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Craig Cherney

Craig Cherney

Attorney at Law

Scottsdale
Licensed in
CA, AZ, NV
San Diego
School of Law
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About
Mr. Cherney brings over 20 years legal experience to his clients who require sophisticated real estate advice for land acquisition, entitlements, dispositions, refinancing, private equity, institutional capital, joint venture agreements and land development cost sharing agreements and private placement documents for private equity fund raising and pooled investment funds.

Mr. Cherney also routinely testifies as a real estate expert witness in matters involving breaches of fiduciary duty, duty to disclose, fee and commission disputes or standards of care otherwise required in the real estate industry. Mr. Cherney also practices in high net
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21
Years
experience
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5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Craig and his team have proven critical in getting a handle on what had been a very litigious divorce case to finally settle and finalize out and to let my wife and I move on with our lives with 50% of the marital estate fairly and equitably awarded to the other."

Complex Divorce Settlement
Posted on Jun 27, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Craig helped us draft, prepare and distribute a complex but well written capital raising document which allowed us to successfully raise our initial captial required to purchase land and start the entitlement process and push our project toward success. Craig delivered his legal documents on time and under budget and we will be relying on him again for future real estate legal services."

Real Estate Private Placement for Capital Raise
Posted on Jun 27, 2017

Work History

Canterbury Law Group, LLP

Partner

Mar 2012 - Present

Partner and operational manager of boutique law firm in Arizona handling legal matters in AZ, CA and NV with primary emphasis on real estate, bankruptcy and high net worth marital dissolutions.

Mar 2012 - Present

American Land Fund

Director

Jul 2007 - Feb 2012

Senior operator of land acquisitions, entitlements and venture capital deployment for well capitalized private equity real estate fund headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, oversaw and managed all western US land acquisition, entitlement and disposition efforts.

Jul 2007 - Feb 2012

PulteGroup

Manager of Land & Planning

Dec 2004 - Jun 2007

Oversaw team of land acquisition and entitlement personnel and engineers in acquiring, entitling, developing and delivering raw land to finished lots to allow vertical home construction to end user home buyer consumers in fasted growing real estate market in the united states at that time.

Dec 2004 - Jun 2007

U.S. District Court, San Diego

Federal Law Clerk

Dec 1998 - Dec 2004

For over 6 years, served as federal law clerk to sitting U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Whelan handling a wide range of civil litigation disputes ranging from complex real estate disputes to federal trademark, patent and employment disputes.

Dec 1998 - Dec 2004

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