Scott B. Osborne - Foster Pepper PLLC
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Scott B. Osborne

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

Scott has more than 35 years of experience in real estate financing, workouts, acquisition, development and sale, and as counsel to closely held companies. His practice includes the representation of developers, lenders, institutional owners and tenants in various types of real estate projects, including high-rise office buildings, industrial facilities, condominiums, residential developments, retail shopping centers and apartments. Scott’s significant transactions include representing the City of Seattle in the acquisition of the Municipal Tower (formerly, Gateway Tower), developers and ground lessors commercial office buildings and lenders in mortgage loan transactions, workouts and foreclosures.

Scott is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the Pacific Real Estate Institute, has been a lecturer at the University of Washington Law School (teaching real property security), and is a frequent contributor to continuing legal education programs.

Additional Information

Court Admissions — U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1975
Experience —    Representation of lender in $226 million financing of cogeneration facility in Ferndale, Washington
  • Representation of lender in ESOP loan to owner of newspaper, television and radio station operator
  • Representation of insurance company lender in $113.5 million loan secured by deed of trust on 9-building business park with LIBOR based pricing and interest rate hedge
  • Restructure of $188 million loan portfolio on behalf of lender secured by multiple commercial properties, listed and unlisted securities and partnership interests
  • Sale of defaulted note, secured by first lien of trust encumbering two building commercial office development on behalf of co-lending syndicate
  • Representation of lender in $120 million defaulted condominium loan resulting in deed in lieu from developer
  • Representation of lender in foreclosure on 3 commercial structures as security for loans totaling $21 million
  • Yale UniversityBA 1971University of Washington School of LawJ.D. 1975

    Office Location

    1111 Third Avenue, Suite 3000
    Seattle, WA 98101-3292
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Real Estate Law