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Thomas Alan Sterken

Thomas Alan Sterken

also known as Tom Sterken

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  1. Banking: 25%
    26 years
  2. Corporate: 25%
    36 years
  3. Securities Offerings: 25%
    36 years
  4. Mergers & Acquisitions: 25%
    36 years



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Contact Info

Keller Rohrback Law Offices

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3200
Seattle, WA, 98101-3276



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Avvo Top Banking LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
AV(Highest)--Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKeller Rohrback L.L.P.2001 - Present
Vice President and General CounselAssociated Grocers, Incorporated, and its subsidiaries, Market Finance and Supermarket Development1992 - 2000
ShareholderBetts, Patterson & Mines, P.S.1987 - 1991
Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Community Bankers of WashingtonRethinking Equity-Based Compensation2009
Community Bankers of WashingtonWill the Legacy Loan Program Provide Any Relief to Community Banks/2009
Community Bankers of WashingtonCompensation and Benefit Plans to be Reviewed and Amended in 20082008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
National Business Institute, CLE SeminarCommercial Lending: A Legal Perspective2009
National Investor Relations Institute, MeetingRecent SEC Developments2008
Emerging Trends in Executive CompensationStructuring the Equity-Based Compensation Agreement2008
Structuring the Commercial Loan in WashingtonStarting the Process: Initiating the Loan2005
King County Bar Association - Technology Business ForumIntellectual Property Issues in Mergers, Investments and Acquisitions2000