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NW Venture Law, PLLC was founded by Jarrett Payne to support small to medium size company business law needs and entrepreneurs in starting their business ventures. He understands what it takes to make a business successful and what legal issues to watch out for. Jarrett has many years experience in negotiating multi-million dollar transactions and managing suppliers for a $54 billion company. He has also successfully helped international clients in their U.S. immigration process.


Languages spoken: German, Portuguese

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Practice areas


  1. Business: 50%
    16 years, 100 cases
  2. Intellectual Property: 20%
    12 years, 100 cases
  3. Patent Infringement: 10%
    12 years, 10 cases
  4. Copyright: 10%
    12 years, 10 cases
  5. Trademark: 10%
    12 years, 10 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.


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  • Alisha Una Ritter

    Jarrett is an exceptionally bright attorney who excels at adapting quickly, building creative solutions to complex issues, and working with clients in a professional, supportive manner.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

NW Venture Law, PLLC

One Union Square
600 University St. Suite 1919
Seattle, WA, 98101-1129


ORSuspended - Non-Disciplinary201101/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mentorship AwardSeattle University2011
Over 50 Hours Pro-bonoWashington State Bar Association2010
Outstanding Negotiation AwardThe Boeing Company2010
2nd PlaceThunderbird Sustainable Innovation Summit2007
Bronze Phantom AwardThe Boeing Company2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
General CounselDreamCatchers Group Inc.2010 - Present
AttorneyNW Venture Law, PLLC2006 - Present
Intellectual Property Licensing ManagerThe Boeing Company2007 - 2010
Litigation/IP InternBlack Lowe & Graham, PLLC2004 - 2005
Contracts ManagerThe Boeing Company2000 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Net ImpactBoard of Directors2010 - Present
Washington Lawyers for SustainabilityMember2010 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
East King County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Licensing Executives SocietyMarketing Chair2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Community Development and Entrepreneurship Clinic - Seattle UniversityFounding Member2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Deanna Cahill V. Lucy’s Wax, LLCSuccesfully Settled
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Publication nameTitleDate
CNBCSustainable Law Practice2010
Thunderbird Alumni MagazineOnline Education2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thunderbird, The Garvin School of International ManagementInternational BusinessMA - Masters2009
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Arizona)Science and TechnologyBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Thunderbird School of Global ManagementIntellectual Property2010
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityInternational Business2010
BDO Networking BreakfastIntellectual Property Licensing2010
Community Development and Entrepreneurship ClinicCorporate Formation in Washington2007