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Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi

Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi

Practice areas:

Banking, Mergers & Acquisitions, Business

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Languages Spoken: French, Japanese

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 45%
  2. Banking: 45%
  3. Business: 10%

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Contact Info

Columbia Banking System Inc.

P.O. Box 2156
Tacoma, WA, 98401

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199607/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Women Attorneys in WashingtonThomson Reuters2014
Super Lawyer - BankingThomson Reuters2014
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarN/A2007
Top Attorneys of Business LawN/A2007
Rising StarN/A2006
League of JusticeN/A2006
Rising StarN/A2005
Rising StarN/A2004
Rising StarN/A2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
EVP, General CounselColumbia Banking System2014 - Present
PartnerGraham & Dunn, PC2004 - 2014
AssociateGraham & Dunn, PC1995 - 2003

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
ArtsFundBoard of Trustees2014 - Present
Japanese American Chamber of CommerceSecretary2002 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Wellesley CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
International School of the Sacred HeartTokyo, JapanHigh School Diploma1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
WIB M&A ConferenceM&A Simulation2014
Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2014
WIB M&A ConferenceM&A Simulation2013
Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2013
Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2011
Bank Director Magazine Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2010
Bank Director Magazine Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2009
Western Independent Bankers' Directors ConferenceM&A Simulation2008
Bank Director Magazine Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2008
DA Davidson Financial Services ConferencePreparing for an IPO or Listing2007
Western Independent Bankers' Directors ConferenceM&A Simulation2005
Bank Director Magazine Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceM&A Simulation2004
Bank Director Magazine Acquire or Be Acquired ConferenceBoard Corporate Governance2003