Serving the litigation needs of Arizona's businesses.
Ms. Limón-Wynn has extensive litigation experience in state and federal court, and arbitration. Her clients range from among publicly-traded companies; small, locally-owned businesses and start-ups; and executives and licensed professionals.
Monica Limón-Wynn spent the first 14 years of her legal career in Phoenix, Arizona at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. , a full-service Southwest-based law firm with more than 400 attorneys. At the time she left the firm in 2012 to form Limón-Wynn Law, PLLC, she was a partner in the firm's commercial litigation practice group and was Chair of the firm's Diversity Committee. She also previously had served on the firm's Hiring Committee and Ethics Committee. During her tenure at Snell, Ms. Limón-Wynn developed expertise litigating complex business disputes including in jury trials involving trademark and patent infringement matters, trade secret misappropriation and lease transactions; arbitrations involving real estate purchase transactions, business asset purchase transactions, and software license agreements; and numerous evidentiary hearings seeking injunctive and other equitable relief.
At Limón-Wynn Law, PLLC, Ms. Limón-Wynn has litigated a wide variety of contract-related disputes including regarding software license agreements, commercial real estate transactions, asset purchase transactions, employment agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, distributor agreements, supply agreements and partnership agreements. She has extensive experience drafting severance agreements, employment agreements containing noncompete, nonsolicitation and nondisclosure provisions, and independent contractor agreements. Her employment-related litigation experience includes wage claims and claims for unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation and tortious interference with business relationships and contracts. She has successfully tried several actions in state and federal court and in arbitration, and several matters involving injunctive relief or receivership appointments. She has served as local counsel in both state and federal court.
Ms. Limón-Wynn advises clients who are entering into business agreements, counsels professionals and business owners in evaluating options regarding existing contracts, and counsels employers on approaches to limit potential liability in a variety of employment situations. Clients have retained Ms. Limón-Wynn to meet with and advise potential candidates (including executives) regarding compliance with pre-hiring and post-termination obligations.
For several years, Ms. Limón-Wynn has provided advice and counsel to her broadcast media clients. She has conducted presentations on media law and represented members of the media in disputes involving the First Amendment, defamation, public records laws, subpoenas, camera access in the courtroom and workplace harassment. Ms. Limón-Wynn has litigated a significant number of lawsuits involving claims for defamation, false light, and invasion of privacy.
Ms. Limón-Wynn earned her Juris Doctorate from the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in 1998. During law school, she was the Senior Editor of Jurimetrics, The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology. Jurimetrics, published quarterly, is a peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Bar Association Section of Science and Technology Law and ASU Law's Center for Law, Science & Innovation. Jurimetrics is the oldest journal of law and science in the United States, and enjoys a circulation of more than 8,000, which includes all members of the ABA Section of Science and Technology Law.
Ms. Limón-Wynn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University in December 1984. IBM Corporation hired Ms. Limón-Wynn in February 1985 as a Systems Engineer working in its Phoenix branch office. By the end of her 10-year career at IBM, Ms. Limón-Wynn had led a team of engineers for one Fortune 500 corporation, and had served for several years as an Advisory Client Representative for another. During her tenure at IBM, Ms. Limón-Wynn sold and supported IBM's Enterprise Systems hardware and software, which included mainframe computers, high-end storage systems and database system software, and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) systems, networking systems, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) systems and consulting services. Ms. Limón-Wynn left IBM in 1995 to attend law school. Once her one-year leave of absence from IBM ended in August 1996, Ms. Limón-Wynn's tenure with IBM came to a close as she went on to earn her law degree and enter private practice.
Ms. Limón-Wynn holds a Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ of AV® Preeminent™. An AV Preeminent Rating is a measure of an attorney's skill, experience and recognition by peers. This prestigious rating is earned only by experienced lawyers who have demonstrated both a high degree of skill and ethical standards throughout his or her legal career. Since 2018, the preeminent lawyer ranking service, Super Lawyers, ranked Ms. Limón-Wynn among the “Southwest Super Lawyers,” an honor for less than five percent of all attorneys in the State of Arizona. She was selected for her excellence in business litigation.