Meg Steiner Real Estate Attorney

Margaret L. Steiner

Attorney at Law
Certified Real Estate Specialist
Of Counsel, Lane & Nach, P.C.

Margaret L. Steiner (Meg) is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, and a Certified Specialist in real estate law. Meg is known as a “deal maker” due to her innovative yet practical approach to real estate matters and problem solving skills.

Phone : 602-247-8595 Mail :

2001 East Campbell Avenue, Suite 103, Phoenix, Arizona 85016


Meg Steiner

  • Board Certified Real Estate Specialist
  • 30 years’ experience representing companies and individuals in real estate, commercial transactions and corporate law
  • 1982 Juris Doctor - Law Degree (cum laude) Arizona State University
  • 1977 Bachelor of Science Degree - Accounting (cum laude) Arizona State University
  • Former licensed CPA
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Born in Michigan and has resided in Arizona since 1971
Meg Steiner has been involved in many of my commercial real estate finance transactions, either as lender or borrower representative, for 25+ years and in all cases her legal knowledge, professionalism, efficiency and cost effectiveness have been exemplary. Further, she is highly respected by her peers and other real estate professionals.

Patrick H. Cooper Sr.– Commercial Mortgage Banker – Cooper Financial, Inc.

I have had the pleasure of working with Meg Steiner for over twenty years, on both general business and real estate transactions. Her representation of me/my firm/my investment entities has included entity formation, dissolution, and simple to complex real estate transactions. Meg makes any transaction easier! Her proactive and comprehensive review, analysis and drafting style ensures that the client receives thoughtful, accurate and timely legal advice combined with clean and clear documentation to concisely and cost-effectively bring deals to fruition.

Beth Jo Zeitzer – President/Designated Broker– R.O.I. Properties

I have known Meg Steiner for a long time, almost my whole time in the real estate brokerage business. I regard her as one of my most important team members in a manner of speaking. She is the only one I rely on for counsel on any matters regarding real estate law. I have referred her to all of my clients who need a real estate lawyer, and have heard nothing but praise regarding her handling of their issues. She knows real estate law, is great at communicating, and always available to help. I very highly recommend her for anyone looking for a real estate attorney in the Phoenix area.

Terry J. Kass – CCIM, CPM, Designated Broker– Greater Phoenix Commercial Investments

I have had the pleasure of working with Meg Steiner for over 10 years on many issues relating to my real estate investments, particularly on multiple complex closings. Meg’s extensive knowledge and experience relating to real estate law along with the people skills necessary to apply that expertise in representing her clients is outstanding. Meg’s greatest asset is that she truly cares about her clients and their success. I have complete confidence in Meg’s abilities and recommend her to anyone that is in need of a fantastic lawyer!

Jerry Messonnier – SIOR/Principal– Lee & Associates

My Services

Meg Steiner has represented clients in virtually every segment of real estate in connection with a full range of real estate, corporate and commercial transactions. As a result, she has an in-depth knowledge of real estate law and transactions in the State of Arizona. Her practice includes the following areas:

Real Estate Transactions

  • Purchasers and sellers
  • Negotiation and documentation of real estate acquisitions and sales

Real Estate Lending and Commercial Finance

  • Lenders and borrowers
  • Negotiation and documentation of real estate and commercial loans

Commercial Leases

  • Landlords and Tenants
  • Lease transactions
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Evictions
  • Exercise of landlord’s lien rights

Real Estate Development

  • Documentation of condominiums and planned communities
  • Preparation of covenants, conditions and restrictions
  • Easements
  • Development agreements
  • Formation of property owners associations

Loan Defaults, Collections, and Creditor’s Rights

  • Lenders and borrowers
  • Loan defaults
  • Negotiation and documentation of loan modifications and workouts
  • Forbearance agreements
  • Foreclosures (both trustee’s sales and judicial)
  • Receiverships
  • Deficiency actions
  • Negotiation and settlement of deficiencies following foreclosure

Entity Formation

  • Formation of all business entities
  • Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
  • Partnerships
  • Joint Ventures
  • Corporations
  • Buy/Sell agreements
  • Non-compete agreements

Loan Deficiencies

  • Lenders and borrowers
  • Collection or defense of loan deficiencies
  • Applicability of the Arizona anti-deficiency laws
  • Strategic foreclosures and other related issues

Short Sales

  • Lenders and borrowers
  • Commercial and residential short sales
  • Negotiation of settlements of personal liability


  • Asset Purchases and Sales
  • Mechanics liens and lien foreclosures
  • Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 security interests
  • Due diligence
  • Resolution of title issues
  • Informal probates

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Contact Information

Margaret L. Steiner :
Of Counsel, Lane & Nach, P.C.
Certified Real Estate Specialist
2001 East Campbell Avenue, Suite 103
Phoenix, Arizona 85016

Email :
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Main : 602-258-6000, Ext. 325
Direct : 602-247-8595
Fax : 602-258-6003