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  1. Corporate: 24%
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 24%
  3. Investment Fraud: 24%
  4. M & A: 23%
  5. Life Insurance: 5%

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Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

701 Fifth Avenue Suite 5100
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Avvo Top Corporate/Incorporation LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Best LawyerN/A2007
Best LawyerN/A2006
Super LawyerN/A2006
Top Washington LawyersN/AN/A
Who's Who in AmericaN/AN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
Glasser LegalWorksRecent Trends in Private Securities Litigation - Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002: The Counter-Reform Act2003
UnknownThe Public Company Handbook, A Practical Guide2003
Bowne PublishingThe Public Company Handbook, A Practical Guide2002
Matthew Bender publicationWashington Corporate Law: Corporations and LLCs2002
Northwest Securities InstituteSecurities Litigation Developments in the Ninth Circuit and Pacific Northwest: The Year 2000 in Review2001
Practicing Law InstituteRecent Developments in Lead Counsel and Class Certification1999
Northwest Securities InstituteShareholder Class Actions A Primer for Business Lawyers1993
National Law JournalOfficer Has Dual Role in Buyout1991
Prentice Hall publicationWashington Corporation Law and Practice1991
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Colgate UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Segal Graduate School of Business, Simon Fraser University, and the Institute of Corporate DirectorsThe Pendulum Swings: Securities Class Action Suits, and Directors and Officers Liability Insurance2007
Northwest Securities InstituteThe Changing Landscape: Private Securities and Derivative Litigation in the Wake of Criminal and Regulatory Enforcement Actions2007
WSBA Corporate Law Department SectionThe SEC's New Focus on Lawyers2006
Seattle Northwest Chapter NACDDirector Legal Briefing: What Directors Need to Know in 20072006
General Counsel ForumThe Playing Field Begins to Level: Perspectives of a Defensive Player2006
Northwest Securities InstituteAfter the Storm: Securities and Corporate Litigation in the Post-Sarbanes World2006
Bowne/PLI's New Developments in Securities LawInternal Investigations and Ethics Issues in a Post-Sarbanes-Oxley World2005
Corporate Counsel InstituteA Tour of Recent Securities and Corporate Governance Litigation Developments: Selected Points of Interest to Corporate Counsel2005
Glasser LegalWorksDerivative Litigation Developments2005
National Association of Corporate DirectorsRegulatory, Statutory and Case Law Developments of Significance to Directors2005
Northwest Securities InstituteA Perfect Storm: Practicing Law at the Convergence of Private Securities Litigation, Derivative Litigation, SEC Enforcement, and Criminal Proceedings2005
Federal Bar Association of the Western District of WashingtonFederal Practice in an Era of Corporate Scandals2004
The Seminar GroupThe New Era of Corporate Governance Litigation: Claims against Directors and Internal Investigations2004
The Seminar GroupInternal Investigations: Corporate Investigations for Effective Governance2004
National Association of Corporate DirectorsWhat Directors Need to Know about Emerging Best Practices Minutes and Records2004
ACCA General Counsel ForumSarbanes-Oxley Section 307 Reporting Up2004
Northwest Securities InstituteHandling a Disclosure Crisis2004
Corporate Counsel InstituteChange Is Opportunity: Ethical, Professional, and Practical Challenges Facing In-House Counsel and Corporate Lawyers2003
Venture Financing SeminarSelected Litigation Issues Relevant to Venture Capital Financing2003
Fifth Annual SEC Disclosure Accounting and Enforcement Conference, Glasser LegalWorksThe Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley and Recent SEC Initiatives on Private Securities Litigation2003