Shawn M. McLeran 2018-01-04T21:50:41+00:00


  • University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., with High Distinction, 1987)
  • Drake University (B.S., 1984 – major: Accounting)

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate and Finance Law
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Real Estate Development
  • Loan Origination and Workouts


  • Arizona Supreme Court
  • Iowa Supreme Court
  • The United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Snell & Wilmer
  • Associate, Snell & Wilmer
  • Bank of America Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona. In-house counsel via contractual relationship between Snell & Wilmer and Bank of America Arizona.  Provided legal services to a variety of departments including commercial real estate, residential real estate, private banking, special assets and equipment leasing

Professional Experience and Activities

  • Board of Directors of Community Housing Resources of Arizona
  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Tax and Probate Section, Member
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • Iowa Bar Association
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    • Real Property Section, Member
    • Construction Law Section Member
  • Life Member to the National Registry of Who’s Who 2001

Shawn M. McLeran

Contact Information

(602) 840-1400
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Shawn McLeran’s practice is primarily concentrated in the areas of real estate and finance law, including transactions involving commercial purchases and sales, real estate development (public and private), real estate finance, construction, commercial leasing, loan originations and workouts, loan acquisitions, licensing and permitting.