Elizabeth (Leeza) Evensen, ’00, is a finalist in the Real Estate Attorney of the Year category for the CCIM Utah Excellence Award. The award is granted each year in recognition of outstanding professionals, exemplifying the highest degree of business excellence in Utah’s commercial real estate industry.
Evensen is a partner in Snell & Wilmer’s real estate group. Her practice is concentrated in real estate law, focusing on hotel, resort, retail, condominium, office, and other commercial real estate development and disposition; office/retail leasing; zoning and land use; partnerships and joint ventures; construction; real estate workouts; real estate financing; and general commercial and corporate transactions. Evensen has a special expertise in the acquisition, development, construction and financing of public charter and private school facilities. Her experience includes representing real estate developers, ski resorts, landowners, real estate investment trusts (REITs), financial institutions and governmental agencies.