Mark A. Stayer
Mark Stayer represents timber investment management organizations and commercial real estate companies in large, complex acquisitions, dispositions, conservation sales and easements, and loan transactions secured by timberlands.
Mark began his practice focusing on business and securities transactions and has a deep experience in mergers and acquisitions, private placements and public offerings. His clients appreciate his unique combination of legal, business and industry perspectives.
"Almost 20 years ago, Mark Stayer was referred to us for real estate transactions. We have used him ever since in multiple states. Recently we have also had the pleasure of working with Dan Eller on tax questions. In every case they have very professional and a pleasure to work with."
- Representing a large timber investment management organization in various timberland acquisitions in Oregon, Washington and Michigan since 2000.
- Representing large timber investment management organizations and private individuals and trusts in various timberland dispositions throughout the United States.
- Representing a large timber investment management organization in various timberland conservation easements in Washington and California.
- Representing various large timber investment management organizations in various timberland operational matters in Oregon, Washington and California.
- Representing an insurance company in loan transactions secured by timberlands throughout the United States.
- Representing various commercial real estate clients in acquisitions, sales and leasing.
Memberships & Awards
- Oregon State Bar, Member, Business Law and Real Estate
- 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)
- Ranked for Real Estate Lawyers in Oregon, Chambers USA (2016-2019)
- Lawyer of the Year award, Timber Law (2013 and 2015)
- Oregon Super Lawyers, Real Estate (2016)
- Recipient of Distinguished Service Award, City of Lake Oswego, Oregon (2008)
- Best Lawyers in America Award: Real Estate Law and Timber Law (2007-2020)
Resources & Ideas
- August 1, 2016
- August 15, 2019
- April 26, 2019
- August 15, 2018
- May 14, 2018
- August 15, 2017
- Designation honors attorneys in the top 5 percent of their legal fieldJuly 10, 2017
- Six practice areas and 20 attorneys singled out for excellenceJune 5, 2017
- August 19, 2016
- January 23, 2015
- January 7, 2013
- Portland Golf Club, Former President (2015) and Treasurer (2014)
- Former City of Lake Oswego Planning Commissioner (2005-2007)
- Our Lady of the Lake School Endowment Board, Past Chairman (2000-2002)
- ThunderbirdKey Managers degree (1980)
- University of Wisconsin, OshkoshBachelor of Business Administration degree (1976)
- Willamette University College of LawJuris Doctor degree (1985)
Oregon State Courts
United States District Court, District of Oregon