PeopleElizabeth (Leeza) Evensen
Elizabeth (Leeza) Evensen

Elizabeth (Leeza) Evensen

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PeopleElizabeth (Leeza) Evensen

  • University of Utah College of Law (J.D., 2000)
    • William H. Leary Scholar
    • Outstanding Achievement Award in Corporate Finance
    • Outstanding Achievement Award in Business Planning
    • CALI in Excellence for the Future Award
    • Note and Comment Editor, Journal of Land, Resources and Environmental Law
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia (B.A., Journalism, highest honors, 1992)
    • Varsity Swimming Team

  • State Bar of Utah
    • Real Property Section
    • Business Law Section
    • Construction Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Network, Utah Chapter (CREW Utah)
    • Past-President and Chair of Strategic Planning, Board Member (2019)
    • President (2018)
    • Board Member (2018)
  • Women Lawyers of Utah (2018)
  • Snell & Wilmer Real Estate Practice Group, Co-Chair

  • "Commercial Real Estate Roundtable," Participant, Utah Business (May 2018)
  • "Women in the C-Suite: How Do They Do That?" Moderator, CREW Utah (January 2017)
  • "Partner Spotlight," Author, The Highmark Quarterly, Volume 2, Issue 4 (June 2016)
  • "Up for Grabs, Monetizing Utah Retail Liquor Licenses," Co-Author, Utah Business (July 2014)
  • "Retail, Office and Restaurant Leases: Key Provisions and Warranties," Presenter of Topics “The Use Clause" and "Re-Negotiating the Lease,” Live Seminar organized by National Business Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah (April 2014)
  • "Legal Issues in the Complex Leasing Transaction Part II," Continuing Education Instructor, State of Utah Department of Commerce Division of Real Estate (2011)
  • "Getting the Best Results Cost Efficiently - Billable Hour Alternatives," Presenter, Utah Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (August 2010)
  • "Top Landlord Mistakes in Commercial Leasing," Co-Author, The Enterprise (April 13-19, 2009)
  • "Fifth Circuit Rejects EPA Rule Requiring State and Federal Agency Consultation as a Precondition for State Permitting Programs," 19 J. Land Resources & Envtl. L. 129 (1999)
  • "Open Space Preservation in Utah, Techniques, Tools, and First 'Quality Growth' Steps," 19 J. Land, Resources & Envtl. L. 267, 270 (1999)

  • Team Member, "National Tier 1" in Real Estate Law, U.S. New Media Group and Best Lawyers (2018)
  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business®, Real Estate (2017-2019)
  • 30 Women to Watch, Utah Business Magazine (2017)
  • Real Estate Attorney of the Year, CCIM Utah Excellence Award (2017)
    • Finalist (2016)
  • Team Member, "National Tier 1" in Real Estate Law, U.S. New Media Group and Best Lawyers (2017)
  • CCIM Excellence Top Performer Award (2015)
  • Team Member, "Tier 1" in Metropolitan Rankings, Utah, Real Estate Law (2014, 2015)
  • Utah's Legal Elite: Real Estate, Utah Business Magazine (2008, 2011, 2015-2019)

  • Downtown Farmers Market/Utah Public Market Board, Board Member (2019)
  • ArtSpace, Board Member (2019)
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Success in Law School Mentoring Program, Past Mentor
  • Utah State Bar, New Lawyer Training Program, Past Mentor
  • Snell & Wilmer Community Involvement Committee, Salt Lake City office, Past Chair
  • Utah Tennis Association, Past Board Member
  • Utah Junior Tennis Foundation, Past Board Member
  • Utah Tennis Association, Executive Committee, Past Secretary

  • Russian
  • French

  • Utah

  • Supreme Court of Utah
  • United States District Court, District of Utah