Jay A. Fradkin, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon Attorneys at Law

Jay A. Fradkin Member

P: 602.262.5921
F: 602.495.2621
L: Phoenix

Mr. Fradkin is Chair of the firm's Healthcare Litigation Department. He is a litigator with extensive trial experience in the areas of medical and professional malpractice defense, products liability, personal injury defense, and insurance defense. He focuses his practice on the defense of physicians, hospitals and other medical professionals in medical malpractice cases. His clients include medical malpractice insurance carriers, including the largest medical liability insurer in Arizona, as well as several self-insured hospitals and medical centers across the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Mr. Fradkin also represents physicians and other professionals before various licensing boards in disciplinary matters.

Mr. Fradkin has more than 30 years of experience conducting significant personal injury and wrongful death trials for both plaintiffs and defendants. He is a Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the State Bar of Arizona's Board of Legal Specialization.

Representative Engagements

  • Mr. Fradkin has more than 30 years of experience in conducting professional liability and personal injury trials. He has focused his practice on the defense of physicians, hospitals and other medical professionals in medical malpractice cases on behalf of the largest medical liability insurer in Arizona, other carriers, and several Valley hospitals and medical centers

  • Mr. Fradkin has taken more than 60 jury trials to verdict, approximately 50 of them being medical or other professional liability cases, as well as significant personal injury or wrongful death matters

  • Mr. Fradkin also represents physicians and other professionals before various licensing boards in disciplinary matters

Articles, Publications and Presentations


Honors, Appointments and Awards

  • Listed, Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers (2016) in the category of Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2008-2017) in the categories of  Health Care Law, Litigation - Health Care, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers (2007-2016) in the category of Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Defense

  • Best of the Bar, The Business Journal (2004)


Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
    Litigation Section, Member

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona, 1981

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1981

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 1981
    With Honors
    North Carolina Law Review, Board of Editors
  • B.A., University of Rochester, 1978
    magna cum laude