Michael D. Kuntz

Michael D. Kuntz

Mike is a member of the Real Estate and Investment Management practices and focuses his practice on real estate and real estate finance. His practice emphasizes commercial and residential development and finance, primarily representing commercial and residential developers and development interests. Mike has familiarity with numerous real estate matters, including real estate development, acquisitions, sales, leasing, partnerships, tax, debt and equity financing, and architect and construction contracting. He also has substantial experience in affordable housing / tax credit development and financing, as well as privately-held company, general business and business organizations matters.

Mike was also recently singled out by the highly-regarded Chambers USA legal directory, which annually interviews firm clients. In addition to a top-ranking of Foster Pepper's Real Estate practice, Chambers noted Mike is "acknowledged by a number of sources as one of Seattle's eminent real estate attorneys."

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Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member

King County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member


Regional Real Estate Practice Guide: Washington

Author, Chambers USA: Regional Real Estate guide, 2018


Recent Developments in Multifamily Housing

Speaker, Foster Pepper 2017 Real Estate/Land Use Briefing: Essential Industry Updates, November 2017

"One source commends him as 'very strong on real estate transactions; he is at the top of his game.'" - Chambers USA

Real EstateCommercial & Real Estate FinanceInvestment ManagementSenior & Affordable Housing


Tel: 206.447.8959Fax: 206.749.1976


The Best Lawyers in America© Real Estate Law, 2002-2019

  • Best Lawyers® 2010 Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" in Seattle

Chambers USA Leading Individual, Real Estate Law, 2005-2018

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

Washington Super Lawyers list, 2000-2014

2010 Top Lawyers®, Seattle Metropolitan magazine

Top 100 Lawyers, Washington Law & Politics, 2006

League of Justice top lawyer ranking, Washington CEO, 2006

Order of the Coif

Washington Law Review, Managing Editor of Operations, 1980-1981

Phi Kappa Phi

Martindale-Hubbell AV rating


J.D., University of Washington School of Law (with honors), 1981

B.A., University of Puget Sound (summa cum laude), 1978

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1981


Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 1988-Present
  • Associate, 1981-1988

Morrow, Longfeldor, Tinker & Kidman (Seattle, WA), Summer Clerk, 1979


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