Michael A. Barrett
Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle

Michael A. Barrett is a partner in the Real Estate and Land Use Group in the Seattle office of Perkins Coie LLP. In almost thirty years of practice, he has represented lenders and borrowers in acquisition and development, construction, mini-perm and permanent loans, synthetic leases, corporate credit facilities and other financings involving properties and businesses throughout the United States. He is the current Director of the Real Property Council of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the Washington State Bar Association and a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and the Pacific Real Estate Institute. He was admitted to the Washington State bar in 1981 and subsequently practiced in New York and Washington, D.C. before returning to Seattle in 1998. Mike can be reached at 206-359-8615 or mbarrett@perkinscoie.com.[December 2010]