Seattle, WA:

Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC

Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC
  • Seattle, WA
  • 801 Second Avenue, Suite 1415, Seattle, WA 98104
  • Peer Reviews
    5.0/5.0 (2)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (5)
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About our Seattle, WA: office

For over 60 years, Seattle law firm Reed Longyear has served businesses, families and individuals like you in the Greater Seattle area and around Washington State. Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our clients, tailoring our legal services to your diverse needs. We pride ourselves on handling legal issues with creativity, sensitivity and foresight.We are a long-time Seattle law firm originally established in 1956 as a partnership between Lawrence Hennings, William L. Maltman, and John R. Weber as a general practice law firm.In 1977, Fredric D. Reed became a partner and the firm was re-named as Hennings, Maltman, Weber & Reed. In 1980, the firm relocated to the Norton Building on 2nd Avenue between Marion and Columbia, which remains our present day home. In 2001, the firm changed to its present name of Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC.

The next members to join the firm, in order, were Douglass A. North, Douglas W. Ahrens, Michael C. Malnati, Michael J. Longyear, Christina L. Corwin, John R. Vaughey, Jason W. Burnett and Elizabeth A. Hanley. Two former members have become judges: Douglass A. North, with King County Superior Court; and Linda Lau, who previously served on the King County Superior Court and is now with the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1.

Associate attorneys to join the firm, in order, were Larissa L. Chan and Noah K. Williams in 2012, Erin M. Blower in 2013, Carla Calogero in 2014, Anton B. Cauthorn and Carry R. Porter in 2016, and Kelli A. Carson in 2017.

The general emphasis of the firm's practice has remained unchanged over the past 60 years. We continue to represent individuals, businesses and families in the same spirit of integrity established by our founding members. Favoring proactive planning and sensible, long-term solutions, we hope that we can be of service to you.

Office Details

Contact Information:
206-624-6271  Phone
206-624-6672  Fax
Mailing Address:
801 Second Avenue, Suite 1415, Seattle, WA 98104
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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • State Bar Summary:

    All attorneys are members of the King County and Washtington State Bar Association.

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    Areas of Practice (67)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our Seattle office:

    • Estate Planning
    • Elder Law
    • Probate
    • Trust Law
    • Guardianship Administration
    • Business Law
    • Entity Law
    • Civil Litigation
    • Litigation Practice
    • Civil Appeals
    • Commercial Transactions
    • Municipal Law
    • Family Law
    • Personal Injury
    • Wrongful Death
    • Age Discrimination in Employment
    • Confidentiality Agreements
    • Covenants Not To Compete
    • Employee Discipline
    • Employee Privacy
    • Employer Liability
    • Employer Rights
    • Employment Breach of Contract
    • Employment Defense
    • Employment Discrimination
    • Employment Law
    • Employment Litigation
    • Employment Termination
    • Executive Severance Contracts
    • Fair Labor Standards
    • Human Resources Law
    • Minimum Wage Law
    • No Compete Litigation
    • Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements
    • Prevailing Wage Litigation
    • Reductions in Force
    • Restrictive Covenants
    • Retaliatory Discharge
    • Wage and Hour Law
    • Workplace Violence
    • Wrongful Termination
    • Wrongful Termination Defense
    • Commercial Real Estate Contracts
    • Mediation
    • Child Custody Mediation
    • Creditor Bankruptcy
    • Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy
    • Business Enterprises
    • Business Formation
    • Business Organization
    • Business Planning
    • Family Business Law
    • Sole Proprietorships
    • Small Business Law
    • Child Custody
    • Child Support
    • Divorce
    • Divorce Mediation
    • Collaborative Family Law
    • Post Nuptial Agreements
    • Premarital Agreements
    • Accidents
    • Bicycle Accidents
    • Bodily Injury
    • Personal Injury Arbitration
    • Slip and Fall
    • Wage and Hour Class Actions

    People (17)

    Peer Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (2 reviews)
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    Client Reviews

    • 4.2/5.0 (5 reviews)
    • 100% (5 recommendations)
    • Communication

    • Responsiveness

    • Quality of Service

    • Value for Money

    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Fredric Darell Reed on 01/31/14 in Trusts and Estates.

      There is no attorney that I respect and trust more than Fred Reed. He handled my Mom's estate and is now our family counsel.
      First, he listens and draws upon a deep reserve of expertise and experience. Talking with him feels like being with a dea... Read more

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      There is no attorney that I respect and trust more than Fred Reed. He handled my Mom's estate and is now our family counsel.
      First, he listens and draws upon a deep reserve of expertise and experience. Talking with him feels like being with a dear friend. He was able to synthesize all the information I shared in the first meeting and immediately offered a viable solution. I might mention that the two attorneys I had been working with had less experience and were at a loss as to how to proceed.
      Second, he makes himself available by phone or email whenever I have a question or just need reassurance. I am always kept informed of the progress.
      Third, he is cost effective. His commitment to excellence in all he does streamlines the process. His efficiency and honesty saves me both time and money. When he says he will deliver a document by Friday, it is there!
      I am so fortunate that my realtor referred me to Fred. Read less

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    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Douglas William Ahrens on 05/14/12 in Social Security.

      He is fantastic, on the ball, responsive and always there for me and my family.

      He is fantastic, on the ball, responsive and always there for me and my family. Read less

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