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John Martin Graham

John Martin Graham

Practice areas:

Corporate & Incorporation, Business, Intellectual Property, Litigation

About Me

Bellevue-based attorney with experience in intellectual property and business law, as well as with complex commercial litigation. Able to perform legal work proficiently in both English and Chinese (Mandarin). Experienced commentator on U.S. service sector metrics and global intellectual property issues, in particular regarding China.


Languages Spoken: Mandarin

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Corporate & Incorporation: 40%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Intellectual Property: 20%
  4. Litigation: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Frank Shigaihisa Homsher

    John is an excellent attorney skilled in both litigation and transactional matters.


    Frank Homsher Business Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    I have known John for over 6 years. He is an excellent lawyer. I trust him completely and would recommend him to any client.


    William Moriarty
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Peterson Russell Kelly, PLLC

10900 NE 4th St.
Ste. 1850
Bellevue, WA, 98004-8341




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Jane T. Russell Award for Leadership and ServiceThe National Bureau of Asian Research2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateK&L Gates2011 - 2011
Summer AssociateK&L Gates2009 - 2009
Summer AssociateLinklaters2009 - 2009
Summer AssociateK&L Gates2008 - 2008


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
NBR Special ReportThe Measure of a Nation2007
Asia Policy #2The PRC’s Evolving Standards System: Institutions and Strategy2006


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Michigan Center for Chinese StudiesAsian Studies: ChinaM.A.2006
The Juilliard SchoolTrombone PerformanceM.M.1998
The Cleveland Institute of MusicTrombone PerformanceB.M.1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National League of Cities ConferenceU.S. Employment Law for the Chinese Investor2011