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Alan D. Smith

Alan D. Smith

also known as Al Smith

Practice areas:

Business, Bankruptcy & Debt, Environmental and Natural Resources, Real Estate, Energy & Utilities

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Energy & Utilities: 20%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
  4. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
  5. Business: 20%

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Contact Info

Perkins Coie

1201 3rd Ave
Suite 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199507/05/2015
CAActive197908/18/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
America's Leading Bankruptcy LawyersChambers USA2010
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2010
America's Leading Bankruptcy LawyersChambers USA2009
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2009
America's Leading Bankruptcy LawyersChambers USA2008
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2008
Avvo Top Bankruptcy/Debt LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2007
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2006
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2005
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2004
Certified as Business Bankruptcy SpecialistAmerican Board of Bankruptcy Certification2002
Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPerkins Coie LLP1991 - Present
Associate and PartnerTuttle & Taylor1981 - 1991
Law ClerkHon. Irving Hill, USDC, CD Cal1979 - 1981

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Journal of Corporate Renewal, Editorial Advisory BoardMember2002 - 2006
Turnaround Management Association (Northwest chapter)President1999 - 2000
Turnaround Management Association (Northwest chapter)Board1998 - 2002
American Bankruptcy InstituteMemberN/A
Leadership TomorrowMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
"Financing the Debtor in a Difficult Market" Inside the Minds Series, Aspatore BooksDebtor-in-Possession and Exit Financing2010
The Journal of Corporate RenewalIt's a Whole New World for Restructuring Professionals2007
Ethics Deskbook, Washington State Bar AssociationBankruptcy Ethics2003
ABA Antitrust Law Section publicationCo-author, Book2003

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Princeton UniversityChemistryBA - Bachelor of Arts1974

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Bankruptcy InstituteArticle 9 of the UCC2006
Washington State Bar AssociationDrafting Key Business Documents2005
National Bankruptcy InstituteArticle 9 of the UCC2005
American Bar AssociationProtecting Tenants' Rights after Precision Industries v. Qualitech2004