Board Member Biographies


Mr. Philip Whitaker


  • Board Member – CADS Foundation

Philip Whitaker has been practicing law in Phoenix, Arizona since 1987. He represents parties in commercial litigation and in business matters. He has been with Stegall, Katz & Whitaker, PC since 1992. He is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell (Judicial Edition), and is selected to Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, and as a Top AV Rated Lawyer in Arizona for Commercial and Business Litigation and Arbitration by the American Lawyer Magazine. He currently serves on the Board for the Maricopa County Bar Association Litigation Section and on its Continuing Legal Education Committee.

Philip Whitaker is the District Governor for the western portion of Arizona for Lions Club International. He is a member of the North Phoenix Lions Club, and serves on the Board of the North Phoenix Lions Club and on its committee which recommends charitable giving. He also serves as a community member with the Institutional Review Board for Banner Good Samaritan Hospital.

Mr. Whitaker is married with three children and four dogs. He graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Riverside, with High Honors, where he met his wife, Ann.