Diane Markert

Of Counsel

Tel 702.868.7526
Fax 702.471.7070
Las Vegas

Diane Markert focuses on real estate with an emphasis on transactional finance and leasing in the Nevada commercial real estate industry. Diane represents local and national retail developers, dining and gaming establishments, and hotels and resorts in acquisitions, leasing, lending, workouts, and bankruptcy- and restructuring-related matters.

Her experience includes serving as interim general counsel for a $4 billion Las Vegas casino resort development project, negotiating commercial retail, office, and restaurant leases for both landlord and tenant clients, including leases for national restaurant chains and for an approximately $2 billion Las Vegas casino resort, and negotiating asset purchase agreements and stock purchase agreements, including for an approximately $13 million Las Vegas hotel casino.

Diane has reviewed and revised real property documents for Nevada law compliance, including deeds of trust and security agreements for liens ranging in value from approximately $1 million to approximately $850 million for Las Vegas resort hotel casino properties. She has also advised publicly traded Nevada corporations on state law and has drafted numerous Nevada law opinion letters, including regarding execution, delivery, and authorization of stock, and including real property and personal property lien creation and perfection, including for security interests in collateral under both UCC Articles 8 and 9.

Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School (J.D. 2004)
Lead Articles Editor and Member, Brigham Young University Law Review

University of Chicago (M.A. 1991)

San Diego State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 1988)
Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi