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Bryan Steven Smith

Bryan Steven Smith

Practice areas:

Business, Tax, Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, Forest Products

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. Forest Products: 20%
  2. Executive Compensation: 20%
  3. Employee Benefits: 20%
  4. Tax: 20%
  5. Business: 20%

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Contact Info

Perkins Coie

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266




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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Stars of Washington LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
America's Leading Business LawyersChambers USA2007


Publication NameTitleDate
Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publication"Valuing Private Company Stock for Compensation Purposes -- Practical Guidance"2006
Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) publication"Modification of Employee Note Constitutes Payment of Wages"2004
The M&A Lawyer"IRS Permit Mergers into LLCs to Qualify as Tax-Free Statutory Mergers"2003
Seattle University Law Review"The Rise in Professional Liability and the Need for Professional Limited Liability Companies: Washington’s Model Approach"1995


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Seattle Pacific UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Private Equity ConferenceAnatomy of a Private Equity Deal2008
Should Your Client Incorporate?Choosing A Business Entity2004
Choice of Entity and Business Formation IssuesChoice of Entity: C Corporations, S Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, Partnerships or Other?2002