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  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 70%
  2. Venture Capital: 20%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%

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K&L Gates

925 Fourth Avenue Suite 2900
Seattle, WA, 98104



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Avvo Contributions
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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarN/AN/A
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics MagazineN/A
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerK&L Gates2007 - Present
AssociatePreston Gates & Ellis LLP1999 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association Business Law Section, M&A Committee, Market TrendsChair2009 - Present
Washington Athletic Club Board of GovernorsBoard Member2009 - Present
Hillel at the University of WashingtonBoard Member2009 - Present
Washington Athletic Club Board of GovernorsBoard Member2007 - 2008
American Bar Association Section of Business Law: Committee on M&AMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Law and Policy in International BusinessParticipation by Private Counsel in World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Procedures1999
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of WashingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts with honors1996
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
New Trends & Hot Topics in Mergers & AcquisitionsABA M&A Deal Points - New Study Data in 2009!2009
American Bar Association, Business Law Section CLEM&A Negotiation Trends: Insights from the 2009 Deal Points Study on Private Targets2009
American Bar Association 14th Annual National Institute on Negotiating Business AcquisitionsNegotiating the Acquisition Agreement2009
3rd Annual Private Equity ConferenceThe Latest ABA Deal Points Studies: All You Need to Know2009
3rd Annual Private Equity ConferenceHow Are the Hottest Deal Points Negotiated?2009
New Trends & Hot Topics in Mergers & AcquisitionsM&A Deal Points Study - What you MUST Know!2008
ABA Annual MeetingDrafting Deal Documents So Litigators and Judges Interpret Them the Way You Intend2008
ABA Annual MeetingM&A Market Trends and Developments2007
ABA Section of Business Law Spring MeetingNuts and Bolts of M&A2004