Law Office of G N Bergh
Real Estate, HOA, and Business Law
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Principal - Law Office of G N Bergh (2012 - 2019)

Continued to serve clients in real estate and commercial matters, including commercial leasing, purchase and sale and option agreements, loan agreements and opinions, easements, REAs, development documents and other real estate agreements.

Acted as counsel to established homeowners associations throughout Eastern Washington, providing a full range of legal advice to association boards, including governance, enforcement of covenants, collection of delinquent assessments, interpretation and amendment of governing documents, and guidance regarding applicable laws.

Partner - Paine Hamblen LLP, Spokane WA (1990 - 2012)

Counsel to energy utility company providing services relating to real estate and commercial finance matters.

Counsel to energy PUD on construction and condemnation matters.

Counsel to private university for real estate, business, and bond financing matters.

Local counsel to national agricultural lender providing services relating to foreclosure, deed in lieu and settlement agreements.

Counsel to nonprofit hospital providing services relating to real estate, business, and bond financing matters.

Counsel to industrial park providing services relating to real estate sale and leasing and environmental matters.

Counsel to real estate development and construction company, providing services relating to project development, leasing, construction and commercial matters.

Counsel for US affiliates of foreign solar energy company, including real estate matters, development, drafting and review of company contracts and negotiations with US and foreign counterparties for purchase and sale of products, raw materials, equipment, and services.

Counsel to homeowners associations located throughout Eastern Washington.


Associate - Perkins Coie LLP, Bellevue WA (1986-1990)

Performed substantial work for Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation in sales of distressed commercial real estate throughout the western United States. Also worked on a wide variety of real estate matters for an energy utility company and its real estate affiliate, foreclosures for a commercial mortgage lender, and a wide variety of leasing, purchase and sale and other real estate transactions.

Real Estate Broker - Sapphire Realty, Hamilton, Montana (1975-1981)



University of Washington School of Law
Doctor of Law (JD), with honors
1982 – 1985

University of Iowa
Bachelor's degree, English
1975 – 1977, Phi Beta Kappa

University of Montana
1972 – 1975

Bar Admission

On Inactive status - not currently licensed to practice law in Washington