Jayanne Hino focuses on the purchase, sale, financing, and leasing of multifamily, office, industrial and mixed-use commercial real estate, and on related land-use and environmental issues.
Her work includes negotiating leases for commercial office space as well as ground leases, and guiding clients through site evaluation and development. Jayanne regularly represents clients in secured financing transactions; she also serves on the firm’s opinion letter committee.
- Provided real estate counsel for the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park on a former industrial site owned by Unocal. As part of the implementation of the environmental clean-up of the site, handled the sale and lease-back, and the lease and lease-back of the site to the Museum Development Authority.
- Handled real estate and financing issues for seller in $130 million sale of seafood division with real property in 10 locations across the United States and Canada.
- Represented buyers in $150 million acquisition, financing and leasing of three office/retail buildings in the Union Station complex in Seattle. These transactions involved complex environmental, land use, leasing, and condominium issues.
- Act as Washington local counsel for lenders, borrowers and buyers on commercial loans and commercial real estate acquisitions, including negotiating loan documents, exploring ways to structure the deal to minimize state and local taxes, and rendering legal opinions.
Professional & Community Activities:
- Northwest Regional Governor Alternate, 2006-2007; Host Committee and Programs Committee, 2008 Annual Conference – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
- Board of Directors, Asian Bar Association of Washington, 2009, 2006-2007
- Planning Committee member and frequent moderator, ABA National Conference for the Minority Lawyer, 2002-2007
- Board of Directors, 2001-2004; Chair, Community Building Committee, 2001-2003 – United Way of King County
- Tutor, Youth Tutoring Program, Yesler Terrace Housing Project, 2002-2005
- Board of Directors, Leadership Tomorrow, 1998-2004
- M.A., Executive Not-for-Profit Leadership Program, Seattle University, 1997
- J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1983
- Managing Editor, Washington Law Review
- B.A., English, Yale University, 1980, cum laude
- With distinction in English Literature
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