|Office: Sierra Vista Office, Tucson Litigation Office
School: Greg earned his undergraduate degree from Hillsdale College and a law degree from the University of Arizona School of Law.
Greg Sakall is a Tucson native. He graduated from St. Gregory College Preparatory in 1991, and went on to graduate summa cum laude from Hillsdale College in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and History.
After graduating from Hillsdale, Mr. Sakall worked as a legal assistant with Goldberg & Osborne before attending the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law where he graduated summa cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree in 2001.
During law school, Mr. Sakall was a member and Business Editor of the Arizona Law Review, and an Ares Fellow. Following law school, Mr. Sakall clerked for the Hon. William D. Browning and the Hon. Cindy K. Jorgenson, both United States Federal District Court Judges in Tucson, Arizona. He also has experience working in the United States Department of Justice and an insurance defense firm.
Mr. Sakall rejoined Goldberg & Osborne, this time as a Staff Attorney, in August 2004. His practice focuses on Insurance Bad Faith, Commercial Trucking Accidents, Fire and Explosion Accidents, and Dram Shop Liability. He practices with David Diamond, and also assists in supervising Goldberg & Osborne’s Sierra Vista office. He is admitted to practice before the Arizona Supreme Court, the United States District Court of Arizona, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and various tribal courts including the Pascua Yaqui tribal court and the Tohono O’odham tribal court.
Mr. Sakall also is a Part-time Professor of the Practice at the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. He has taught such classes as Insurance Law, Conflict of Laws, Arizona Civil Procedure, constitutional law, and legal writing. He was named the Outstanding Young Alumni Volunteer in April 2011. He has published a law review note regarding the duties of insurance agents to advise their clients as to available coverages – Can the Public Really Count on Insurance Agents to Advise Them? A Critique of the “Special Circumstances” Test, 42 ARIZ. L. REV. 991 (2000).
Mr. Sakall was named to the 2015 list of the Southwest Super Lawyers®. He is a Board Member of the Pima County Bar Association (2013 – Present), and chair of its Rules Committee (2009 – Present). He was also appointed as a member of the Arizona Supreme Court’s Task Force on the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure in December 2014. He is a Barrister of the Morris K. Udall Inn of Court.
Mr. Sakall’s community involvement focuses on children’s issues, the arts, and church-related activities.