James A. Greenfield - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

James A. Greenfield

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

For​ over 30 years, Jim Greenfield has represented private, nonprofit and public clients on a wide variety of real estate transactions and land use proceedings. Jim has particular expertise and experience with large, complex public infrastructure projects and is a well-recognized authority in crafting creative natural resource conservation transactions. He helps public, private and nonprofit clients with: real estate and development transactions; land transactions with or on behalf of public agencies by negotiation or eminent domain (including public relocation assistance for businesses and residences); and land use matters and administrative proceedings. Jim also has substantial experience with historic preservation and landmark designation, telecommunications, municipal law, government relations and sports law.

Jim's clients include: 4Culture (Cultural Development Authority of King County), Alaska Airlines, Inc., American President Lines, City of Burien, National Basketball Association, PATH, Sound Transit, Seattle Theater Group and University of Washington.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
University of California, BerkeleyBS University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawJ.D.
ForterraLeadership Tomorrow

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101-3045
United States

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law (Commercial, Condemnation, Conservation Development, Development, Eminent Domain, Government Real Estate, Historic Landmarks, Historic Preservation, Land Use, Municipal, Natural Resources, Public Works, Real Property Law, Tax Certiorari, Transactions, Zoning)