Dave Hailey


Dave Hailey represents sophisticated commercial real estate and corporate clients in complex real estate and business transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, financing, and leasing throughout Washington. Dave combines deal-making experience and creative problem solving skills to find workable and practical solutions to challenging legal issues and needs.

For over 14 years, Dave’s legal practice has spanned representing clients on residential purchases and sales to facilitating complex development projects exceeding $500 million. He represents real estate developers, partnerships, syndicates, publicly traded companies, lenders, and investors (both private and institutional), including Fortune 500 companies. His favorite part of practicing law is helping clients achieve their business goals and meet their objectives and needs, and helping them seek out additional resources when and where needed.



  • Acquisition and financing of multi-family, mixed-use, industrial, and office building projects in Seattle, Everett, and Tacoma exceeding $120 million on a single project, including inbound foreign investment.
  • Represented an international commercial real estate venture with respect to the stabilization and disposition of a 100,000 square foot plus industrial facility in Vancouver, WA, breaking the record in 2021 for all time market rates in Clark County, WA.
  • Represented a PNW hospital network for hospital and medical facility acquisitions, dispositions, developments, and related ground leases throughout Washington State.
  • Hotel dispositions in downtown Seattle, WA including the Denny Triangle.
  • Land acquisition in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties, WA, for a publicly traded company exceeding 126 acres a parcel and $25 million per acquisition.
  • Lead attorney on all phases of complex commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions for high rise, office, mixed-use, and high-end residential commercial projects throughout Colorado and the Pacific Northwest.
  • Acquisition, entitlement and disposition of an approximately 75,000 square foot mixed-se development project in Kirkland, WA.
  • Disposition of a large scale mixed-use and entitled multi-family development project in Redmond, WA.
  • Acquisition and construction financing for a 15 unit mixed-use (retail and office) building in Everett, WA.
  • Acquisition and franchising work for national chain restaurant investment properties in Des Moines, WA.
  • Negotiation of industrial, office, and retail leases throughout Colorado and Washington State.
  • Represented a national mobile home park operator with respect to a 125+ lot acquisition in Mount Vernon, WA.

Memberships & Awards


  • Washington State Bar Association, Member (2013–present)
  • King County Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Member (2013–present)
  • Colorado State Bar Association, Member (2005-present)


University of Denver Sturm College of Law’s Clarence L. Bartholic Award in Legal Ethics (2005)

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Community Activities

Community Activities

Alzheimer’s Association, Volunteer (2011–2014)




Washington State Courts

Oregon State Courts

Colorado State Courts

Outside The Office