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Chrisanne M. Gultz concentrates her legal practice on workplace disputes in federal and state courts, including allegations of discrimination, retaliation and harassment. Additionally, Ms. Gultz manages allegations made against employers in federal and state organizations, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Civil Rights Division of the Arizona Attorney General's Office (ACRD). As second chair counsel in two jury trials, Ms. Gultz has experience in all stages of litigation, from case inception through discovery and even trial. Ms. Gultz's objective is to keep her clients out of court despite her litigation experience. In order to do this, Ms. Gultz carries out internal investigations, advises firms in a range of industries on compliance with the law, and creates employee handbooks.


  • Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona
    • J.D. - 2017
  • Arizona State University
    • B.S. - 2014
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2018
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2023

Professional Associations

  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Phoenix Zoo’s Wildest Club in Town


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2023, Labor and Employment Law – Management and Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Employment and Labor, 2022
  • PHOENIX Magazine Top Lawyers in Labor and Employment Law, 2022

Representative Cases

  • Second-chaired an 8-day trial in gender discrimination and defamation case in District Court of Arizona resulting in defense verdict.
  • Obtained summary judgment in District Court of Arizona on all claims by former employee alleging sexual harassment and retaliation.
  • Negotiated nominal settlement on behalf of employer in a claim alleging pregnancy discrimination.