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Joseph W. West


Foster Garvey

Represented commercial landlord in negotiation of several office leases in historic downtown building

Listed in Chambers USA and Best Lawyers; assigned with Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rating

As Office Managing Director and Principal with Foster Garvey’s Portland, OR office, Joseph West focuses on guiding property owners, developers and lenders through multifaceted residential and commercial real estate transactions. His real estate practice includes representation of owners, developers, tenants and lenders in connection with residential and commercial real estate acquisition, leasing, development and finance.

Notable experiences include representation of a commercial landlord in negotiating several office leases in an historic downtown office building and representation of an investment group in a Denver-area hotel purchase.

He is a member of the Oregon State Bar’s Real Estate and Land Use Section. West also performs pro bono work for nonprofit organizations including the Oregon Business Association, Edwards Center and Northwest Mothers Milk Bank.

Chambers USA (Oregon) named West as “Leading Individual, Real Estate.” He also regularly shows up on Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” and on the Oregon Super Lawyer List. Martindale-Hubbell assigned West an AV Preeminent rating.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Joseph West 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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