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Lee Esch

Jennings Strouss & Salmon PLC

Mr. Esch has handled a wide range of general business and corporate transactions during more than 35 years of practice with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon. In recent years his practice has focused on institutional lending and real estate oriented transactions, with emphasis on the financing, acquisition, development, construction, leasing and sale of commercial, industrial, and retail real estate projects, as well as loan workouts and foreclosures. Mr. Esch is certified as a Real Estate Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.


  • LL.B., University of Arizona College of Law, 1961
    • Arizona Law Review, Assistant Editor
  • B.S.B.A., University of Arizona, Accounting, 1958


  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Maricopa County (Arizona) Bar Association


  • Homeward Bound
    • Board of Directors, Secretary, 1997-present
  • St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
  • St. Joseph's Foundation
    • Board of Directors, 1983-1996 President, 1987 - 1992 Secretary, 1992 - 1994
  • Phoenix Little Theater
    • Board of Directors, 1992-1996