Jeanne Y. Chanen, P.C. is an AV Preeminent rated Phoenix based law firm, dedicated to providing exceptional legal services.

Focusing on  commercial real estate transactional law and general business representation. Our firm provides individualized service to each engagement, informed by over 39 years of law practice.


  • Commercial real estate purchase, sale & development
  • Real estate-based financing
  • Purchase and sale of real estate - secured loans
  • Loan workouts
  • Non-judicial foreclosures (trustee's sales)
  • Preparation of covenants, conditions and restrictions
  • Property owners' association formation and advice
  • Lease preparation and negotiation
  • Title insurance matters
  • Document preparation & negotiation
  • General business representation 
  • Expert witness services in commercial real estate matters



Jeanne Y. Chanen, P.C. provides comprehensive and innovative legal services to each client, with prompt and professional representation. The firm was established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, by Jeanne Young Chanen.  The firm is listed in the Martindale Hubbell© Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, where Jeanne Chanen is ranked as an AV rated lawyer (the highest designation by this respected legal publication).


The firm is now affiliated as Of Counsel to the zoning and land use firm of Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs, P.C.



Having practiced law in Arizona for over 39 years, the goal of Jeanne Chanen is to add value to transactions by bringing experience and creative problem-solving to the negotiation of transactions, and drafting of documents. Ms. Chanen is dedicated, creative, and detail oriented.                                         

Ms. Chanen was born in St. Cloud, MN, and graduated with honors from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1980.