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  1. Government: 30%
  2. Native Peoples Law: 25%
  3. Environmental: 20%
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
  5. Other: 10%
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K&L Gates

925 Fourth Avenue Suite 2900
Seattle, WA, 98104


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Seattle Native American Law-- Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Tier 1 Practice Native American LawBest Lawyers in America2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001
Super LawyerN/A2000
AV RatingMartindale-Hubbell1991
Who's Who in AmericaMarquis Who's WhoN/A
Who's Who in American LawN/AN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington AppleseedBoard of Directors2007 - Present
Seattle Metrocenter YMCA Board of ManagementFormer ChairN/A
Leadership TomorrowMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Government InstitutesWashington Environmental Law Deskbook, 3rd Ed.1997
Hazardous Waste Strategies UpdateNatural Resource Damages1994
Contaminated Sediment Management in the Great LakesNatural Resource Damages for Contaminated Sediments in the Great Lakes: A Call for an Integrated Management Approach1994
Marine Digest and Transportation NewsNatural Resource Damages Pose Liability Questions for Ports1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Carleton CollegeHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Endangered Species ActNative American Law2011
Endangered Species ActIndian Law2009
Endangered Species ActIndian Law2008
Co-Chair Eminent Domain in WashingtonEminent Domain2008
Real Estate Litigation Issues Continuing Legal EducationHazardous Waste Issues1999
Real Estate Litigation Issues Continuing Legal EducationHazardous Waste Issues1999
Hanford Natural Resource Trustee MeetingNatural Resource Damages1994
Effective Environmental LitigationLitigating Natural Resource Damages and Their Relationship to Other Environmental Claims1994
Contaminated Sediment Management in the Great LakesAn Integrated Approach to Sediment and Natural Resource Damage Liability1994
Hazardous Waste Cleanup LitigationWhen PRP's Perform Cleanup and Seek Remediation1993
Hazardous Waste Cleanup LitigationChallenging Agency Cleanup Decisions1992
Society of Environmental Toxicology and ChemistryNatural Resource Damages and the Law1992
Eighth Annual Hazardous Waste Law and Management ConferenceProblems in Assessment1991
ArbitrationNative American LawN/A