JEFFREY A. SCHOEN is the founder of the law firm, where he practices commercial law with particular emphasis in commercial real estate transactions, commercial real estate finance, limited liability companies and corporations, construction law, and franchising.
Since 1986, Mr. Schoen has represented business owners, buyers and sellers; commercial real estate owners, buyers and sellers; commercial landlords and tenants; commercial lenders and borrowers; design professionals; commercial construction contractors and subcontractors; and franchisors and franchisees. He has presented seminars and published articles on commercial real estate and business matters. Mr. Schoen is or has been recognized, among other places: in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers®, Legal Leaders - Arizona's Top Rated Lawyers, and The Heritage Registry of Who's Who™.
Before founding the firm in 1994, Mr. Schoen had been a partner in a 10-attorney Phoenix law firm, an in-house counsel at the Arizona division of a major international bank, and an associate attorney in a 41-attorney Phoenix law firm. He brings that larger law firm expertise, experience, training and professionalism to the smaller law firm environment and clientele, along with smaller law firm personal service, cost-effectiveness and responsiveness.
Mr. Schoen received his B.S. degree in Aeronautical Technology from Arizona State University in 1975, and his J.D. degree from the ASU College of Law in 1986. Before attending law school, Mr. Schoen was a pilot instructor in the United States Air Force, graduating Number 1 in his Pilot Instructor Training class, attaining the rank of Captain and earning the Air Training Command Certificate of Master Instructor Pilot. He also earned several licenses and certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, including: Airline Transport Pilot - Multi-Engine Land; Certified Flight Instructor - Airplanes and Instruments; and Glider.