Maguire, Pearce & Storey, PLLC, is a law firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. We provide legal and consulting services related to all aspects of real estate development and land use management including the entitlement, use, management, and conservation of water, with particular emphasis on:

  • water rights and management
  • environmental permitting and regulation
  • administrative and public utilities law
  • development of master-planned communities, mixed-use, commercial and industrial projects, and urban redevelopment
  • public/private real estate transactions
  • infrastructure finance and development agreements

Our clients include international corporations with water and land use interests, national real estate developers and investors, public and private water providers, irrigation districts, and conservation organizations.

We are recognized for our unique legal and administrative experience in the private and public sectors and specialized expertise.  We consistently meet or exceed client needs and expectations for service, quality of work, and, most importantly, the addition of value.  We have invested in human resources and technology to facilitate our handling of complex transactions.

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Professional Awards & Recognition

  • Lesa Storey has been selected by her peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law in 2017.
  • Maguire, Pearce & Storey, PLLC has received rankings in the 2016 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” in the categories of Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, Real Estate Law, and Water Law.
  • Rita Maguire, Mike Pearce, and Lesa Storey are recognized as 2015 leaders in their fields by Chambers USA.
  • Congratulations to Rita Maguire, Mike Pearce, and Lesa Storey on being selected as 2015 Southwest Super Lawyers. No more than five percent of the attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico are named to the list.
  • Rita Maguire, Mike Pearce, and Lesa Storey have received AV-Preeminent Lawyer ratings by Martindale-Hubbell.