Lane Powell, a full-service law firm, works with emerging and established businesses and individuals in the areas of business, labor and employment, and litigation.
The Firm, which traces its history to 1875, employs 180 attorneys in Seattle; Portland, Ore.; Anchorage, Alaska; Olympia, Wash.; Tacoma, Wash.; and London, England. Lane Powell is focused on the industries of the Pacific Northwest as well as the legal issues that face its clients on a regional, national and international level.
Prominent clients include Nordstrom, Wells Fargo and Nike.
Lane Powell’s comprehensive business practices include bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, business, corporate finance and securities, environmental, estate planning, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate, regulatory and taxation.
The Firm is nationally recognized for its work in labor and employment, in which it represents management in virtually every industry in both the private and public sectors in the areas of labor relations, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, civil rights, employee benefits (ERISA, COBRA, etc.), workers’ compensation, OSHA/WISHA matters, immigration in state and federal courts, and before the NLRB, OFCCP, EEOC, the Washington State Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals, and all other state and federal agencies involved in employment matters.
Lane Powell has extensive litigation experience, including consumer and wage and hour class-actions on the regional to international levels. It represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation, including trials and appeals in all state and federal courts; federal, state and self-regulatory administrative proceedings; and arbitrations and mediations under alternative dispute resolution procedures. The broad range of litigation matters that Lane Powell handles include complex litigation, securities, commercial cases, creditor-debtor and bankruptcy, employment, antitrust, health care, intellectual property and Internet.
Lane Powell was named as one of the “Go-To Law Firms of Top U.S. Companies” in a 2006 survey of General Counsels of Fortune 500 companies conducted by Corporate Counsel magazine.
The Firm adheres to a “sundown rule,” returning its clients’ calls by the end of the day.
Firm locations are:
Seattle 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4100, Seattle, WA 98101 Telephone: 206-223-7000
Portland 601 SW Second Avenue, Suite 2100, Portland, OR 97204 Telephone: 503-778-2100
Anchorage 301 West Northern Lights Boulevard, Suite 301, Anchorage, AK 99503 Telephone: 503-277-9511
Olympia 111 Market Street NE, Suite 360, Olympia, WA 98501 Telephone: 360-754-6001
Tacoma 711 Court A, Suite 104, Tacoma, WA 98402 Telephone: 253-272-3641
London Office 2.24, 148 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4QT, England Telephone: 020-7645-8240