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About this office:
Law firm of 200 attorneys providing business, employment and litigation services since 1875. Five offices are located in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and London, England. Named a Go-To Law Firm by Nordstrom and Nike in a survey by Fortune 500 general counsels. Firm engaged in American and International Law Practice, but not authorized to appear before the English Courts or to act as Solicitors.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Admiralty and Maritime Law, Affordable Housing and Community Development, Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Appellate Practice, Aviation, Banking, Bankruptcy and Reorganizations, Business Law, Creditor Rights, Architects, Engineers, Construction and Design Law, Class Actions, Copyright, Corporate Finance and Securities, Emerging Companies and Venture Investment, Director and Officer Liability, Employee Benefits, Employment Law, ERISA Litigation, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Estate and Gift Taxation, Estate Planning, Natural Resources, Franchising, Governmental Law, Hospital and Healthcare, Immigration and Naturalization, Intellectual Property and Technology, International Business, Trade Regulation, Trademarks, Internet Privacy, Labor and Employment, Land Use, Litigation, Long-Term Care and Senior Housing, Medical Malpractice, Mergers and Acquisitions, New Market Tax Credits, Patent, Products Liability, Premise Liability, Professional Liability, Real Estate, Real Estate Development and Finance, Retail, Securities Litigation, Special Investigation Units, Taxation, Toxic Torts, Transportation, Trade Secret, Trusts and Estates, Local Government, Utilities, Wage and Hour, White Collar Criminal Defense, Wood Products and Forest Resources.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
A Key Obstacle to Implementing a Patent Strategy and One Way to Overcome It
Alan D. Minsk, December 27, 2013
Many articles have been written that discuss the importance of having a “patent strategy” and why investing in a patenting effort may have substantial value for a company. These articles also discuss why a driver for such a strategy should be the business goals of a company and not...
Supporting Startups: Will the JOBS Act expand the crowdfunding crowd?
Patrick J. Franke,Jessica F. Hoerschelmann,Matthew D. Viers, August 20, 2013
Congress’ passage last year of the popular and bipartisan Jumpstart Our Business Startups (“JOBS”) Act was met with expectations of imminent and fundamental changes to the financing environment for early-stage businesses. Those that saw the JOBS Act as a game-changer focused on...
The Private Equity Prom — How to Land the PE Firm of Your Dreams
Brian B. DeFoe,Reuben J. Ortega, May 22, 2013
Are you looking for someone to invest in your new company or help expand your business? Landing private equity (PE) financing can be like preparing for your high school prom. To impress that special someone you have admired, you must be organized, confident and forward-thinking. Remember, as Mitt...
Year Established: 1875
Alaska Distributors, Inc.; American International Companies; Aramark Corporation; AT&T Corporation; Bank of America; Callison Architecture, Inc.; ChevronTexaco Corp.; Coffman Engineers, Inc.; Cutter & Buck, Inc.; Distant Lands Coffee; Extendicare Health Services, Inc.; Exxon Mobil Corporation; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Frito-Lay, Inc.; General Electric Capital Corp.; Georgia-Pacific Corporation; Home Depot U.S.A., Inc.; Iberdrola Renewables; Intelius, Inc.; Key Bank, N.A.; Les Schwab Tire Centers; The MONY Group, Incl; Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co.; Mowat Construction Company; Nordstrom, Inc.; Norm Thompson Outfitters, Inc.; Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc.; Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund; Oremet-AALVAC; Pendleton Woolen Mills; Premera Blue Cross; Simpson Investment Company; Sound Transit; Starbucks Coffee Company; Stryker Corporation; Sunwest Management; T-Mobile; The Prudential Insurance Company of America; Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.; TransAlta Corporation; Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation (District of Oregon (Tri-Met); Underwriters at Lloyd's; Union Pacific Railroad Corp.; Verisign, Inc.; Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Wells Fargo & Company; Weyerhauser Company.
Languages: Spanish, Danish, Polish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, Chinese Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Swedish, Cantonese, Indonesian, Portuguese, Loatian and Hebrew.
(For complete biographical data on personnel at Anchorage, Alaska; Portland, Oregon; Olympia, Washington; and London, England, see Professional Biographies at those locations).