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REAL ESTATE ATTORNEY

Rob Maysey

Rob Maysey is an experienced real estate , transactional and litigation attorney. Rob practices in all areas of commercial real estate, including the representation of private investors and developers in the acquisition, sale, development , leasing and financing of office buildings, industrial parks and other projects.

 

Rob has considerable experience in representing borrowers in the negotiation of a wide variety of commercial real estate lending transactions. His practice also includes representation of both buyers and sellers in the negotiation of purchase and sale contracts, as well as both landlords and tenants in the negotiation of ground, office, retail, industrial and other commercial leases and subleases.

In addition to real estate transactions, Rob represents clients in various corporate transactions including the creation of corporate entities, asset and stock purchase transactions, negotiating and drafting employment and non-compete agreements, and in the development of franchise systems.

Rob also regularly represents clients in civil litigation matters including business disputes, real estate disputes, appeals, condemnation actions, valuation actions and business torts.

Rob is licensed to practice in Arizona, California and Minnesota (voluntarily inactive). He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics (with honors) from Whitman College and a J.D. from Cornell Law School. Rob was a Washington State Finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship and a member of the Whitman College Varsity Baseball team.

Sports and Law

For more than 10 years, Rob has been actively involved in all facets of the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) industry, assisting athletes and agents in litigation matters and in negotiating agreements. Rob has written extensively on a variety of topics affecting MMA athletes, including the need to apply the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act of 2000 (the “Muhammad Ali Act”) as amended, to the sport of MMA. Rob testified before the California State Assembly in support of a bill to extend similar legal protections enjoyed by boxers to mixed martial artists. Rob also testified before the California State Athletic Commission in support of enhanced regulation for the protection of amateur mixed martial artists.

Rob was a panelist on the ESPN “Outside the Lines” television program regarding pay for MMA athletes and was the featured speaker at a legal symposium on sports and law at the West Virginia College of Law. His work was cited in the West Virginia Law Review . Rob has been featured in the New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , SI.Com, ESPN.com, The New Republic , Crain’s New York Business and numerous other media outlets.

  • Areas of Practice

    Real Estate Law

    Real Estate Purchases and Sales

    Commercial Real Estate Finance

    Foreclosure, Loan Workouts and Restructuring

    Commercial Landlord-Tenant

    Real Estate Development

    Corporate and Business Law

    Corporations, Partnerships and LLCs

    Homeowner and Community Associations

    Home and Building Inspections

    Commercial Litigation

    Appeals

    Franchise Law

  • Professional Associations and Memberships

    American Bar Association

    State Bar of Arizona

  • Court Admissions

    California, 1999

    Arizona, 2006

    Minnesota, 2007 (voluntarily inactive)

  • Education

    J.D. Cornell University, 1999

    B.A., Whitman College, 1996: Rhodes Scholarship Finalist