Jeff Brooke is a founding partner of the firm who has devoted the majority of his practice to defending product liability claims against manufacturers. From captain of the Northwestern University football team to captain in the U.S. Marine Corps, Jeff has had extensive practice as a leader. As "captain" of the Phoenix office since 1985, his product liability defense practice has taken him from coast to coast, trying cases for some of the world's largest automotive manufacturers.
Jeff has handled numerous cases involving automobiles, trucks, sport utility vehicles, motorcycles, helmets and off-road vehicles. With more than 35 years of experience, he has also tried cases involving all-terrain vehicles and capital equipment including cranes, electrical switchgear aircraft and forklifts. As a pilot himself, Jeff understands the needs of his aviation clients.
Jeff has spoken on the subjects of vehicle design, stability and handling, and crashworthiness at continuing legal education. He served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps between 1969 and 1972 as a defense lawyer and military judge.