Daryl Manhart, Esq.
Daryl Manhart is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell. He is a senior shareholder handling commercial and real estate transactions, commercial litigation, and general business representation. Daryl is also the firm’s principal appellate attorney handling civil appeals, including special actions, in state and federal appellate courts in diverse practice areas, including cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The firm’s trial lawyers regularly consult with him on significant motions and other matters to help position cases for a successful outcome on appeal. Daryl is called upon by lawyers in other firms for consultation on their appeals or for referral as appellate counsel.
Daryl also served for ten years as an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University from 1995 – 2004. He taught business law at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Business & Corporate Law
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Arizona
Areas of Concentration
Land Use and Zoning
Real Estate Litigation
Honors & Awards
Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5*
*AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
• Representation of buyers and sellers of businesses, or with respect to sales of substantial assets of a business
• Representation of title insurance companies in various litigation matters with respect to Arizona properties
• Establishing and litigating real property easements
• Representation of appliance/consumer product rental companies
• Preparation of documents and advising clients regarding contractor, subcontractor, and other construction contracts and representation in litigation
• Advising clients with respect to corporate director, officer, and shareholder matters
• Representation of Arizona state and Maricopa County agencies in various litigation and appeals, including opposition to class action claims
Adjunct Professor, Grand Canyon University, 1995 – 2004
American Bar Association
State Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
American Chemical Society
U.S. Supreme Court Decisions:
In re: Gaynes, 27 B.R. 161 (1983)