Peters, Cannata & Moody plc
3030 N. Third Street, Suite 905
Phoenix, Arizona 85012

(602) 248-2900
(602) 248-2999 FAX

John W. Moody


Mr. Moody's practice focuses on government relations and legislative affairs, as well as media and constitutional law, public records and public access laws, environmental, education, business and professional regulation, public finance, banking, administrative and regulatory law. He regularly appears before the Arizona Legislature and numerous state and local governmental bodies and has extensive experience advising clients on legislative, administrative and regulatory matters, developing and managing grassroots coalitions and assisting clients with matters before various departments, agencies and other governmental entities. He also has extensive trial experience involving complex commercial and civil litigation. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Moody was a Deputy Maricopa County Attorney in the Criminal Trial Division of the Maricopa County Attorney's Office where he prosecuted felony criminal cases.

  • Lobbying and government relations
  • Administrative and Regulatory Law
  • Litigation
Court Admissions
  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, District of arizona
  • J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, 1992
  • B.S., University of Arizona, 1988
Employment History
  • Peters, Cannata & Moody, P.L.C., 2007-current
  • Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C., 1999-2007
  • Shimmel, Hill, Bishop & Gruender, P.C., 1995-99
  • Maricopa County Attorney's Office, 1992-95
Professional and Civic Service
  • Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce: Board of Directors, Political Action Committee (Chairman), Public Affairs Committee, Greater Phoenix Crime Coalition, Downtown Phoenix Revitalization Task Force, Governance and Audit Committee, and Legal and Regulatory Reform Committee
  • Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry: Public Affairs Committee, Environment Committee, Solid and Hazardous Waste Subcommittee, and Legal, Regulatory and Financial Affairs Committee
  • State Bar of Arizona: Trial Practice and Business Law Sections, Corporate and Business Law Subsection, Appointments Committee, Consumer Information and Education Task Force
  • Maricopa County Bar Association: Bench-Bar Committee, Past Member: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Continuing Legal Education, and Awards Committee
  • American Bar Association: Litigation and Business Law Sections
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • University of Arizona Sigma Chi Fraternity Alumni Association
  • Phoenix Active 20-30 Club (Past Active)
  • Camelback Kiwanis
  • Boy Scouts of America (Scout Leader - Arcadia Troop 6)
Professional Honors and Awards
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • "Forty Under 40," The Business Journal, 2005
  • Best Lawyers in America (2013-present) for Government Relations
We encourage you to contact us to learn more about our firm and how we might be of assistance to you or your organization.

(602) 248-2900