Linda C. McNulty

Linda C. McNulty

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520.879.4734 fax
One S. Church Avenue
Suite 2000
Tucson, AZ 85701

Ms. McNulty, a partner with the firm’s Real Estate and Finance groups, focuses on commercial real estate, including purchase, sale, financing, development, leasing, and related business areas. She is a leading practitioner in commercial leasing transactions, including ground-up development, redevelopment, sale leaseback transactions, and leasing of regional, anchor-powered and mixed-use shopping centers and build-to-suit office facilities. She represents sellers, buyers, developers, investors, landlords, tenants, borrowers, and lenders.

She served as federal district court staff attorney for the American Continental Corporation/Lincoln Savings, Charles M. Keating Multi-District Litigation from 1988 through 1992. As Special Assistant at the Arizona Department of Water Resources, she authored portions of the first Groundwater Management Plan for the Tucson Active Management Area. As the Water and Natural Resources staff for Congressman James F. McNulty, Jr., her responsibilities included the Central Arizona Project, groundwater management, and the Arizona Wilderness Act of 1984. Prior to joining Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, Ms. McNulty was a partner with the law firm of Mendelsohn, Oseran & Eisner, P.C.

Representative Matters

Ms. McNulty's representations have included:

  • Multi-state sale leaseback of 6 million square foot office building portfolio
  • Redevelopment and leasing of 500,000 square-foot regional enclosed mall
  • Build-to suit lease of 2 million square-foot office campus
  • Development and leasing of anchored, specialty and mixed-use shopping centers
  • Development and leasing of Class A office, medical, technology and industrial space
  • Development of specialized facilities for lease by government agencies and contractors
  • Sale of $1 billion portfolio of real estate assets including hotels, land and other assets
  • Purchase, sale, and conservation easements on environmentally-sensitive property


  • Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, Commissioner
  • Tucson CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), Board Member, 2012 President
  • Pima County Sports and Tourism Authority, Board Member, Chair 2012 - present
  • Pima County Bar Association, Member
  • Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, Former Board Member
  • Wilderness Land Trust, Former Board Member
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Member

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  • Presenter, "Redistricting in Arizona," American Pluralism and Civil Rights Workshop, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 2012
  • Presenter, "Taking the Politics Out of Redistricting (Or Not)," Morris Institute for Justice CLE, 2012
  • Presenter, "Arizona Leases- Read, Write, and Green", State Bar of Arizona, Southern Arizona Real Property Section, 2011


  • Tucson Real Estate - "Lawyer of the Year" - Real Estate Law, 2014
  • The Best Lawyers in America - Woodward/White, Aiken, S.C. - Real Estate Law, 2005-2017
  • Order of the Coif
  • Martindale-Hubbell - "AV/Preeminent Attorney" Rating
  • Jennings Strouss Salmon First Year Law Student Award, 1986
  • Inside Tucson Business - Inside Business' Women of Influence, 2012

Other Info


J.D., summa cum laude, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 1988, Order of the Coif
B.S., University of Rochester, 1971

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1988

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona


U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona