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Practive Areas

  • Real Estate Purchases and Sales

  • Construction Contracts, Architect Agreements and Integrated Project Delivery

  • Leases and Ground Leases

  • Homebuilding

  • Real Estate Finance

  • Joint Ventures and LLCs

  • Master Planned Communities, Mixed-Use Projects and Condominiums



  • Columbia Law School, JD, 1989
    Member, Columbia Business Law Review

  • Stanford University, BA, with Honors and Distinction, Philosophy, 1986 


Before FKSDO

  • Foster Pepper PLLC, Seattle
    Partner, 1997, Associate, 1989-96



America's Top 50 Lawyer - Real Estate Law - Washington - 2023

Recognized as 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Real Estate Law in Seattle,

Born in Munich, Germany, moved to Seattle in 1964

Member, Pacific Real Estate Institute

Coached girls’ soccer for 7 years, Mt. Baker Soccer Club

Foolhardy basketball player (long-time Team Captain, Washington Athletic Club Basketball Leagues)

Also enjoys golf, contemporary novels, alpine skiing, cooking for family and friends, vinyl and live music (alternative, electronic, jazz, reggae)





Contact info:

Fikso Kretschmer Smith Dixon Ormseth PS

901 5th Avenue, Suite 4000
Seattle, WA 98164

Phone (206) 448-1818



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Marc T. Kretschmer - America's Top 50 Lawyers - Real Estate Law - Washington

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