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I am a corporate and transactional lawyer and partner in Stoel Rives LLP. I represent companies in a broad range of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and commercial disputes. I have been named a Super Lawyer by Washington Law and Politics and one of "Washington's Most Amazing Attorneys by Washington CEO magazine. I graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University and Order of the Coif from the University of Washington School of Law.


Languages spoken: French

Practice areas


  1. Business: 100%
    39 years, 7.5 thousand cases



Hourly ($425-475/hour)

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Contact info

600 University St Ste 3600
Seattle, WA, 98101-3197


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Washington's Most Amazing AttorneysN/A2006
Super LawyerN/A2005
AV RatingN/A1985
Order of the CoifN/A1972
Magna Cum LaudePrinceton University1969
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Capital PartnerStoel Rives LLP1995 - Present
Executive Vice President/Chief Operating OfficerAttachmate Corporation1992 - 1995
PartnerRevelle Hawkins1978 - 1992
Association namePosition nameDuration
TerralexBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Miller Garden TrustBoard member1994 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
King County Bar AssociationPresident 1992-931972 - Present
Professional organizations and associationsDirector1995 - 2005
Attachmate CorporationBoard Member1995 - 2004
King County Bar Foundation Board of TrusteesPresident 2005-61993 - 2007
Youth Eastside ServicesTrustee1981 - 1985
Publication nameTitleDate
Various CLE Materials VariousN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Princeton UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1969
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Bar Association Annual MeetingPitfalls in Representing Private companies2007
Washington State Bar Association CLESuccessful Prosecution in Complex Business Disputes2006
Washington State Bar Assocation CLEEffective Collaboration: Keys to Success for Corporate In-House and Outside Counsel2004
Stoel Rives LLP - In-House CLE SeminarWorking With In-House Counsel2003
Creating Value in Your Software Business SeminarCreating Value in your Software Business (Panelist)2003
Entrepreneur University SeminarHuman Resources Basics2002