Maxwell T. Riddiough

Professional Experience

Maxwell T. Riddiough received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona in 2011, graduating magna cum laude in history and economics.  He then attended the University of Wisconsin Law School.  While in law school, Mr. Riddiough served as a judicial extern for the late Justice N. Patrick Crooks of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, and worked at a law firm in Tucson which practiced commercial, insurance, and creditor’s rights litigation.  As a law student, Mr. Riddiough served on the editorial board of the Wisconsin Law Review and received his Juris Doctor in 2015 with a curricular concentration in real estate law.  He returned to the Tucson area and gained admission to the State Bar of Arizona that same year.

After law school, Mr. Riddiough served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Paul E. Tang of the Pima County Superior Court.  In his clerkship, he gained valuable exposure to the litigation process from the bench’s perspective.  Mr. Riddiough joined the Pima County Attorney’s Office in 2016, where he worked as a prosecutor in the Criminal Division for nearly two years.  There, he obtained substantial practical experience with litigation and pretrial motions practice.

Mr. Riddiough has a proven track record of success in the courtroom, and has conducted over a dozen jury trials in Pima County Superior and Justice Courts, as well as over fifty bench trials and evidentiary hearings. He was also honored with the 2017 Misdemeanor DUI Prosecutor of the Year Award by Mothers Against Drunk Driving.  Outside of court, Mr. Riddiough also obtained proficiency as a negotiator, resolving countless felony cases through the plea bargaining process on terms favorable to the State of Arizona.  As a former prosecutor, Maxwell T. Riddiough possesses an acute understanding of the challenges and complexities that the litigation process poses. He also has the advocacy skills needed to accurately evaluate a case and achieve successful outcomes for clients.

Mr. Riddiough joined the firm in 2018. His practice concentrates on the needs of businesses and professionals. Although he primarily focuses on commercial litigation, he also handles business, real estate, construction, bankruptcy, and professional liability matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Law

Admitted Jurisdictions

Mr. Riddiough is admitted to practice in all state courts of Arizona, the Federal District of Arizona, and the state courts of Wisconsin.


A Wisconsin native, Maxwell T. Riddiough considers Tucson his adoptive hometown, having grown up in the area and attended local schools.  In his free time, he enjoys running, hiking, golfing, and spending time with family and friends.

Tuc: 520.884.9694
Phx: 602.258.4559
Fax: 520.323.4613
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