Rebecca Lynne Burnham - Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Rebecca Lynne Burnham

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1999

Rebecca Burnham represents real estate development interests primarily in connection with the acquisition, planning, development, financing, operation and sale of real estate developments and also represents real estate interests in connection with legislative and public policy matters pertaining to economic development and land planning.

Areas of Concentration

*        Acquisition, planning, development, financing, operation and sale of real estate developments of all types with an emphasis on master plans and mixed-use development

*        Entitlements including pre-annexation and development agreements

*        Infrastructure planning and finance

*        Construction including alternative construction methods

*        Economic development incentives

*        Acquisition, planning and development of state trust lands

*        State legislation (land planning, infrastructure finance, economic land development, state trust lands)

Arizona State UniversityBS 1977University of California, Los Angeles School of LawJ.D. 1980
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Inc.Valley LeadershipCrisis Nursery FoundationLuke Air Force BaseArizona Womens ForumTeach For America Flinn Foundation Homebuilders Association of Central Arizona United Way, Toqueville Society Valley Partnership Urban Land Institute

Case History

Cubs Spring Training Facility — Represent Cubs baseball organization in connection with Development Agreement and Facilities Use Agreement for the construction of a new spring training stadium, practice fields and other facilities (approximately $80 million), together with an Option Agreement intended to facilitate the development of hotel and retail facilities to complement the spring training facilities.
Freeport-McMoran Center — Represent landowner in connection with the acquisition and development of a mixed-use office-hotel-retail tower in downtown Phoenix including the purchase and development of the project, development and other agreements with the City of Phoenix and the governance structure (condo) for the project.
Eastmark Master-Planned Community — Represent developer of approximately 3000-acre master-planned community located in Mesa, Arizona in connection with entitlement of project, including incentive agreements and infrastructure finance plan (CFD's), and implementation of infrastructure finance plan.

Office Location

2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Development, Government Relations, Master Planned Communities, Real Estate, Redevelopment)
Real Estate Law (Bond Finance, Commercial, Construction, Development, Finance, Joint Ventures, Land Use, Planned Real Estate, Real Property Law, Residential, Tax Certiorari, Transactions, Zoning)

Other Information

Gender: Female