Garrett J. Olexa with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon Attorneys at Law in Phoenix, Arizona

Garrett J. Olexa Member

P: 602.262.5863
F: 602.495.2683
L: Peoria

Mr. Olexa is a litigator and transactional attorney whose broad-based practice includes commercial and personal injury litigation, real estate litigation and transactions, business formation and corporate transactions and estate planning.

Areas of Focus

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Formation and Corporate Transactions
  • Estate Planning
  • Labor and Employment Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Real Estate Transactions and Litigation

Representative Engagements

  • Successfully prosecuted a commercial lease dispute for a manufacturer and retailer of high end custom furniture resulting in a $1.2M verdict

  • Achieved a favorable Arizona jury award of $3.7 million for an Arizona based company stemming from a commercial dispute with a national company

  • Successful defense of a billion dollar a year national company against claims for tortious interference, defamation and trade libel

  • Representation of Employers, Employees and Independent Contractors in business formation, contract drafting, general business and employment advice, and litigation
  • Representation of Commercial Landlords and Tenants in Landlord/Tenant disputes, litigation, and lease negotiations
  • Representation of Business Owners and Commercial Contractor and Home Owners in breach of contract claims
  • Representation of both Parties in Real Estate Breach of Contract, Negligence, and Quiet Title Actions
  • Representation of national manufacturer of pool chemicals in class action product liability litigation
  • Representation of defendant national liquor manufacturer in breach of contract action
  • Representation of national manufacturers in multiple product liability cases
  • Representation of plaintiffs (both persons and corporations) against manufacturers
  • Estate planning advice and preparation

Articles, Publications and Presentations

Digital Media

Honors, Appointments and Awards

Professional Affiliations

  • Leadership West Graduate
    Class XV
  • Leadership West
    Board of Directors
  • West Maricopa County Bar Association
    President, 2011-2012
    Treasurer, 2010
    Secretary, 2009
  • City of Surprise Chamber of Commerce
    Member, 2014
  • State Bar of Arizona
    Civil Jury Instructions Committee, Member, 2003-2005
  • American Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • City of Phoenix Committee
    Neighborhood Revitalization and Housing Subcommittee, Member, 2005

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona, 1995
  • Pennsylvania, 1994
  • New Jersey, 1994

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1995


  • J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1994
  • B.S., LaSalle University, Business Administration, 1991
    maxima cum laude