Greg Fullem has earned a reputation for excellence, thoroughness and diplomacy in helping clients address complex natural resources and environmental issues. He handles diverse real estate matters, with a focus on forest products and timberlands transactions and large scale conservation projects.
Clients rely on Greg’s legal and industry knowledge for successful acquisitions and dispositions of real property (including commercial properties, farms and ranches), leasing transactions, access agreements, credit facilities, long-term timber and fiber supply agreements, “working forest” and other conservation easements, forest carbon transactions and numerous day-to-day land management operational issues. He represents timber investment management organizations, industrial timberland owners, lenders, land trusts and other non-profit entities, developers of biomass, geothermal and solar energy projects, commercial real estate developers, forest products manufacturers, ports and local governments.
An appetite for complexity
Greg routinely acts as lead counsel on high-profile, complex transactions with intricate deal structures and issues, and relishes crafting creative documents and solutions. He focuses on crux issues in transactions and brings an insightful, measured approach to even the most perplexing problems.
Greg is currently on the Board of Directors of the World Forestry Center, and is the lead Schwabe lawyer working on sustainable forestry, land stewardship and rural development issues out of the firm’s office in Wallowa County, Oregon. He is the principal author of the “Forestland, Timber and Forest Products” chapter in the Oregon State Bar Oregon Real Estate Deskbook.
During a two-year hiatus from Schwabe, Greg served as legal counsel for the State of Koror, Republic of Palau in Micronesia. While in Palau, he drafted environmental, natural resources and other laws and regulations, and handled various real estate, marine and other natural resources matters. He also argued before the Supreme Court of the Republic of Palau and acted as general counsel for Koror State.
Acquisition and Disposition | Land Use and Entitlement | Real Estate
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