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  1. Business: 50%
  2. Employee Benefits: 50%

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Perkins Coie

1201 3rd Ave Ste 4800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3266


SCNot authorized to practice199105/02/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
ListedBest Lawyers in America2010
ListedWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
ListedChambers USA2010
ListedBest Lawyers in America2009
ListedBest Laywers in America2008
ListedBest Laywers in America2007
ListedBest Lawyers in America2006
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationTax Section MemberN/A
Western Pension and Benefits ConferenceMemberN/A
Seattle Pension RoundtableMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Employee Benefits Institute of America Weekly NewsletterContributing Author - 2000 to PresentN/A
ABA Antitrust Law Section publicationContributing Author - 1998 to PresentN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of WashingtonEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Various Organizations409A Update2007
Annual seminar of Seattle Chapter of Western Pension & Benefits ConferenceFiduciary Governance for Retirement Plans - Best Practices2006
Seattle Chapter of National Association of Stock Plan AdministratorsImpact of New Section 409A Deferred Compensation Law on Stock Options, SARs and Other Equity Compensation2005
Joint seminar by Perkins Coie LLP and Grant Thornton LLPPractical Strategies for Equity Compensation Under New Tax and Accounting Rules2005
Seattle Chapter of International Society of Certified Employee Benefits SpecialistsLegal Developments for Employer and Plan Administrators2004
Employee Benefits Institute of America Seminars401(k) Plans2004