D. Douglas Matson
Phone: 206-812-3382

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Doug's focus is on commercial real estate and business transactions.


  • B.A., Political Science, Oregon State University, 1969.
  •  J.D., University of Chicago, 1972.

Professional Experience

  • Foster Pepper & Shefelman, Seattle, WA (1973-1988)
  • Joined Bogle & Gates as partner in 1988.
  • Opened office for private practice in 1993.
  • Joined Whalen, Firestone, Landsman, Fleming, Dixon & Matson LLP in 1998.
  • Joined McCullough Hill, P.S. in 2008.

Areas of Emphasis

Commercial Real Estate:

  • Handle all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. 
  • Acquisition, disposition, development and financing of major office, retail and hotel projects, including coordination of overall project with land use and environmental specialists. 
  • Negotiation of construction contracts. 
  • Representation of real estate developers. 
  • Representation of owners and tenants in major leases. 
  • Representation of major commercial brokerage firms.

Business Transactions:

  • Stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions. 
  • Financings for acquisitions and operations. 
  • Corporate, LLC and partnership transactions. 
  • Corporate dissolutions and share purchases. 
  • Formation of corporations, partnerships and LLCs. 
  • Negotiation of shareholders agreements, partnership agreements and LLC operating agreements. 
  • Negotiation of business contracts.

Admitted to Practice

Washington, 1972

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