• Business Law, Securities Law
  • State Bar of California, State Bar of Washington
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law & Governance
  • Entrepreneurial Services
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Venture Capital
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
State Bar of Washington
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
Professional Experience
University of Chicago Law School
History Stanford University
With Distinction and Departmental Honors
Recognized as a "Top Lawyer" by Washington CEO Magazine, 2008
Praised as "a force to be reckoned with—a hard-working and intelligent attorney who is always very dedicated to representing his clients' interests" in the 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers
Recognized as a "Super Lawyer" by Washington Law & Politics magazine, 2000-2008
Selected for inclusion in the 2006, 2007, and 2008 editions of Best Lawyers in America
Selected as one of the top 100 vote getters in the 2007 Washington Law & Politics Super Lawyers poll
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar # 28723
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Articles & Publications
Speaking Engagements
"Preparing for Securities Act Reform: Practical Steps," SEC "Hot Topics" Institute, Seattle, Washington, June 2005
"Financing Innovation & Growth—The CEO's Agenda," Ninth Annual Ernst & Young IPO Transformation CEO Retreat, Dana Point, California, May 2005
"A Perfect Storm: Practicing Law at the Convergence of Private Securities Litigation, SEC Enforcement, and Criminal Proceedings," Northwest Securities Institute, Portland, Oregon, February 2005
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Contact & Map
701 Fifth Avenue
Suite 5100
Seattle, WA 98104
Telephone: (206) 883-2501
Fax: (206) 883-2699