Kurt M. Brueckner is a co-founding member of the law offices of Titus Brueckner Spitler & Shelts PLC. Kurt is committed to solving client problems in a cost-efficient manner and to develop long-term relationships with clients. Kurt prides himself on being responsive to clients’ needs. Over several decades, Kurt has developed expertise in corporate law, business law, real estate, health care, mergers and acquisitions, securities, finance, intellectual property and work-outs.
Kurt represents individuals and companies ranging from start-ups to public companies. He has extensive experience in representing entrepreneurs, homebuilders, developers, hospitals, tech companies, lenders, brokerage firms, landlords, and businesses seeking debt and equity financing.
His work has been recognized by his peers as having been awarded the highest rating of AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review for over twenty consecutive years. Kurt is one of fourteen attorneys in the entire Southwest to receive the designation of “Super Lawyer” for business/corporate law. In addition to the practice of law, Kurt was inducted into the Scottsdale History Makers Hall of Fame for his many contributions to the community.
AV® Preeminent™ Rating for over twenty years, Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system, which connotes the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards
Southwest Super Lawyer®
Past President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Scottsdale Bar Association
Recipient of the Award of Excellence presented by the Scottsdale Bar Association
Named as an Exceptional Lawyer in the Southwest as published in Phoenix Magazine
Named one of Arizona’s Top Rated Lawyers as published in the Arizona Republic
Selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Real Estate Law by Martindale-Hubbell
Named one of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
Named as a Top Attorney in Arizona as published in Phoenix Magazine
Named as a Top Attorney in Arizona as published in The Legal Network
Member of the Executive Council and Committee on Rules and Regulations of the Securities Section of the State Bar of Arizona
Frequent lecturer on various business legal issues
Kurt has been a leader in the community for many years. He serves on the Executive Committee, and is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce. Kurt is the 2012 recipient of the Chamber’s Legacy Award and a two-time recipient of the Chairman’s Award. He serves on the Advisory Board for Scottsdale Leadership and is the recipient of the 2008 Frank W. Hodges Alumni Achievement Award presented by Scottsdale Leadership for his significant contributions to the community. Kurt has served on the Department of Finance Advisory Board at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Kurt is a member of the Scottsdale Charros and is a Director of the Scottsdale Charros Foundation. Kurt currently serves on the Advisory Board of Scottsdale Coalition of Today and Tomorrow with presidents and CEOs of various Scottsdale companies working to promote business in Scottsdale. Kurt has served as chairman of various City of Scottsdale boards and commissions.
Kurt is currently, and/or has in the past been, involved in various civic organizations, including:
Chairman of the Scottsdale City Transportation Commission
Vice-Chairman of Scottsdale Redevelopment Board
Board of Directors, Advisory Board and Graduate of Class II of Scottsdale Leadership
Vice-Chairman of the McDowell Corridor/South Scottsdale Task Force
Board of Trustees of Healthwest Regional Medical Center
City of Scottsdale Endowment Advisory Board
Current Chairman and Board of Directors of Scottsdale History Makers Committee
Board of Directors of Scottsdale Chamber Foundation
Member of Scottsdale Charros
Advisory Board for Scottsdale Coalition of Today and Tomorrow
Director of Heritage Foundation of Arizona
Non-profit Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health
Legal Counsel for the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, 1980. During law school, Kurt worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. After graduation, he served as in-house counsel for a fortune 100 corporation, and then worked for a national law firm based in San Francisco.
B.S. in Business Administration, magna cum laude, Arizona State University, 1977. Kurt was the recipient of scholarships from Continental Oil Corporation and the Alan du Bois Foundation.
State Bar of Arizona, 1981
United States District Court, District of Arizona, 1981