Eugenie D. Rivers is Of Counsel in the Firm’s Bellevue, Washington office of Wong Fleming. Ms. Rivers offers a wide range of business and legal services to assist forward-thinking companies, entrepreneurs, developers, and investors fund and grow their ventures. Ms. Rivers has over 20 years of specialized expertise in securities law, banking and finance, executive compensation, business purchase and sales, strategic entity structuring and formation, commercial real estate investment, commercial contracts, and more. Ms. Rivers also has a strong background in banking, financial analysis, and accounting.
Prior to joining Wong Fleming, Ms. Rivers served as in-house General Counsel for several of her business clients, providing her with a unique insight into their business and legal needs. Ms. Rivers has served as General Counsel to a technology company, as Corporate Counsel to a bank, and has demonstrated success in providing timely, balanced, and practical advice to senior executives and their team members on a wide range of legal and business issues.
Before becoming an attorney, Ms. Rivers was an experienced banker. As a result, Ms. Rivers brings a unique blend of legal, business, and finance perspectives when working with clients to develop practical legal strategies and solutions that accomplish their business and legal goals.
•“LLC vs. Inc.” (Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in December 2011 and 2012).
•“Mergers and Acquisitions - Nuts and Bolts” (Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in December 2010)
•“Advanced LLC Issues” (Speaker at CLEs presented by NBI in December 2007 through 2009)
•“LLC Trends and Developments” (Speaker at CLE presented by NBI in February 2007 and February 2008)
•“Financial Statements: Reading between the Numbers” (Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group, Seattle and Portland, Spring 2005)
•“Private Equity and Mezzanine Debt Financing” (Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group, November 2004)
•“The Seamy Underbelly of Business” (Presented to CEO and COO Roundtables conducted by Woods Creek, Inc. in October and December 2003 and at the Women Business Owners’ seminar in April 2004)
•“New Game of Governance” (Panel Member, Executive Peer Group Roundtable, Woods Creek, Inc., February 2003)
•“Corporate Governance and Responsibility, Public and Private: Late Breaking News” (Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group in December 2002)
•“The New World of Corporate Governance and Responsibility and What it Means to You” (Speaker at Seminar presented by Davis Wright Tremaine, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Morgan Stanley in October 2002)
•“Audits Post Enron: Changes in Audit Committee and CFO Duties and Liability” (Panel Member, CFO Roundtable presented by Woods Creek, Inc., March 2002)
•“Employee Stock Options in a Down Market” (Seminar Panel Member, Northwest Entrepreneur Network, November, 2001)
•“Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity: Positioning Your Company for Financing and Establishing Your Team” (Speaker at CLE presented by The Seminar Group in October 2001)