Mitchell S. Padover

(480) 429-4848
(480) 429-5001 Fax

Mr. Padover is a partner in the firm’s Scottsdale office and focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions. He represents REITs, financial institutions, real estate investors, developers and Fortune 100 corporations in virtually all types of commercial real estate transactions throughout the country, including sales and acquisitions, financings, loan workouts, restructurings and assumptions, and leases and sale-leaseback transactions. Mr. Padover’s transactions have involved shopping centers, department stores and other retail establishments, restaurants, motorcycle and powersports dealerships, auto part and service centers, convenience stores and gas stations, apartment buildings, hotels, resorts, office buildings, warehouses and distribution centers. Prior to joining Kutak Rock in 1996, he spent over eight years practicing with one of the largest law firms in New York City. With Mr. Padover’s broad experience, responsiveness and attention to detail, he has enabled clients to successfully effectuate complex transactions for over 20 years.

  • Counsel to multibillion-dollar REIT in acquisition of 25 different shopping centers located throughout the country for an aggregate purchase price in excess of $1 billion, and related financings and subsequent leasing activity.
  • Counsel to multibillion-dollar REIT in various national sale-leaseback transactions involving (i) 140 dollar stores, (ii) several hundred convenience stores and gas stations, (iii) 100 casual dining restaurants, (iv) 20 auto part and service centers, (v) two portfolios of wholesale clubs, and (vi) office and distribution center for major sporting goods company, and related financings.
  • Counsel to multibillion-dollar REIT in $170 million sale-leaseback transaction involving an office complex for the largest for-profit university in the country, and related financing. 
  • Counsel to multibillion-dollar REIT in acquisition of equity interests in owner of approximately 200 properties leased to a national quick-service chicken restaurant concept, and related assumption of existing debt. 
  • Counsel to Fortune 100 corporation in financings of approximately 30 motorcycle and powersports dealerships.
  • Counsel to a national mortgage servicer on the lease of their Phoenix headquarters.
  • Counsel to owner of a well-known resort destination on a sale-leaseback transaction involving one of their premier resorts.