers. It also establishes a national network of highly experienced colleagues who engage in information exchange, assistance, and professional referral.

 

Frank I.Powers

Frank I.Powers is an owner/stockholder of the firm. He was born in Illinois and has made Phoenix, Arizona his home since 1990. Mr. Powers obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Arizona State University in 1986. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois, where he also served as an Executive Editor of the Law Review. Mr. Powers devotes all of his law practice to representing clients who have been seriously injured or who have lost loved ones due to the wrongful conduct or negligence of others.

Shawn M. Cunningham

Shawn M. Cunningham is an owner/stockholder of the firm. Mr. Cunningham was born in Wyoming and made Phoenix, Arizona his home in 1986 after receiving his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, cum laude, from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Cunningham obtained his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, in 1989 from Arizona State University College of Law where he was named to the Dean’s List. While in law school, Mr. Cunningham was named to the Order of Barristers, and served as Chairman of the Executive Moot Court Board. Mr. Cunningham devotes his practice to representing clients who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own or who have lost loved ones due to the wrongful conduct or negligence of others. Mr. Cunningham is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a professional organization that recognizes the accomplishments of lawyers who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for their clients. Mr. Cunningham is a frequent presenter at seminars. Mr. Cunningham lives in the Phoenix area and is active in several professional and civic organizations.

Matthew L. McClellan

Matthew L. McClellan was born in New Jersey and has made Phoenix, Arizona his home since 1998. Mr. McClellan obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, summa cum laude, from Arizona State University in 2000. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law in 2003, where he also served as Business Articles Editor for the Fordham International Law Journal.

 

 

Our law firm, attorneys and lawyers work in all areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death law throughout Arizona including, but not limited to the cities of: Phoenix, Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Avondale, Carefree, Casa Grande, Chandler, Cottonwood, El Mirage, Flagstaff, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Kingman, Litchfield Park, Maricopa, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Pinetop-Lakewood, Prescott, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Sedona, Showlow, Sun City, Sun City West, Surprise, Tempe, Tucson, Verde Valley, Wickenburg and more.