Jemima J. McCullum is a Partner in Gordon Thomas Honeywell’s Tacoma office and a member of the Firm’s Real Estate and Land Use Practice Group. McCullum has over 19 years’ experience in transactional real estate and finance. McCullum represents a broad spectrum of clients involved in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate. Her work focuses on: (a) leases involving office, industrial, multi-family apartment living, assisted living, mixed-use (residential and retail) and residential needs; (b) purchase and sale agreements involving ground leases, real estate and business opportunities; (c), public/private development agreements, which may include franchises, hotels, golf and resort development, villas, spas, and restaurants; (d) shopping center, strip mall and town center development, including work with anchor tenants such as big box industrial tenants, grocery stores, and restaurants; (e) condominium formation and related owner association issues; (f) work with nonprofits (churches, recreational facilities, universities and other worthy causes) for their business and real estate needs; and (g) financing of transactions (including non-profit funding, tax-exempt bonds, mezzanine and construction financing, and other institutional lending). She also does entity formation, as well as most other business contract negotiation, review and preparation.
Ms. McCullum is listed as one of Washington Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars for “Real Estate Transactions,” and was named Among their list of Washington’s “Top Women Attorneys.” She served as President of the Pierce County Chapter of the Washington Women Lawyers organization, as well as in a liaison capacity for the County Chapter to the State, where she earned the title, “Chapter Member of the Year.” Presently she is serving on the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association for the Real Property Probate and Trust Section.
Outside of work, Ms. McCullum has donated substantial time and resources serving on the boards of a number of community organizations, including the Tacoma Art Museum, Goodwill of the Olympics and Rainier Region (fka Tacoma Goodwill Industries), and the Highline College Foundation.