Derek L. Sorenson - Quarles & Brady LLP

Derek L. Sorenson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 602-229-5320

Derek Sorenson is a business lawyer specializing in commercial real estate law, mining law and project finance. His transactional practice emphasizes representation of owners and operators of commercial real estate in negotiation of acquisition, development, entitlement, leasing, financing and joint venture agreements. Mr. Sorenson also advises mining companies in connection with acquisition, development, operation and financing of facilities throughout the Midwest and Southwest. Recent representative projects in the fields of commercial real estate development and project finance include representation of the developers of the following:

  • Regional Shopping Centers 
    SanTan Village (Gilbert, Arizona) 
    Scottsdale Fashion Square (Scottsdale, Arizona) 
    Flagstaff Mall (Flagstaff, Arizona) 
    Chandler Fashion Center (Chandler, Arizona) 

  • Mixed Use Projects 
    Prasada (Surprise, Arizona) 
    Chauncey Ranch (Phoenix, Arizona) 
    Sonoran Crossing (Phoenix, Arizona) 
    Scottsdale/101 Center (Phoenix, Arizona) 
    Estrella Falls (Goodyear, Arizona) 
    The Borgata (Scottsdale, Arizona) 

  • Specialty Centers 
    The Yard (Phoenix, Arizona) 
    Farmer Arts (Tempe, Arizona) 

  • Resorts/Hotels 
    J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa (Phoenix, Arizona) 
    Courtyard by Marriott – Downtown San Francisco (San Francisco, California) 

  • Office Development 
    Liberty Center (Tempe, Arizona) 
    ASU Research Park (Tempe, Arizona)

Colgate UniversityBA University of Minnesota Law SchoolJ.D.
Arizona State Bar Association American Bar Association Valley Partnership

Office Location

One Renaissance Square
Two North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2391
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Commercial, Development, Finance, Hotels, Joint Ventures, Land Use, Resorts, Secured Transactions, Shopping Center Transactions, Tax Certiorari)