Bryan Helfer

Bryan Helfer

Bryan represents clients in single property and portfolio real estate transactions, including sales and acquisitions, financing, reorganizations, retail/office leases, land development, workouts and closings. He drafts and negotiates purchase and sale agreements, loan agreements and commercial leases, and has experience drafting organizational documents, including operating agreements, joint ventures and corporate resolutions.


Leadership Tomorrow, Class of 2017

Leadership Tomorrow Coach, Class of 2018

MarketShare, Board of Directors and Secretary, 2017

Maple Leaf Community Council, Board of Directors and Secretary, 2017

The Service Board, Board of Directors, 2011-2014


Confidentiality Agreements in the Current Marketplace: A Carve-out to Permit Debt Investments As an Alternative to Equity Investments

Author, Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Legal Update - February 4, 2009


Current Trends in Purchase and Sale Agreements

Speaker, Foster Pepper 2015 Land Use/Real Estate Briefing: Essential Industry Updates, October 2015

Washington State Hospitality Law Manual, Third Edition

Associate Editor and Presenter, 2012

Acquisitions of Distressed Debt and REO Properties

Speaker, WSBA Spring RPPT Real Estate Seminar, 2011

Real EstateCommercial & Real Estate Finance


Tel: 206.447.6218Fax: 206.749.2122


J.D., The University of Michigan Law School, 2006

  • Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Contributing Editor
  • Russell Lee Rua Scholarship, University of Michigan Law School

Japanese Language Degree (Shuryo Sho Mei Sho), Keio University (Tokyo, Japan), 2002

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 2000

  • Duke Kahanamoku Scholarship, University of California at Los Angeles

Bar Admissions

Washington, 2010

Illinois, 2006


Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2015-Present
  • Associate, 2010-2014

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks (Chicago, IL), Associate, 2006-2009

Cades Schutte LLP (Honolulu, HI), Summer Associate, May 2005-August 2005

Alaska Legal Services Corporation (Anchorage, AK), Summer Intern, June 2004-August 2004

Berlitz (Tokyo, Japan), English Instructor, 2001-2003



Japanese, basic

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