Erin G. Howshar

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F: 206-624-5128

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Erin G. Howshar

Erin Howshar has a national practice focusing on real estate, financing, business and corporate law.  Her clients and peers know her as an attorney who makes deals happen.

Erin's expertise in real estate financing transactions spans billions of dollars in secured and unsecured debt facilities.  She is experienced with term and revolving loan facilities, mezzanine debt facilities, and securitized loans.  She works on acquisition debt for new properties, financing of existing properties, loan work outs, and restructuring existing debt.

Her full-service real estate practice includes purchase and sale agreements for commercial properties, development and construction-related agreements, joint venture agreements, property management agreements, listing agreements, and complex commercial leases.

In her business and corporate practice, Erin negotiates and drafts a broad range of contracts, including asset purchase and sale agreements, assignments, commercial licenses, employment and severance agreements, and management agreements.

Whether she is negotiating a debt facility or working on the purchase or sale of a commercial property or a new business, Erin understands that clients want practical solutions to potential obstacles.

Awards and Activities
  • Selected as a “Rising Star” by Washington Law & Politics (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Washington University School of Law, Scholars in Law Award
Erin is actively involved in the community.  She volunteers to judge student mock trial competitions for various organizations, serves as President of the board of the SYC Foundation, and frequently presents professional legal education seminars on purchase and sale agreements, title matters, leasing, and loan work outs.

Practice Areas


  • Washington University School of Law (J.D., 1998),
  • St. Louis University (B.A. 1995), magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State, 2000
  • Wyoming, 1998

Super Lawyers Designation