John M. Randolph


Phoenix, Arizona

Phone: 602.240.3030

Fax: 602.240.6600

[email protected]


  • Juris Doctor, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, 1976
    • cum laude 
    • Editorial staff, Arizona State Law Journal
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1973

John Randolph focuses his practice on matters related to corporate and transactional law, corporate compliance and governance, finance, real estate, and litigation, trials and appeals.


  • Representation of banks and other lending institutions in numerous transactions ranging from $2,000,000 to $200,000,000, including multi-state collateralized transactions and restructuring of existing financing arrangements.
  • Representation of numerous lenders including banks and financial service companies in connection with workouts, prejudgment strategy and remedies, trustee’s sales foreclosures, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) remedies and enforcement, and including transactions with complex multi-state collateral.
  • Representation of title insurance companies, their insureds, escrow companies and escrow agents in connection with title insurance claims, negligence claims, priority claims, boundary disputes and foreclosure and trustee’s sale proceedings.
  • Representation of commercial developers and homebuilders in the acquisition, development, sale, and financing of vacant and improved real property, for residential, commercial and industrial use, including master planned communities, multi-family and condominium, retail and shopping centers, commercial office, warehouse and industrial and manufacturing facilities.
  • Preparation, negotiation and review of commercial office, retail, shopping center, warehouse, industrial, ground leases, build-to-suit leases.
  • Preparation, negotiation and review of construction documents for developers, contractors, subcontractors and other design professionals for commercial, retail, mixed use and industrial projects ranging from $5,000,000 to $500,000,000.

Publications & Presentations

  • Amendments to Arizona Statutes Governing Purchaser Dwelling Actions and Homeowner Association Dwelling Actions
    Sherman & Howard Arizona Construction Law Seminar | October 2016

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, Arizona Charter Academy
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona, Real Property Section
  • Arizona Condominium Act, Legislative Drafting Committee
  • Boy Scouts of America, Council and District Level
  • Council of 100, Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
  • Lambda Alpha International, Phoenix Chapter



  • Selected to Valley Leadership Institute, Class 39 (2017)
  • AzBusiness Leaders, “Arizona Business Leaders in Banking Law” (2013-2015)
  • Arizona Commercial Real Estate, “Top People to Know in Commercial Real Estate – Attorneys to Know” (2014-2014)