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Mark D. Walters

Mark D. Walters

Practice areas:

Intellectual Property, Business, Litigation

About Me

What we do for our clients:


 



  • Protect and leverage intellectual property assets.



  • Reduce legal costs by hiring and managing outside law firms and by negotiating price reductions with outside law firms.



  • Mitigate business risks by identifying and avoiding pitfalls that can result in costly and distracting legal battles.



  • Learn how to use the law in their favor to accelerate growth, profitability and business value.



  • Help them stay organizationally prepared for financing and exits.


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Intellectual Property: 60%
  2. Business: 30%
  3. Litigation: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Check

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Kurt M Rylander

    I have known Mark in a professional capacity for ten years. Mark is a knowledgeable and aggressive attorney whose strengths include the ability to objectively view the issues, offer clear advice, and work for creative solutions.

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    Kurt Rylander Patent Application Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Virginia Ann Leen

    Mark is an excellent, results-oriented attorney and he always looks for ways to save his clients money. He is personable and professional and I would highly recommend him.

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    Virginia Leen Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

General Counsel To Go PLLC

800 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 400
Bellevue, WA, 98004

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199505/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1995 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
El Diablo, Inc., et. al., v. Mel Op & Griff, LLC, et. al.After 5 weeks trial, case settled.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
GC To Go BlogHow Your Software Company Can Conserve Cash and Get More Value from Law Firms2013
GC To Go BlogWhat To Do Before Your Software Company Files Suit2013
GC To Go BlogBig Law Firms Don't Want Software Companies to See This!2013
GC To Go BlogBest Practices Checklist: 44 Things To Do To Protect Your Software Company's Intellectual Property and Prepare For Due Diligence2013
GC To Go - E-BookWhen Your Software Company Hires a Big Overpriced Law Firm . . . Never Go It Alone!2013
GC To Go BlogTen Ways You Might be Able to Tell if You're Paying Your Law Firm Too Much2012
GeneralCounselToGoReduce Legal Fees – Rocket Docket Arbitration2011
Seattle Whistleblower AttorneysLas Vegas Doctor to Pay $5.7 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to Radiation Oncology Services and Other Procedures2011
Seattle Whistleblower AttorneysCalifornia Firm to Pay U.S. $400,000 to Resolve False Claims2011
Seattle Whistleblower AttornesyMinnesota Transit Constructors to Pay U.S. $4.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability2011
Seattle Whistleblower AttorneysSAIC and Others to Pay More Than $22.6 Million to Resolve False Claims Allegations2011
Seattle Whistleblower AttorneysLHC Group Inc. to Pay U.S. $65 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations2011
Seattle Whistleblower AttorneysLouisville Medical Equipment Company to Pay $578,820 to Resolve False Claims Act Suit2011
Bar News, Washington State Bar AssociationElectronic Evidence Update: How to Help Clients Meet Their Duty to Preserve Evidence in the Computer Age.2005
The Washington CPACPAs Beware: Management Usually Shoots the Messenger, But the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Helps Level the Playing Field.2004
Seattle Post-IntelligenceWhen it comes to lawsuits, all e-mail is fair game. But it's up to companies to handle it properly.2003
Puget Sound Business Journal, PS TechOut-of-state email solicitations carry risks.2001
Bar News, Washington State Bar AssociationUsing E-Mail, Asking for Trouble? E-Mail, the Attorney Client Privilege and RPC 1.6.1998
Cyber Pirates Beware.IP Magazine1998
Seattle Whistleblower AttorneysOracle to Pay U.S. $199.5 Million to Resolve False Claims Act LawsuitN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolN/AN/A1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
WSBA CLE: Key Approaches to Client Satisfaction and Communication SkillsAttorney Fees, Billings and Alternative Billing Approaches2011
VCFO - CEO RoundtableManaging Social Media Risks2011
Eastside Privately Held Business Owner Workshop SeriesHow To Hire And Work With Attorneys The Smart Way (and not their way)2011
BizEnrich - Lake Washington ForumKnow What Your Lawyer Knows - Contracts-A Plain English Primer for Business Owners and Executives.2011
Business and Professional Women - Bellevue ChapterCreate, Protect and Promote Your BRAND2010
b2B Biz SchoolFee Reducing Secrets Your Law Firm Won't Share - An insider's glimpse at how law firms bill and how to keep more of the money you earn.2009
NALS, the assocation for legal professionalse-Discovery: New Federal Rules & Pratical Tips2008
Bennett Bigelow & Leedom Brown Bag (Seattle Law Firm) Luncheone-Discovery: New Federal Rules and Practical Tips2008
WBA Winter Meeting (Seattle, WA)e-Discovery - Best Practices and Practical Suggestions2007
Mt. Baker SHR Association (Bellingham, WA)ESI from the Trenches2007
Washington Society of CPAs IT Directors Section MeetingCoping with Law & Technology, IT Security & Ethics: Your “Hardest-to-Manage Employees” Help You Avoid Trouble? and Electronic Document Management For Businesses.2005
ASFE-The Best People on Earth, Fall Meeting, Scottsdale, ArizonaCutting Edge Legal Trends: Electronic Evidence Discovery & Electronic Document Retention Strategies.2004
BMC Winter Conference (Palm Springs, CA)Intangible Business Assets: Identify, Protect and Exploit for Growth and Cash.2002
CLEThe Law of the Internet in Washington.2001