Alexis Montano is an associate in the Phoenix office. Her practice focuses on commercial real estate transactions, such as leasing, purchase and sale agreements and due diligence, for national clients in a broad range of industries.

    While attending Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Alexis was a contributor to the Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, served as vice-president of internal relations for the Chicano Latino Law Students Association and was an active member of the Women’s Law Student Association. She volunteered with the Florence Immigration Project, as well as the Human Rights Global Brigades, to bring free legal services to indigenous communities in Panama. She graduated with the highest distinction in pro bono.

    Alexis is an alumni of the Beta Delta chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. She is a current active member of Los Abogados Hispanic National Bar Association and part of the Advocates Program for Valley Partnership. Alexis is also a member of the Young Professionals Board for Treasure House, a unique active living community for young adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities.

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    • Representing the owner of low-income housing complexes with all tax credit, acquisitions, dispositions, financings and limited partnership restructuring across the US.
    • Representing a land banker for acquisitions and several forms of dispositions, including option agreements, bulk sales and buy backs with top-rated home builders across the US, dealing with international tenant-in-common investor interests.
    • Represented a private university on a “swap” of college campuses with the satellite campus of a large state university.
    • Completed real estate due diligence for a US$328 million stock purchase of a vehicle manufacturer company.
    • Represented landlords and tenants in drafting lease agreements for dispensaries in Arizona and Florida, as well as drafted purchase agreements for medical marijuana companies looking to purchase property for dispensaries in Arizona and California.
    • Represented lenders drafting and negotiating construction loans.
    • Represented mezzanine lenders drafting and negotiating mezzanine loans.
    • Representing a local credit union in selling its portfolio of property and in the enforcement of its mortgages.
    • Represented a solar company in drafting lease and easement agreements as it related to their work in renting open land to install solar panels in Arizona.
    • Representing a developer in creating joint ventures, drafting purchase agreements and option agreements, and facilitating lot takedowns for the term of the agreements.
    • Representing both landlords and tenants in drafting and reviewing retail leases all across the US.

    Education

    • Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona, J.D., cum laude, 2018
    • University of Arizona, B.A., magna cum laude, 2015

    Admissions

    • Arizona, 2018

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

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