Professional Biography

William L. Green Partner

  • San Francisco

    D +1.415.344.7164

    F +1.415.344.7050

    San Francisco

    505 Howard Street, Suite 1000

    San Francisco, CA


  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8513

    F +1.206.359.9513


    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA




Bill Green, a partner in the firm's Real Estate & Land Use practice, has more than 30 years of experience in real estate transactions, including acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing, financing, development, and general business matters.

Bill has represented a broad variety of clients in the real estate industry, including public institutions, public companies, school districts, privately held industrial companies, development companies, pension fund advisors, high-tech and bio-tech companies, and governmental entities. His representative clients include the University of Washington, the Seattle Mariners, the Seattle Storm, Walton Street Capital, Korry Electronics, Highline School District, Edmonds School District, the Port of Edmonds, Itron Inc., Sobrato Development Company, Concur Technologies Inc. and Miller Global Properties.

Professional Recognition

  • Editor in Chief of the Real Property Deskbook (Fourth Edition, Washington State Bar Association)
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as "America's Leading Real Estate Lawyers," 2003 - Present
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2001 - Present: Real Estate Law
  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics "Super Lawyers," 2007 - Present
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

    (AV®, BV® and CV® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.)

Professional Leadership

  • Rainier Scholars, Board Member, 2010 - present
  • WSBA Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Executive Committee, 1995 - 1997
  • Intiman Theatre Company, Trustee, 1996 - 2002
  • Washington State Supreme Court Limited Practice Board, Member, 1993 - 2000
  • Mt. Baker Community Club, President, 1993 - 1995





Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Not admitted in California

  • Washington


  • Boston College Law School, J.D.,
    magna cum laude
    , 1980
  • Middlebury College, B.A., Political Science,
    cum laude
    , 1976


2016 Chambers Logo   2015 Chambers Logo   2014 Chambers Logo