Mitesh V Patel

Mitesh V. Patel

Associate

Mitesh Patel’s practice focuses on representation of public entities, real estate transactions and commercial litigation with emphasis on real estate related disputes.  He has experience with  real estate transactions (including acquisition (including right-of-ways), disposition, lease, easements, etc.), development agreements, water and well issues, land use and easement issues, impact fee agreements, government property lease excise taxes (GPLETs), public records, open meeting laws, and procurement.

Mitesh has specific experience representing municipal public bodies, including the Town of Fountain Hills, Town of Queen Creek, and the Maricopa Association of Governments.  In addition, he has a master’s degree in real estate development and has experience with all aspects of purchase and sale transactions, lease transactions, managing the due diligence process, etc.

Education & Credentials

Education

University of Arizona

B.S., Electrical Engineering, 1999
  • cum laude
  • Dean's List

Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business

MRED, 2011

Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

J.D., 2014
  • summa cum laude
  • Order of the Coif
  • 2014 Daniel Strouse Prize
  • Certificate in Law, Science and Technology (Intellectual Property)
  • Pedrick Scholar
  • Arizona State Law Journal, Technology Editor
  • Cali Awards for Excellence in Academics:
    • Civil Procedure
    • Business Organizations
    • Federal Income Tax
    • Private Property Rights
    • Land Use Planning
    • Real Estate Foreclosures
    • Real Estate Litigation
    • Patent Law
    • Innovation Advancement Legal Clinic
    • Law, Science and Technology Research Cluster

Bar Admission

  • Arizona

Experience

  • 5-years experience as a digital design engineer at Motorola
  • 6-years experience as a project manager for a residential general contractor
  • 9-years experience as a licensed real estate sales person / 6-years experience as a licensed real estate broker
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