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Brian R. Booker


Brian Booker is a Partner in the Phoenix office of Weinberg Wheeler Hudgins Gunn & Dial.

With a proven skill and passion for trial law, Mr. Booker’s practice includes extensive experience defending product manufacturers in the context of property damage and catastrophic injury/wrongful death, including automotive products, towing/trailers, fire litigation, and chemical substance exposure involving both industrial and household products. Mr. Booker has also defended auto manufacturers in product liability actions involving almost everything that can happen in a moving vehicle. He also has extensive experience litigating matters involving general business disputes, insurance bad faith, real estate litigation, professional liability including legal malpractice defense, direct sales/multi-level marketing, financial services, manufacturing, and dram shop and general premises liability. 

Mr. Booker has represented many corporations and individuals in actions involving business torts, including business and personal defamation claims, fraud/misrepresentation, misappropriation of trade secrets/proprietary information, tortious interference, and unfair competition.  He has also represented financial institutions and consumer financial services companies in wire fraud actions and in FCRA, FDCPA, and state law claims, as well as residential and commercial mortgage brokers in state courts and state regulatory actions.

An AV preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Booker is recognized in Best Lawyers in America® and Southwest Super Lawyers® for Business/Commercial litigation. He is also a Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America (LCA) and an adjunct professor at Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

Having grown up in the Valley, community involvement is a priority for Mr. Booker. He is currently a member of the Thunderbirds and serves on the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Board. He has served on the board of Cancer Support Community Arizona, the Justa Center, and was the inaugural board chair for the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce. He also served as a Big Brother with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Central Arizona. 

In 2003, Mr. Booker received the Judge Learned Hand Award for Emerging Leadership from the American Jewish Committee. 

Mr. Booker earned his B.A. from Stanford University and his J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Arizona and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.


Stanford University, B.A., 1991, with departmental honors

University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1994

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Awards & Recognitions

Named Fellow of Litigation Counsel of America (LCA)

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated

The Best Lawyers in America© distinction in Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2015-2020)

Sustaining Member, Arizona's Finest Lawyers

Top Lawyer, Phoenix Magazine 

Southwest Super Lawyers®, Super Lawyers List, Business Litigation (2012-2018; 2024)

American Jewish Committee Judge Learned Hand Award for Emerging Leadership (2003)

Valley Leadership Class XXIII

Professional & Community Activities

Adjunct Professor, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law (2011-present)

The Thunderbirds

Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation

Maricopa County Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI), member

National Bar Association, member

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