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Joel’s practice focuses on business and commercial transactions, with an emphasis in business formation, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and federal and state securities compliance. Joel provides advice and legal representation to clients, both large and small, in connection with the structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing of a wide variety of business combinations and reorganizations (including mergers, stock sales, share exchanges, and asset sales), financings, and other commercial agreements.

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  1. Commercial Real Estate: 50%
  2. Business: 50%

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Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson

1221 Second Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98101-2925

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive198201/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2004
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalHillis Clark Martin & Peterson1983 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Intiman TheatreVice Chair of Managing Director Search Committee2008 - 2008
Washington State Bar AssociationExecutive Committee2003 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Business Law SectionChairman1999 - 2000
Intiman TheatreCo-Chair of Artistic Director Search Committee1999 - 1999
Washington State Bar AssociationExecutive Committee1994 - 2001
Intiman TheatreBoard of Trustees1993 - 2005
Ad Hoc Committee on Third-Party Legal Opinions in Commercial TransactionsMember1991 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association Business Law Section NewsletterSummary of Current Developments1996
Washington State Bar Association Business Law Section NewsletterSummary of Current Developments1995
Washington State Bar Association Business Law Section NewsletterSummary of Current Developments1994
Washington State Bar Association Business Law Section NewsletterSummary of Current Developments1993
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Chicago Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Harvard CollegeHistoryA.B.1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
8th Annual Real Estate InstituteReal Estate2000
Business Law Section Mid-Year Meeting and SeminarBusiness Law1996