Marc Winters’ practice encompasses a wide range of real estate and business transactions, predominantly involving the financing, acquisition, development, management, restructuring, and disposition of commercial real estate projects and branded assets. He also counsels pension fund advisory firms and tax-exempt investors on a variety of issues relating to the structuring of business transactions and all aspects of real estate investments.
Mr. Winters has negotiated, documented, and closed eight- and nine-figure deals for many types of clients, including joint venture groups, pension funds, public development authorities, school districts, state agencies, banks, lenders, developers, and other businesses.
In the course of his transactional and investment structuring practice, Mr. Winters has gained extensive experience in real estate investment trust, limited liability company, limited partnership, and other entity formation. He also has significant experience with construction and permanent loans, leasing, development and management agreements, and secured land transactions (including covered and uncovered construction loans, securitized loans, interim loans, permanent loans, wraparound financing, and subordinated and unsubordinated leasehold financing).
Mr. Winters has been designated as a LEED Accredited Professional by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Mr. Winters is able to advise owners, developers, lenders, contractors, and architects on a variety of legal issues pertaining to green building and assist them in evaluating and navigating the LEED certification process.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|2010 Top Lawyers||Seattle Metropolitan Magazine||2010|
|Attorney||McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren, PLLC||1990 - Present|
|Attorney||Witherspoon, Kelley, Davenport & Toole, PS||1984 - 1990|
|Financial Accountant||Wilshire Associates||1979 - 1980|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Member||1984 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1984 - 1995|
|Handling Real Estate Transactions with Confidence||Step by Step Through the Purchase Contract||2011|
|Urban Land Institute||Retrofitting Office Buildings to be Green and Energy-Efficient||2009|
|National Business Institute||Keys to Success in a Real Estate Transaction||2004|
|Lorman Educational Services||Real Property Security Instruments in Washington||2001|
|University of Oregon School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|University of Oregon School of Business||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1980|
|Seattle School District Carreer Day||Legal Carreers||2014|
|Lunch and Learn||Title Insurance||2014|
|East Side King County Bar Association Annual Meeting||Environmental Aspects of Real Estate Transactions||2014|