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Sarah M. Reed




Sarah Reed is Chair of the firm’s Real Estate practice group. Combining her industry knowledge with a passion for complex commercial real estate finance transactions, Sarah proactively works with both borrower and lenders on the full scope of their real estate issues. From prominent commercial lending institutions to real estate owners and developers, Sarah’s dexterity and hands-on approach benefits clients in the structuring, negotiation and due diligence of a broad spectrum of transactions. Clients turn to Sarah for responsive and practical advice related to acquisition, construction, leasing and sale of a wide range of real estate property types, including office, retail, industrial, mixed-use condominium, multifamily and energy projects, and various financing structures, including mortgage loan and asset based transactions, involving senior, construction, permanent, and interim loans, multi-property financings, mezzanine financings and loan opinions.




United States District Court, District of Idaho

United States District Court, Central District of California


Idaho Business Review, Accomplished 40 Under 40, 2017

Idaho Business Review, Leaders in Law, Up and Coming Lawyer, 2015

Women’s & Children’s Alliance, Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) award recipient, 2015

Idaho State Bar, Business and Corporate Law Section, Professional Development Series Participant, 2014

Community Associations Institute, Orange County Chapter, Rookie of the Year, 2009


New ALTA Land Survey Requirements Affecting Your Next Loan Transaction, Hawley Troxell Banking Newsletter, August 2016

Fannie Mae Creates Appraiser Blacklist“, February 2014

EPA’s New Standard For Environmental Assessments and Applicability to Secured Lenders“, February 2014

Sentencing and Punishment—Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The United States Supreme Court Upholds California’s Three Strikes Law, Ruling the Law Does Not Violate the Eighth Amendment’s Prohibition on Cruel and Unusual Punishment Ewing v. California, 538 U.S. 11 (2003), 80 N.D. L. Rev. 497 (2004).


Law School:

University of North Dakota School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2005

North Dakota Law Review

Member 2003–2004
Student Articles Editor 2004–2005


California State University, Long Beach, summa cum laude, 2001


Community Associations Institute (CAI), Idaho Chapter

Building Owners and Managers Association of Idaho (BOMA), Board Member

Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Idaho, member

FUNDSY, Board Member

Idaho State Bar, Business and Corporate Law Section, Past-Chair

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise, 2015–2017

Chair of Leadership Boise Academy Interview and Selection Committee, 2016–2017

Idaho Women Lawyers, Member, 2013–present

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