Wayne L. Gardner
Wayne represents businesses and their owners and helps them buy and sell property and assists them in mergers and acquisitions and restructuring their business. (If you borrow or lend money, Wayne will assist you in navigating through challenging territory.) Wayne also provides estate planning and asset protection for the large net worth and small net worth individuals.
Wayne helps individuals and companies form businesses, by forming LLCs, partnerships and corporations. He works with small, new companies and large, international companies and has served on many public and private boards to help direct them become successful. Wayne represents individuals and companies in buying or selling hotels, shopping centers and in the acquisition and merger of companies. He is a member of Arizona Multihousing Association and represents owners and managers in buying and selling properties and in landlord tenant leases and evictions, including commercial and residential forcible entry and detainer litigation. Wayne assists his clients on both the “business side” and the “litigation side.”
Wayne also helps individuals protect their assets through proper estate planning techniques that are frequently overlooked in the estate planning process. Wayne is a member of Wealth Counsel, a national collaborative business and estate planning organization. Family limited partnerships and charitable remainder trusts are but a few ways Wayne assists the larger net worth individuals and estates needing asset protection. The assets of your estate should be protected from unwanted creditors. Wayne works to ensure assets are protected and are ultimately used the way you want them to be used.
Wayne is one of a select group of attorneys who is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is admitted to several Federal Courts of Appeals, the United States Court of Military Appeals, and the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. Wayne received his Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University and his Juris Doctorate degree from South Texas College of Law.
Born and raised in Arizona, Wayne has been active in many civic affairs serving as Board President of the Mesa Family YMCA, and President of the Board of Mesa Public Schools. He’s been a Rotary Member. He served in the Arizona State Legislature as Vice-Chair of both the Ways and Means and Appropriations Committees. He has served on numerous commercial business boards and bank boards and was General Counsel to a large real estate developer and homebuilder. Completely fluent in Spanish, Wayne lived and worked in Latin American Countries for eight years. He was President of the Santiago Chile East Mission and the Cuernavaca Mexico Mission. Wayne currently serves as Legislative District 19 Chairman.
Wayne Gardner, Attorney
Buntrock & Gardner Law, PLLC
Mesa, AZ 85203