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Kyle L. Branum

Real Estate, Business

(206) 676-7041

kyleb@summitlaw.com

Profile Introduction

Kyle has extensive experience in real estate transactions and corporate counseling. His real estate practice focuses on the acquisition, development, construction, financing and leasing of office, multi-family, hospitality, energy, industrial, biotech and mixed-use projects throughout the United States.  Kyle’s business practice focuses on strategic growth and protection of his clients’ assets. 

 

Kyle’s client’s include (among others) Fortune 500 companies, closely-held multigenerational real estate companies, investment funds, energy companies and self-made billionaires.  Kyle also has the privilege of representing James Beard award winning chefs, members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, professional athletes and critically acclaimed artists.    

 

Kyle has been the lead real estate attorney for numerous nationally recognized projects, including corporate campus and corporate headquarter projects, hotel developments, renewable energy projects, and transactions involving iconic New York City buildings.

 

Whether public or private companies, institutional investors or leaders of industry, Kyle counsels his clients through complex transactions with a straightforward and strategic focus. Collaboration is key.  Kyle is constantly adapting for his clients’ needs, and his trajectory is measured by the continued prosperity and growth of his clients.

 

Prior to Summit Law Group, Kyle was a Partner at Riddell Williams, a member of the executive committee and the chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.  Prior to Riddell, Kyle was a Partner with Perkins Coie LLP.

 

Kyle is a member of the Board of Directors of Fresco Living and has served on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association's Real Property Section, Board of Trustees of the ACT (A Contemporary Theater) and President, Vice President and Trustee of the East King County Bar Association.  Kyle is also the co-founder of Steep Echo, an organic, olive leaf tea company based in California.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • President, Vice President & Trustee of East King County Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, ACT Theatre 
  • Executive Committee, WSBA Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
  • Board of Directors, Fresco Living
  • Co-founder, Steep Echo Tea Company

Community Service

  • Board of Trustees, ACT Theater
  • Vice President, Western Academy of Beaux Arts
  • Alumnus, Leadership Eastside
  • Major Donor, Food Lifeline, a member of Feeding America
  • Major Donor, American Red Cross

Education

  • Columbia University (B.A., cum laude)
  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
  • University of California, Davis (Master Milling)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State