I am conscientious and endeavor to give my clients the most appropriate advice and... more
I am conscientious and endeavor to give my clients the most appropriate advice and counsel at all times. I try to provide clients thoughtful practical solutions on the most cost-effective basis possible. I am also an avid hiker, naturalist and conservationist, having grown up in the Scouts, the Sierra Club, The Mountaineers, and the Audubon Society. When I'm not working, I spend almost a... view profile
I am the Partner in Charge of the Firm's Washington State offices. I am a litigator... more
I am the Partner in Charge of the Firm's Washington State offices. I am a litigator and have extensive experience in various areas of the law including employment law, corporate and business law, real estate and family law. My passion is employment law, from litigating to training employers. I am also admitted to the US Tax Court and have managed many tax disputes with the IRS. This is a g... view profile
Tax attorneys understand the interplay of different tax laws and regulations, and in planning strategies to minimize people's tax liabilities. Many tax laws are written by lawyers for lawyers, and as such are very difficult to understand. There are also many different types of taxes and tax laws–for example, income taxes, corporate and business taxes, death taxes, property taxes, estate and gift taxes, sales taxes, and international taxes. Sometimes taxes are based on an inflated or incorrect value the government has placed on an entity or activity. Tax attorneys will help you challenge the value or the tax itself, and help you reduce your taxes through careful planning.