Lee E. Esch is a Member of Jennings Strouss & Salmon

Lee E. Esch Special Counsel

P: 602.262.5803
F: 602.495.2617
L: Phoenix

Mr. Esch focuses his practice on institutional lending and real estate oriented transactions.

He has extensive experience with financing, acquisition, development, construction, leasing and sale of commercial, industrial, and retail real estate projects, as well as loan workouts and foreclosures.

Honors, Appointments and Awards

  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America (2005-2018) in the category of Real Estate Law

  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers (2007-2017) in the categories of Real Estate: Business

  • AB Top Lawyer, Real Estate, Arizona Business Magazine (2010)

Community Activities

  • Homeward Bound, Board Member/Secretary, 1997-2000
  • St. Joseph's Foundation, Board Member, 1983-1996, President, 1987-1992, Secretary, 1992-1994
  • Phoenix Little Theater, Board Member, 1992-1996

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section, Member

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona, 1961
  • Nevada, 1994

Court Admission

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1961
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1973


  • LL.B., University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 1961
    Arizona Law Review, Assistant Editor
  • B.S.B.A., University of Arizona, 1958