Russel R. Robertson

Adjunct Professor


Seattle University School of Law
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090


JD, Seattle University School of Law, summa cum laude, 2004
BA, University of Washington, Political Science, 1998


Distribution and Retail
Real Estate and Construction


Russ focuses on assisting privately held businesses and entrepreneurs with their business and transactional needs, including advising on real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and financings; mergers and acquisitions; and a wide range of commercial agreements and strategic partnerships. Russ also assists his clients with entity structuring, organizational planning, and debt and equity financing transactions. Prior to re-joining Schwabe, Russ served as General Counsel to a private equity firm investing in, and developing, single, multi-family, and commercial real estate projects in Puget Sound and Portland regions.


Long-Awaited Condo Reform Kicks In; Here's What Developers Need To Know, Daily Journal of Commerce (2019)