Lesa J. Storey


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AV® Preeminent

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  • Real Estate
    University Miami University, B.S., magna cum laude, 1981
    Law SchoolArizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1986
    Admitted1986, Arizona

    Professional & Community Involvement
    •Chair, The Heather Farr Golf Tournament
    •Member, Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Council of 100
    •Member, Executive Women's Golf Association
    •Member, Phoenix Field and Obedience Club
    •Member, Valley Partnership

    BornFremont, Ohio, October 9, 1958

    Lesa J. Storey represents real estate development interests, primarily in connection with the acquisition, entitlement, financing, development and disposition of mixed-use developments, master-planned communities and golf course developments, and in connection with the formation of community facilities districts and other infrastructure matters.

    Areas of Concentration
    •Acquisition, planning, development, financing, operation and sale of real estate developments of all types, with an emphasis on master-planned communities and golf course developments
    •Entitlements, including pre-annexation and development agreements
    •Infrastructure planning and finance, including community facilities district financing and impact fee credit and reimbursement programs

    Awards & Recognition
    •Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers, Law Firm of the Year in Real Estate Law, 2015
    •Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2003-2015
    •Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, Top Tier Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
    •Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2007-2014
    •Top 25 Women Lawyers in Arizona, 2014
    •Top 50 Lawyers in Arizona, 2007-2008
    •Phoenix Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, 2009
    •Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2014
    •Team Member, a Law360 Real Estate Practice Group of the Year, 2011, 2012 and 2013
    •Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2010, 2013
    •Listed, Arizona's Finest Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2011
    •Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2007-2010
    •Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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    Articles, Publications, & Lectures
    •Guest Lecturer, Critical Legal Issues For Entrepreneurs: Contracts and Real Estate, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Fall 2011 and Spring 2012

    Associated News & Events
    Press Releases
    Seven Arizona Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to 2014 Edition of the Chambers USA Guide
    Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide
    26 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America 2014 List
    Chambers USA Guide 2013 Includes 175 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, 33 Practice Areas
    Greenberg Traurig Real Estate Practice Selected as a Practice Group of the Year by Law360
    24 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix Attorneys Included in 2013 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
    24 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized in the 2012 edition of Southwest Super Lawyers
    Twenty-Three Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Phoenix Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2012
    2011 Chambers USA Guide Ranks 9 Greenberg Traurig Phoenix Attorneys
    23 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys in Phoenix Office Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2011

    Reported CasesSignificant Representations; Represented developers of master-planned communities in connection with the acquisition, entitlement and development of land (ranging in size from 500 to 7,500 acres), and later development and sale to homebuilders, commercial developers and other end-users.

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    Office Information

    Lesa J. Storey

    2999 N. 44th Street, Suite 650
    PhoenixAZ 85018


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