Jamee B. Asher


Jamee represents owners, managers, borrowers and lenders throughout the United ‎States in commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, ‎leasing, easements and real estate-secured financing. She guides deals from ‎inception to closing and handles due diligence and title insurance negotiations. ‎

Jamee regularly advises timberland owners on access, public lands and other ‎operational issues to help foster responsible land management practices.  She also ‎assists forest products companies in developing timber procurement and other policies ‎designed to prevent problems before they happen.

Jamee recognizes that understanding ‎clients' operations and business strategies is imperative to effective representation. To ‎that end, she enjoys client site visits to learn first-hand about a client’s ‎practices, challenges and goals. ‎



  • Represented a major timber investment management organization (TIMO) in multiple large-scale timberlands acquisitions throughout the United States.
  • Represented an Oregon timberlands company in an IRC Section 1031 exchange of investment timberland.
  • Represented Oregon lumber mill in sale of mill site and operating assets.
  • Developed Lacey Act due care program for North America's largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and hardwood veneer products.
  • Represent TIMOs in large tree farm dispositions and sales of “higher and better use” tracts collectively totaling hundreds of thousands of acres of timberland.
  • Handle lease transactions for a prominent Oregon-based real estate investment banking firm in connection with retail, office and mixed-use projects throughout the United States.
  • Serve as national real estate counsel for major cinema circuit.
  • Represent commercial real estate owners in acquisitions and dispositions of retail, office, and industrial properties.
  • Provide third-party legal opinions for clients in real estate-secured financing transactions.

Memberships & Awards


  • Multnomah Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Diversity Section, Real Estate and Land Use Section, and Sustainable Future Section, Member
  • Schwabe Diversity Committee, Member
  • Schwabe Recruiting Committee, Member


  • Oregon Rising Stars List, Real Estate (2018)
  • Ranked as "Associate to Watch" for Real Estate in Oregon, Chambers USA (2017-2019)
  • U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, “Law Firm of the Year” in Timber Law, Team Member (2015 and 2018)
  • U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers, National Tier 1 Firm in Timber Law, Team Member (2015-2018)

Resources & Ideas

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

Co-presenter, “Water, Timber and Easements: Understanding and Protecting Real ‎Property Rights,” Oregon State University Tree School East.‎

Community Activities

Community Activities

  • LEAP Adventure, Board of Directors
  • Friends of the Children, Ambassador Board
  • East County Legal Clinic Pro Bono Clinic, Volunteer




Oregon State Courts

Outside The Office