Jim Bond chairs our real estate law practice group with an ethos of quickly delivering quality results to our clients. As a skilled real estate attorney, he shepherds complex real estate transactions by combining industry knowledge with creative problem solving, communication and unmatched responsiveness.
In an age of uncertainty in world markets where factors like Blockchain, tax reform and interest rates affect local real estate markets, Jim takes great pride in providing practical and timely advice to meet the needs of each client’s unique challenges and problems. Whether the goal is to purchase an office building, sell a golf course or lease a restaurant space, Jim counsels clients in all types of real estate transactions.
Through his experience as an Indian law attorney, he also possesses broad experience involving Native American land transactions, and he understands the complexities of working with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). Jim has represented dozens of developers and investors in acquiring and selling Native American ground lease interests and managing the development process on tribal land.
From an early age, Jim knew he wanted to be a transactional attorney and he loves working through deals, being a part of a team and moving the ball forward in an arena where he believes everyone can win if you do it right. Jim is a member of ULI Next and NAIOP, leading organizations that are helping the Phoenix market grow responsibly and sustainably.
Outside of work, Jim is family-focused and spends time with his wife and two children. An avid golfer, he can often be found caddying for his teenage son who was recently honored by serving as a standard bearer at the Phoenix Open.