Real Estate

Real estate has been at the core of our practice since the firm was founded in 1971. Over the years we have represented such parties as real estate owners, developers, investors, landlords, tenants and lenders in business transactions, litigation and governmental matters. We deal with every type of real estate asset, from single family homes and subdivisions to multi-family, hotel, office, retail and industrial projects.

Purchase and Sale

Drafting, negotiating, structuring and closing purchase and sale agreements
Due diligence issues, including title review, document analysis and coordinating professionals



Negotiating, structuring and drafting residential, commercial and retail leases


Purchase money, construction and permanent real estate loans
Industrial development bonds and community facilities districts
Business entity formation


Governmental approvals and entitlements, including land use plans, zoning, plat approval, variances and special use permits
Annexation and development agreements
Condominium, planned unit development and homeowner assocation law


Construction contracts, construction disputes and mechanics' liens


Adverse possession and boundary disputes
Breach of contract
Corporate and partnership disputes
Landlord-tenant disputes
Partition proceedings
Premises liability

Practice Attorneys

Clifford B. Altfeld
John Battaile -
Arizona State Bar Certified Real Estate Specialists

R. David Sobel
Robert Kerry
Maya Y. Kashak

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