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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
Be Wary of ‘Boilerplate’ Provisions That Can Bite
Scott F. Campbell, July 26, 2012
Commercial leases are in many ways the most complicated of real estate transactions. When you buy a piece of property, the purchase agreement sets forth the terms of the purchase, and once the transaction has closed, most of those terms are no longer needed. On the other hand, when you enter into a...
Hiring Al Capone: New Employer Duties With Criminal Background Checks
D. Michael Reilly, June 25, 2012
If you are the typical employer, you perform a criminal background check on job applicants, right? Ninety percent of employers do, and it is understandable why criminal background checks are performed: More than 65 million people in the United States have been arrested or convicted, and employers...
Know Your Acronyms — Ignorance of International Tax Rules is No Excuse
Paige L. Davis, June 4, 2012
Globalization is forcing many businesses and individuals to seek economic opportunities outside their home countries. This applies to businesses large and small. In fact, according to the Small Business Administration, since 2003, exporting activity by small businesses has increased by about 80...
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; Hebrew.
(For complete biographical data on personnel at Anchorage, Alaska; Portland, Oregon; Olympia, Washington; and London, England, see Professional Biographies at those locations).