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Scott A. Rose

Representative Experience

Mr. Rose was a founding Senior Member and was the Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Cavanagh Law Firm from the firm’s inception in 1999 until 2011.

Practicing primarily in the areas of real estate and business transactions, Mr. Rose specializes in purchase and sale agreements, leases, shopping center development, commercial real estate finance, workouts and financial restructuring, office building development, lease and other commercial disputes, landlord and tenant remedies, zoning and land use issues, and appearances before administrative agencies.

He has participated in several local and national political campaigns.  He was previously chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centers Arizona Government Affairs Committee.

Active in the community, he is past chairman of the Chairman’s Circle of the Southwest Division of the American Cancer Society, a member of the American Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, and has served numerous terms on the Board of Directors of Phoenix Rotary 100, the oldest and largest Rotary club in Arizona.

Associations & Activities

  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

  • Southwest Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2007-present, Land Use and Zoning Law, 2008-present

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 1979

Education

  • Arizona State University (J.D., cum laude, 1979)
  • Articles Editor, Arizona State Law Journal
  • Arizona State University (B.S., with distinction, 1975)

Representative Matters

  • Coordinated the acquisition, development, leasing and sale of numerous power centers and neighborhood shopping centers.
  • Protected an automobile racetrack owner’s rights against a local government’s attempts to revoke its ability to operate.
  • Represents the sellers of a major tract of land for a solar power plant.
  • Negotiated numerous leases and acquisitions nationwide for a major insurance company’s expansion.
  • Negotiated numerous workouts of real estate loan transactions during the economic downturn.
  • Closed the acquisition of a major motorcycle dealership.

 

News & Publications

Best Lawyers in America List for 2017 Is Announced

Ten lawyers from the Firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Helen Davis – Family Law; Philip Gerard – Family Law; Terry Rakow – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law; Scott Rose – Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law; Richard Woods – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Ralph Hunsaker – Litigation – Insurance; Scott Salmon – Product Liability Litigation; Timothy Hyland – Insurance Law; Steven Plitt – Insurance Law; William Demlong – Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance.

The Cavanagh Law Firm is Home to 23 Super Lawyers (2015 list)

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

2016 Best Lawyers in America List Revealed

Ten lawyers from the Firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Helen Davis – Family Law; Philip Gerard – Family Law; Terry Rakow – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law; Scott Rose – Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law; Jeffrey Smith – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation & Controversy – Tax; Richard Woods – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Ralph Hunsaker – Litigation – Insurance; Scott Salmon – Product Liability Litigation; Timothy Hyland – Insurance; Steven Plitt – Insurance

2015 Best Lawyers List Published

Seven lawyers from the Firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 (Copyright 2014 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Helen Davis – Family Law; Philip Gerard – Family Law; Terry Rakow – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law; Scott Rose – Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law; Jeffrey Smith – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation & Controversy – Tax; Richard Woods – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Ralph Hunsaker – Litigation – Insurance

2014 Southwest Super Lawyers Named

Eight senior attorneys were named as 2014 Southwest Super Lawyers. In the practice area of Family Law, Christina Hamilton and Philip Gerard were honored; Terry Rakow and Scott Rose were recognized in the Real Estate category; Richard Woods and Ralph Hunsaker were named in the Personal Injury Defense–General category; and Kerry Griggs was listed in the Personal Injury Products – Defense category.

Best Lawyers in America Publishes 2014 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

The Cavanagh Law Firm received National and Metropolitan rankings in nine practice areas: National Rankings – Tier 3 Litigation – Real Estate Metropolitan Rankings – Phoenix Tier 1 Litigation – Real Estate Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants Real Estate Law Family Law Litigation – Tax Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Phoenix Tier 2 Land Use & Zoning Law Commercial Litigation Phoenix Tier 3 Litigation – Construction