Kari Larson is an associate in the firm’s Seattle office. She focuses her practice on all aspects of commercial real estate including real estate finance, commercial leasing, and acquisitions and sales of office buildings, condominiums, hotels, shopping centers, and other commercial mixed-use properties. Ms. Larson regularly represents both borrower and lenders (foreign and domestic) in various lending transactions with a particular focus on the negotiation of intercreditor and co-lender arrangements.
In the agribusiness and food sectors, Ms. Larson regularly represents investors in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of agricultural assets held in national farmland portfolios. Additionally, Ms. Larson has developed particular experience in advising clients on regulatory issues impacting the growing, processing, manufacturing and distribution of food products, including issues under the Food Safety Modernization Act, supply chain management issues, and transportation issues. Further, Ms. Larson regularly advises on jurisdictionally-specific permitting, licensing, certification, and product-specific requirements for producers, processors and retailers (including online retailers) and filing requirements for foreign investors under the Agricultural Foreign Investment Disclosure Act and analogous state statutes.
In the renewable energy sector, Ms. Larson has experience in addressing real property and title issues arising in the acquisition, development and financing of wind, solar, and other renewable energy projects across the United States. Ms. Larson also reviews and negotiates wind and solar leases on behalf of landowners.