A Track Record of Excellence in Civil & Criminal Matters.

About Douglas

An attorney since 1974, Mr. Behm uses his more than 40 years of legal experience to provide the highest level of assistance and support possible to those he represents. A former New York City assistant district attorney and federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice in the Eastern District of New York, Mr. Behm prosecuted a wide range of cases in both state and federal court, ranging from tax evasion and securities fraud to criminal RICO cases, gaining extensive trial and appellate experience in the process.  Since leaving the government in 1987, Mr. Behm has been a partner in large firms, as well as a solo practitioner, handling civil cases in which as much as a billion dollars were at stake and high-profile criminal matters. 

Armed with the invaluable insight he gained as a prosecutor, and with the large-firm skills he developed over the last three decades, Mr. Behm delivers effective solutions and strategies to help his clients protect their rights and interests in the face of serious criminal charges or complex litigation.  He provides big firm representation skills with small firm attention to the client, at a lower cost.

Douglas F. Behm

Widely recognized as one of the top civil and criminal litigation attorneys in the region, Mr. Behm is listed in Best Lawyers in America, is a “Southwest Super Lawyer,” holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and has received a “First Tier” Best Law Firm rating from U.S. News & World Report. He is also listed in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and is a fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America. 

With such extensive and diverse experience and impressive credentials, Douglas Behm is well-positioned to help you with your important legal needs regardless of how complex or challenging. To find out more, please contact his law office for a free initial consultation.

Practice Areas

Civil Matters

Even as a solo practitioner, Mr. Behm has represented clients as large as the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and as small as individual defendants.

Criminal Matters

Mr. Behm conducts white-collar criminal and regulatory agency defense against the U.S. Department of Justice, the SEC, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services OIG, the IRS, the DEA., and state Attorney General’s offices and securities regulators, among others.  

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