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Lynn T. Ziolko


Lynn has extensive experience in all forms of real estate lending and development, including multifamily, residential, office, retail and master plan developments.

Lynn's real estate practice includes matters related to acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financing, property management, tax-deferred exchanges, construction and environmental matters. Lynn has extensive experience in business planning for real estate transactions, including structuring and forming corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies and documenting and negotiating large venture relationships between developers and institutional investors, private companies and high net worth individuals.
Speaking Engagements
  • “Low Income Housing Tax Credit Application Workshop,” presented by Kutak Rock LLP and Boston Capital.
  • “Keeping Real Estate Projects Alive – Current challenges, survival strategies, and opportunities,” sponsored by Law Seminars International (LSI).
  • “Condominium Wraps and Risk Reduction – Defeating the ‘Build it and They Will Sue!’ Syndrome,” presented by Kutak Rock LLP and Minard Ames.

  • Representing an Arizona real estate development company from shortly after formation through going public as an NYSE regional REIT and subsequent merger with national REIT.
  • Business planning and entity structuring for numerous private developers, including partner planning, risk minimization, tax structuring and asset preservation.
  • Structuring venture and partnership transactions with institutional investors, private companies and high net worth individuals involving financial commitments in excess of $100,000,000.
  • Structuring and closing simultaneous, delayed and reverse tax-deferred exchanges involving real estate transactions throughout the country.
  • Preparing and consulting regarding golf course membership agreements, golf course acquisitions and golf course operating agreements.
  • Preparing easements and restrictive covenants and governing documents in master-planned communities, retail centers, mixed-use developments, residential and commercial condominiums and single-family communities.
  • Representing lenders in documenting complex commercial and residential loans involving fee-owned real estate, ground leases, non-real estate assets, receivables and aviation collateral.


  • The Best Lawyers in America®Real Estate Law, 2023-2024
  • Leaders in Real Estate Law, Commercial Executive Magazine 2012
  • Arizona’s Top Lawyers, The Arizona Business Magazine 
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyer, 2011, 2012 
  • America's Most Honored Professionals
  • Martindale-Hubbell® , "AV" Rating
  • “Best of the Bar” – Real Estate, The Arizona Business Journal, 2004
  • State Bar of Arizona Certified Specialist in Real Estate since 2004
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, 2009-2018 (top 5%)