Darlene Z. Twiss, Esq.

Darlene Z. Twiss, Esq.

Darlene focuses on our transactional side of the practice.  Darlene has a broad range of experience representing borrowers, lenders, owners, purchasers, landlords and tenants in real estate finance transactions, purchases and sales of real estate, commercial leases and business transactions. Prior to moving to Arizona, Darlene worked for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in their New York and Los Angeles offices and continues to maintain active licenses in Arizona, California and New York to better serve her clients.


Darlene’s Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisition and Development
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance (Mortgage and Mezzanine)
  • Commercial Leasing and Subleasing
  • Real Estate Due Diligence (title and survey review and lease abstracting)
  • Residential Purchase and Rental Agreements
  • Private Lending
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Business Agreements



Brooklyn Law School, J.D., 2001

  • cum laude
  • Brooklyn Journal of International Law
  • Moot Court Honor Society


Professional Involvement

  • Member of the State Bars of Arizona, California, Massachusetts (inactive), New Hampshire (inactive) and New York
  • CREW Tucson
  • Pima County Teen Court, Magistrate (volunteer)


Community Involvement

  • Arizona Bowl Committee
  • Catalina Foothills League of boys team charity (btc), Inc., President
  • National Charity League, Tucson Chapter, President-Elect

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