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Howard F. Jensen


Veris Law Group

Practice focus is on environment issues with real estate development

Listed in Best Lawyer, Super Lawyer and has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

As an Attorney with the Veris Law Group, Howard Jensen’s primary focus is on real estate development. He has extensive experience handling the complexities associated with contaminated property. These include litigating cost recovery actions, negotiating consent decrees and administrative orders with federal and state agencies, securing insurance coverage for clients facing significant environmental liabilities, and obtaining regulatory closure for complex sites.

As part of this practice, Jensen counsels clients on the risks of buying and selling contaminated property and assists them in drafting contractual protection against such risks. He also frequently prepares and negotiates real estate documents such as purchase and sale agreements, options, leases, construction contracts and easement agreements. He’s well-versed in federal state and cleanup laws, and is a regular presenter on environmental issues connected with real estate acquisitions, dispositions and ownership.

Jensen has been named a Best Lawyer (America) and Super Lawyer in the areas of Environmental Law, Real Estate Law, and Environmental Litigation. He has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating and had been rated 10.0 by Avvo.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Howard Jensen with Connect CRE’s 2022 Seattle & Pacific Northwest Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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