Foster Garvey continues to welcome experienced and strategic counsel across the firm. Today, we are pleased to announce Chelsea Glynn has joined the firm as an Associate. Based in Portland, Chelsea brings extensive experience in a broad range of matters to Foster Garvey’s Real Estate, Land Use & Environmental practice. She joins the firm from Dunn Carney LLP where she assisted clients in an array of real estate, construction and design, land use, administrative and environmental matters, including real estate litigation and dispute resolution in both Oregon and Washington.
Chelsea represents businesses, municipal bodies, landlords, tenants, property managers, homebuilders and individuals on commercial and residential leases, purchase and sale agreements, and land use and permitting matters.
“We are thrilled to have her on the team,” said Jason M. Powell, a Principal in the firm’s Portland office who previously worked alongside Chelsea. “Our clients will benefit from Chelsea's expansive background and the thoughtful perspective she provides to every client in consideration of their business and legal issues. Growing our team with attorneys like Chelsea will allow us to better anticipate our clients’ needs now and into the future as we look ahead to the continued growth of the Portland market.”
Chelsea is an active member of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) where she serves as Chair of the Legislative Committee and as a member of the Sponsorship Committee, respectively.
She previously served as Assistant County Counsel for Washington County and represented the county’s interest in eminent domain matters, drafted administrative enforcement and animal services code, advised on capital improvement projects and served as General Counsel to the Bonnie L. Hays Animal Shelter. Chelsea is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law, and she earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara where she was also a Division I tennis athlete.