Rebecca Anderson

Rebecca B.W. Anderson has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate and business law, including commercial financing, office and retail center development and leasing, farm/ranch leases and operating agreements, multi-parcel assemblage and development, purchase and sale transactions, residential and condominium development, conservation easements and transactions, communication tower transactions, land use, real estate dispute resolution, loan work-outs, easement and right of way issues, business entity and LLC formation, operation and dissolution, project due diligence, approvals, and permitting. Her practice also covers energy and utility related matters including site acquisition and development for energy projects, transmission line easement acquisitions, right of way permits, and licensing. Rebecca has handled complex real estate conservation projects, one of which received a 2005 SAMMY award from Clark County, Washington and a CRITF Partnership Award for 2005.

Rebecca also leads the firm’s dispute resolution practice. She combines her extensive legal knowledge and negotiation/deal-making skills with her ability to navigate difficult emotions and think “outside-the-box” to deliver creative and positive resolutions to complex disputes. She provides mediation, advocacy and facilitation services in all types of business and real estate disputes including those arising in employment settings and divorce and trust/estates proceedings. Learn more about her dispute resolution services.

Rebecca graduated from the University of California, Davis Law School in 1987, Order of the Coif (top 5% of her class). There, she earned two American Jurisprudence Awards in Business Associations and Constitutional Law and was the first place winner of the Moot Court Competition, as well as the Chairperson of the Moot Court Board. Rebecca graduated from the University of Washington in 1984, Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with Honors in the Political Science Department.

Rebecca’s legal career began in San Diego, California where she practiced with Gray, Cary, Ames and Frye, handling complex real estate finance, development, leasing, and other commercial transactions. In 1991, she joined Albertson’s as an in-house attorney focusing on major retail development deals, later advancing to Senior Manager, supervising all aspects of commercial real estate development. She also supervised the legal team’s work in pharmacy acquisitions, surplus property, and property management. After running her own practice for 11 years, Rebecca joined Jones, Gledhill, Fuhrman and Gourley in March 2014 where she works on a wide array of real estate and business transactions, issues, and disputes in both Idaho and Oregon. Rebecca was born and raised in Portland, Oregon, where her father, grandfather and great-grandfather founded the Wood Tatum law firm.

Rebecca is a member of the Idaho, Oregon, and California State Bars. She serves on the Board of the Boise Co-op and is a leader in other community organizations and efforts.. She regularly teaches classes at the University of Oregon Law School in Real Estate transactions and is a “thought leader” and keynote speaker on the topic of Dispute Resolution.

AV rated with Martindale Hubbell.

Top Rated by Martindale Hubbell in the areas of Dispute Resolution and Commercial Real Estate law.

Included in “Best Lawyer in America” in 2016