Beth A. Clark
Member

Beth A. Clark

Beth has more than 30 years of experience in counseling public and private real estate owners, developers and investors in all aspects of property acquisitions, development and disposition, including office buildings, industrial parks, master planned communities, hospitals and medical office buildings, multifamily housing and large intermodal and other infrastructure projects. Beth also represents public and private utility and transportation clients in a variety of real estate and regulatory issues, including property dispositions, leasing, easements, property exchanges, eminent domain and structuring of public/private projects.

Beth is local real estate counsel to a Class 1 railroad and in that capacity frequently works on property acquisitions, dispositions, complex easements, and track management issues such as track expansions, crossing agreements, industrial track agreements, franchise agreements, intermodal facilities development, etc. 

Beth is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and was recently singled out by the highly regarded Chambers USA legal directory, with peers recognizing her “complete command of the law and great sense of business requirements of her clients.”

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Activities

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)

Washington State Bar Association Real Property, Probate & Trust Section Executive Committee, Former Member

Washington Women Lawyers, Seattle-King County Chapter

Friends of the University of Washington Libraries, Board Member

The Bush School, Board of Trustees

Northwest Women’s Law Center

Association of Transportation Law Professionals

American Railway Development Association

Transportation Lawyers Association

"Beth is recognized for her extensive experience with real estate developments, acquisitions and disposals. One source notes: 'She has a great reputation as a real estate attorney.'" - Chambers USA

Real Estate (Chair)Commercial & Real Estate FinanceInfrastructureRight-of-WaySports Teams & FacilitiesTransportationWine, Beer & Spirits

Contact

Tel: 206.447.8893Fax: 206.749.1916

Recognition

Chambers USA Leading Individual, Real Estate Law, 2009-2018

The Best Lawyers in America© Real Estate Law, 2011-2018

Washington Super Lawyers list, 2003-2013, 2017-2018

Best in the Business: Leading Lawyers in the Puget Sound Region, Seattle Business magazine, Real Estate, 2013

Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan magazine, 2010

“Top 50 Women Lawyers,” Washington Law & Politics, 2006

Martindale-Hubbell AV rating

Education

J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1984

B.A., University of Washington (cum laude), 1980

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1984

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 1992-Present
  • Executive Committee Member, 1997-2004, 2009-2011, 2014-2018
  • Chair, Real Estate Practice Group, 2005-2009, 2011-2014

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