Adam M. Trenk

Adam M. Trenk practices in the areas of land use, zoning, public policy, community relations, equine and business law. He is western horsemanship enthusiast, a real estate property asset manager, and strategist who consults across multiple industries on matters of government relations and corporate development.

Mr. Trenk attended Arizona State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship from the W.P. Carey School of Business. After graduating he launched a career in real estate, working for the real estate investment firm and then branched out on his own as a real estate property asset consultant, while investing in and managing his own investment properties and pursuing his education.

Adam earned Master of Real Estate Development degree and then his Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University. In law school Adam built his curriculum around alternative dispute resolution and real estate related courses.

Adam has been active in his community, first serving as a board member for the Cave Creek Merchant’s Chamber of Commerce and sat on the Citizen’s Advisory Committee to the Town Council prior to making a run for a Council seat himself. Adam was first elected to hold a seat on the Cave Creek Council in 2009, and served as Vice Mayor from 2013 to 2015.

In 2014 recognizing a threat to the helicopter tourism industry in the Greater New York City area, he worked to establish the Helicopters Tourism & Jobs Council (, organizing industry stakeholders, coordinating a lobbying effort and public relations campaign to ensure the continued viability of the helicopter operators in and around New York City. Adam continues to serve as the executive director of the HTJC today.

Trenk’s work in local government, his experiences practicing as an attorney, and his efforts to develop and preserve business interests in the aviation sector give him a unique perspective. He is able to navigate complex regulations and negotiate to add value to transactional matters.

As a horseman, Adam Trenk has been riding horses across the country since he was a child. Throughout high school and college he spent several summers as an apprentice horse trainer on a Montana ranch. Today he lives in Cave Creek, AZ on his own small horse ranch. His equine law practice includes servicing the wide ranging legal needs of the equestrian industry, giving him an opportunity to blend the subject matters of his personal passions with his profession.

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