Stacy helps real estate and hospitality industry clients negotiate business agreements, find solutions to complex problems and bring transactions across the finish line.
Stacy counsels clients through a broad range of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of commercial property; commercial leasing of retail, restaurant, office and industrial space; residential purchases; construction contracts; and easement agreements. She is experienced in reviewing and negotiating title insurance for owners and lenders. Stacy also advises hospitality clients regarding owner-operator agreements and consulting relationships for branded restaurant concepts.
Prior to joining Garvey Schubert Barer, Stacy practiced real estate finance and maritime law at Seattle law firms. She clerked for Chief Justice Gerry Alexander of the Washington Supreme Court from 2009-11 and Justice Warren Jones of the Idaho Supreme Court from 2008-09.
- ACLU of Washington, Cooperating Attorney, 2015-present
- Green Tree Early Childhood Center, Board of Directors, 2014-present
- Washington State Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee, King County District Representative, 2010-13
- Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle, Member
- Washington Women Lawyers, Member
- King County Bar Association, Member
Drafted commercial leases for hotel owner in its capacity as landlord to restaurateur tenants that provide room service to hotel guests; located in historic Pike Place Market.
Represented seller of real property with three tenants, including a cannabis grower, in a seller-financed transaction structured with an 18-month interim lease option converting into a secured term loan.
Counseled home buyers on residential purchases; advised international client on purchase of real property in Eastern Washington for future development of data center; represented private equity lenders in acquisitions of multifamily apartment projects.
Advised clients on construction financing for mixed-use, retail, healthcare, hospitality, higher education, multifamily, affordable housing and residential subdivision development projects.
Represented lead lender in $116 million syndicated loan secured by more than 50 vessels and multiple parcels of real property, focusing primarily on documenting secured collateral.
Negotiated easement encroachments with utilities and neighboring property owners for commercial and residential clients; drafted easements for ingress, egress, parking, maintenance, and well connections; resolved encroachment issues in connection with converting fee property into Indian trust land.
Performed complex due diligence review for title issues in $400 million acquisition of a hospital system comprised of several owned and leased properties; advised clients on owner and lender title policy coverage, title exceptions and title insurance endorsements.
- Northwest Real Estate Forum , 2.15.18
News & Insights
- GSB Newsroom, 7.11.17
- Real Property Practice Chapter (Real Estate Financing and Security Devices)Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, 16
- Alaska, 2014
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 2013
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, 2013
- Washington, 2009
University of Washington School of Law, 2008
- Washington Supreme Court, Legal Extern to Justice Barbara A. Madsen
- Innocence Project Northwest, Rule 9 Legal Intern
- American Constitution Society, President
- Native American Law Student Association, Member
University of Washington, B.A., Political Science, 2005
Honors | Recognitions
- Named by peers as one of Washington's "Rising Stars" in Super Lawyers, 2017-2018
- Named a "Rising Star" in Super Lawyers, Washington Women's Edition, 2018