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J. Craig Cartwright



Served as counsel to lenders in mortgage and equipment financing transactions

Listed in Best Lawyers in America

Craig Cartwright is the Managing Shareholder of Buchalter’s Scottsdale office and Co-Chair of the Firm’s REIT Transactions and Compliance Industry Group. In his role, Cartwright represents lenders, developers, real estate investment trusts, investors, and national corporations. Real estate transaction activities include sales and acquisitions, secured lending, property development, commercial leasing, and construction-related matters.

Cartwright has significant experience drafting and negotiating purchase and sale documents, easements, leases and deeds for his clients. In addition, he has experience managing the formation of corporate entities including bankruptcy-remote entities and commercial and corporate law matters.

He’s served as counsel to lenders in traditional and non-traditional mortgage and equipment financing transactions, sale-leaseback transactions, bankruptcy workouts and condemnation proceedings; services include document drafting and negotiating, due diligence activities and closing activities. Other notable transactions include serving as counsel to a major national quick-service restaurant chain in the acquisition and development of dozens of properties in multiple states,

Cartwright has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law. He has also been named as AZ Big Media’s Top 100 Lawyers.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Craig Cartwright with Connect CRE’s 2022 Phoenix & Southwest Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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