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  1. Tax: 70%
  2. Business: 30%

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Lane Powell

1420 Fifth Ave
Suite 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2375

1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2338



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecommendedChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2010
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
RecommendedChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2009
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Named a Top Business LawyerSeattle Business Monthly2008
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2007
Best LawyerSeattle Metropolitan Magazine2006
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2005
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2004
RecognizedBest Lawyers in America2003
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC1990 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Seattle-King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Council on International TradeN/AN/A
Seattle International Tax RoundtableN/AN/A
World Affairs CouncilMemberN/A
World Trade ClubMemberN/A
Japan America SocietyMemberN/A
Inter-Pacific Bar AssociationMemberN/A
International Fiscal AssociationMemberN/A
Seattle Tax RoundtableN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle Business MonthlyNew Tax Benefits for Investing in Small Business2009
Financial Fraud Law ReportIdentifying Accounting Problems and Adopting Practices to Detect Financial Misconduct: A Primer For Lawyers2009
Financial Fraud Law ReportExpanded Scope of Requirement to Report Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts2009
IPBA JournalU.S. Taxation of Foreign Person – and Income Tax Treaty Between the People’s Republic of China and The United States2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington University School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1982
University of Toledo College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Denison UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Tax ConferenceAvoiding PFIC Pitfalls – from Estate Planning to Foreign Tax Credits2009
Doing Business in China SeminarInternational Tax and Capital Issues2009
Canada-America Society EventSleep Better at Night: Expert Financial, Business and Legal Solutions for Canadian and American Expats2009
Tech and Software Companies in China Seminar/WebinarOpportunities for Technology & Software Companies in China: A Detailed Toolkit2008
Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s18th Annual ConferenceWorkers Without Borders: The Age of the Global Employee2008
WSBA Seminar The Lawyer’s Toolbox: Tax Issues for Business TransactionsInternational Tax Issues for Business Transactions2007
Washington Society of CPAs and IRS ConferenceWhat You Need to Know about S Corp Issues2007