Real Estate Attorney

Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt PC   •  

Portland, OR

Industry: Real Estate & Construction

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Not Specified years

Posted 66 days ago

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Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a premier Pacific Northwest law firm serving the needs of businesses and individuals with offices in Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Bend, Eugene, Salem, Anchorage and Mountain View, California.


Schwabe has an opening for a full-time transactional Real Estate attorney to join the Commercial Real Estate & Construction Industry Group in its Vancouver, Washington office. The successful candidate will work with business, tax and construction lawyers in a team-oriented approach.


The ideal candidate must have some portable business to bring, be committed to integration into the Vancouver business community, and possess wide-range knowledge of commercial real estate transactions, including purchase and sale agreements, joint ventures, leasing, acquisitions, mortgage and asset-based financing, dispositions and development of real property and assets, with specific experience in the following areas:

  • Preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, reviewing and resolving related title issues, addressing due diligence items, and preparing closing documents and handling closing issues
  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing commercial and industrial leases for both landlords and tenants
  • Commercial loan documentation – drafting and reviewing
  • Negotiating, preparing and revising restrictive covenants, subordination agreements, and loan agreements and modifications

JD degree from an accredited law school is required. Washington State Bar admission preferred but not required.


Lateral attorneys are an integral part of Schwabe's culture and success. We seek laterals who desire to build long-term client ‎relationships, provide outstanding legal services and work collaboratively with other Schwabe lawyers. ‎

When you join Schwabe as a lateral attorney, we commit to do everything possible to ensure your ‎smooth transition. Working closelywith you, we will develop an individualized integration plan that ‎focuses on your unique strengths and practice development goals. Among other things, we will:

  • Facilitate introductions with lawyers in complementary practice areas
  • Coordinate announcements to your current clients and contacts
  • Connect you with a mentor and an advisor
  • Provide training in firm technology and practices
  • Cross-sell your practice to existing Schwabe clients
  • Provide the client service and support you need to retain and expand your current client relationships
  • Welcome you at firm social events