Michael Courtnage

(206) 623-7600


Stanford University Law School

Michael S. Courtnage


Mr. Courtnage’s practice for more than 50 years has focused primarily on commercial real estate, with particular emphasis on assisting non-U.S. based clients. He has advised individuals and companies in the structuring and restructuring of entities for, and in the negotiation, acquisition, financing, construction, operation, leasing and ultimate sale of office, shopping center, industrial and mixed use projects and portfolios located throughout the United States. A number of these transactions have involved amounts in excess of $100,000,000.

Mr. Courtnage also serves in the role of outside general counsel for a number of corporate and commercial clients.

Mr. Courtnage is a graduate of Stanford University Law School and has served as an officer, director and chairperson of sections and committees of the Washington State Bar Association and as a speaker, chairperson and organizer of seminars sponsored by the Washington State Bar Association and other providers.

Mr. Courtnage is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA and is recognized as a “Washington Super Lawyer”. Mr. Courtnage is recognized as a pragmatic, bottom line focused attorney who brings practical business-oriented experience to bear on his clients’ legal issues.