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  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Business: 25%
  3. Bankruptcy & Debt: 25%
  4. Real Estate: 25%

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Perkins Coie

1201 3rd Ave Fl 40
Fl 40
Seattle, WA, 98101-3029


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights LawsBest Lawyers in America2012
America's Leading LawyersChambers USA2012
Rising Stars of Washington LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Rising Stars of Washington LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Rising Stars of Washington LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001
Rising Stars of Washington LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2000
Rising Stars of Washington LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine1999
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
CENTS (Consumer Education and Training Services)Fundraising chair2004 - Present
CENTS (Consumer Education and Training Services)Board of Directors2000 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/AN/A
Turnaround Management AssociationN/AN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationBankruptcy SectionN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Roles and Motivations of Key Players in Bankruptcy Cases, Aspatore Books"An Overview of the Twists and Turns of Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Reorganizing"2006
Washington Secured Transactions Under Revised Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code: Forms and Practice Manual, Data Trace Publishing Company (updated annually)Book2003
Washington Real Property Deskbook"Environmental Liabilities and Bankruptcy"1996
Pacific Northwest Bankruptcy and Credit Seminar"Drafting Documents with an Eye Toward Bankruptcy"1995
Alaska Law Review"The Mental Health Land Trust Litigation: State v. Weiss and its Aftermath"1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of PennsylvaniaEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
22nd Annual Conference of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)Impact of BAPCPA Amendments on Business Bankruptcy Practices2006
19th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy InstitutePlenary Session II: Case Law Update2006
National Bankruptcy InstituteArticle 9 of the UCC2005
Washington Troubled Loans; CLEEffect of Bankruptcy2002
King County Bar Association Debtor/Creditor SectionRecent Washington State Decisions Affecting Debtor/Creditor Practitioners1998
Recent Changes in Environmental Law SeminarBankruptcy and Environmental Law1996