Leif M. Ormseth

Attorney - Principal


(206) 957-6941



Practice Areas

Leif is a real estate lawyer who has been at FKSDO since 2007. His practice focuses on commercial real estate leasing and finance transactions.  He also has deep experience with joint venture structuring and real estate acquisitions and dispositions.



  • Harvard Law School, JD cum laude, 1989
  • University of Colorado, MA, Mathematics, 1984
  • Whitman College, BA, Mathematics, 1981


Before FKSDO

  • Heller Ehrman LLP, Seattle
    Partner, 1997-2005
    Associate, 1989-1996



  • Also admitted to practice in Oregon
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association Business Law, Creditor-Debtor and Real Property, Probate and Trust Sections
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Association Real Estate and Land Use Section