Kenneth D. Downey

Kenneth D. Downey

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520.622.3088 fax
One S. Church Avenue
Suite 2000
Tucson, AZ 85701

Ken assists in the representation of clients in connection with the formation, purchase and sale of businesses, and equity financings. also regularly assists in the representation of developers, real estate investment firms, and institutional equity investors in all types of commercial real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, operation, and financing of multi-family residential complexes and office buildings. In addition, Ken also has experience in Intellectual Property due diligence.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted in the asset sale of a supplier of decorative wet-cast concrete products and bagged rock based in Phoenix.

  • Assisted in the representation of institutional investor with multi-million dollar land acquisition and high-rise condominium development.

  • Assisted in the sale of limited liability company membership interests in national healthcare lien financier.

  • Assisted a national multi-family housing developer in title and zoning due diligence for several real estate acquisitions.

  • Assisted a national equipment supplier in the acquisition of five businesses in Arizona.

  • Assisted a national land developer in the sale of several real estate holdings in Arizona.

  • Assisted several companies conducting a private offering to raise capital for the development of real estate acquisitions and business formation.

  • Assisted Arizona-based real estate investment group in the acquisition and disposition of several commercial, industrial, and apartment projects located in Arizona.


  • Author, "Self-Executing Assignment of Rents Clauses," The Transactional Lawyer, December 2014
  • Author, "The Marginal Usefulness of an Express Representation of Corporate Authority," The Transactional Lawyer, February 2014
  • Author, "The Enforceability of an Assignment of Bankruptcy Voting Rights," The Transactional Lawyer, October 2013


  • Gonzaga School of Law - Law Review, Associate Editor, 2015
  • CALI Excellence Awards - Secured Transactions, Bankruptcy, Professional Responsibility, Civil Procedure
  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Medal of Excellence, 2015

Other Info


J.D., summa cum laude, Gonzaga University School of Law, 2015
B.B.A., summa cum laude, University of San Diego, 2010