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  1. Business: 25%
  2. Mergers & Acquisitions: 25%
  3. Securities & Investment Fraud: 25%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 25%

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Cairncross & Hempelmann, PS

524 Second Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104-2323


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Top Business LawyerSeattle Business2007
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
League of JusticeWashington CEO Magazine2006
Top Business LawyerSeattle Business2006
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2005
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Top LawyerSeattle Magazine2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Strategy PartnerCairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.2013 - Present
PrincipalCairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.1987 - Present
Managing PartnerCairncross & Hempelmann, P.S.1997 - 2012
AttorneyFoster Pepper Shefelman1981 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
KEXP Advisory CouncilPresident2005 - Present
Washington Technology Industry AssociationMember1998 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1981 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
University of Texas System, AustinN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Harvard University Law SchoolLawN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
23rd Annual Northwest Bankruptcy InstituteMultiple Representation and Conflicts in Business Bankruptcy Cases2010
Law Office EXPO/Management & Technology Institute"Successful Management Teams"2003