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M. Roxanne Veliz

M. Roxanne Veliz

Partner| Tucson


Roxanne Veliz's practice is concentrated in banking, commercial finance, real estate finance, renewable energy lending, premium finance transactions, franchise lending, loan sale transactions, and loan restructures and workouts. Her experience includes representing financial institutions and borrowers in real estate secured and commercial lending transactions, including extensive experience in commercial projects, construction loans, hotels, restaurants, golf courses and residential loan transactions. Roxanne is also experienced in representing lenders in transactions with Indian tribes and developers of tribal gaming projects.

  • University of Arizona, College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1995)
    • Business Editor, Arizona Law Review (1993-1995)
    • Domestic Violence Legal Clinic (1994-1995)
  • University of Arizona (M.B.A., concentration in Finance and Economics, 1992)
  • University of Arizona (B.S. B.A., Accounting, cum laude, 1989)
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association
  • Arizona Minority Bar Association
    • Board Member (1997-present)
    • Officer (1997-2002)
    • Secretary (1997-1998)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (Southern Arizona), CREW Careers Speaker
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, Real Estate Law (2009-2019)
    • Tucson Lawyer of the Year, Banking and Finance Law (2017, 2019)
  • Women of Influence, Inside Tucson Business (2013)
  • Arizona's Finest Lawyers
  • Up-and-Comers, Inside Tucson Business (2003)
  • Southern Arizona Legal Aid
    • Fundraising Committee (2016-present)
    • Board of Directors (2017-present)
  • Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School
    • School Advisory Board President (2016–present)
  • Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona (2010-2017)
    • Trusteeship Committee
    • Grant Allocation Committee
    • Finance and Investment Committee
  • Non Profit Loan Fund of Tucson and Southern Arizona
    • Board of Directors and Loan Committee (2017)
  • Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
    • Advisory Board of Directors
  • University of Arizona Law College Association
    • Alumni Board of Directors (2002-2014)
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • United States District Court, District of Arizona