Banking, Business, Real Estate, Commercial Law and Mediation

Founding Partner


The Hill Firm was founded by lawyers with nearly twenty five years of experience at large law firms and governmental agencies.  It was founded with the conviction that skilled and effective legal representation should be provided without the exorbitant price tag commonly associated with big law firms.  The Hill Firm is “small” but only in its number of lawyers.  It practices “big” law and its clients receive the personal attention of successful and experienced lawyers dedicated to their client’s goals and success. 

The Hill Firm offers a full range of legal services to a wide variety of clients in the areas of banking, business, real estate and commercial law.  The Hill Firm represents national banks, privately held and mid-size banks, private equity investment firms and hedge funds, prominent real estate brokerage firms, builders and contractors, and large commercial landlords.  Travis B. Hill, the founder of The Hill Firm, is an experienced trial attorney who has successfully prosecuted or defended over five hundred lawsuits during his career.  Mr. Hill’s practice primarily involves commercial litigation, real estate disputes, business law, creditor’s rights, bankruptcy, foreclosures, receiverships, commercial lease disputes, construction defect and general civil litigation of contract and tort claims in Arizona Superior Court or the United States District Court of Arizona. 

In addition to representing large, mid-sized and small companies, The Hill Firm is proud to represent owners of small businesses, families and individuals.  The lawyers at The Hill Firm live in the Ahwatukee Foothills area of Phoenix and are pleased to offer their legal services to their neighbors and small business owners in the Southeast Valley of Phoenix.  The Hill Firm assists these business owners and individuals in a variety of contract and business disputes, liability defense, serious personal injury and wrongful death cases and prosecution of claims against insurers who wrongfully deny insurance claims. 

Because of their experience as litigators, and with specialized training in the area of alternative dispute resolution, The Hill Firm is utilized as mediators by parties interested in resolving their lawsuits or claims without the costly expenses associated with litigation.  Elizabeth S. Hill (“Liz”) is an attorney, ombudsman and mediator whose practice is focused on the prevention and resolution of conflict.  Liz draws upon her experience and training to put theory into practice and help parties efficiently, economically and effectively resolve their disputes.  She is known for her integrity and professionalism as well as her ability to build rapport and earn trust quickly.  Her goal is to help parties achieve a durable resolution without the costly expenses of litigation.  Liz’s experience covers a range of subject matters – including state and local taxation, Arizona Open Meeting Law, Arizona Public Records Law, and employee relations.  Her experience as an organizational ombudsman focused on assisting employees at all levels of a large complex organization obtain clarity and understanding, effectively communicate, and negotiate resolution.      

The right lawyer makes a difference.  This is true regardless of whether the case is a complex commercial or real estate dispute, or a simple breach of contract.  Sound advice, solid strategies and strong representation are the hallmarks of The Hill Firm.  As a client, you will work with the lawyers to develop a practical approach to achievement of your objectives and, our goal is to deliver results.