Diane H. Banks has over 30 years of experience as a real estate attorney focusing on development and transactions, including sales, acquisitions, financing, and leasing. She negotiates on behalf of clients while handling all documentation from letter of intent through closing in many types of sophisticated real estate deal structures.
For example, Diane represented the buyer of the historic Walker Center in Salt Lake City in purchasing and later refinancing the property. She managed documentation and negotiation with and between the lender, mezzanine lender and tax credit counsel, including issues relating to air rights.
Diane also assists lenders in commercial loan workouts and is recognized as a skilled mediator and arbitrator. In complex transactions, Diane draws upon the expertise of Fabian VanCott attorneys specializing in tax, environmental issues and other areas of core competency when needed.
She has taught real estate document drafting at the University of Utah. Diane graduated from the University of Utah Law School where she was a William H. Leary Scholar, was on law review and won best oral argument in Moot Court Competition.
Diane also received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Diane is admitted to Utah’s state and federal courts.