About Linda Mitchell
Ms. Mitchell is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. She concentrates her practice on real estate transactions and debt and equity financing transactions. Prior to joining Lewis and Roca, Ms. Mitchell was Vice President and General Counsel for America West Airlines (now US Airways). In this capacity, Ms. Mitchell was responsible for management and oversight of the company’s legal affairs, compliance programs, risk management and insurance programs, corporate real estate and airport facilities. As a member of the senior management team at America West, she played a key role in the restructuring of the company’s debt obligations, aircraft financing and capital structure after September 11, 2001, in connection with America West’s government guaranteed loan.
Prior to joining America West Airlines, Ms. Mitchell practiced in the real estate and transactional areas at Squire Sanders & Dempsey in Phoenix, and Hopkins & Sutter in Chicago.