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Recent Publications &
Blog Posts

Updated DOL Overtime Rules on Hold

What Do the New Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Increase Mean for Your Business?

Proposed Regulations Will Likely Limit Discount-Based Tax Planning

DOL Issues New Rules on Overtime Pay

Employee Use of Social Media and Email (video)

Will Your Tipping Policy Land You in Court?

Shotguns, Daggers and Triggers: Escape from LLC Island!

EB-5 Investment: Investors Must Show Sources of Funds

EB-5 Investment: Regional Centers Provide Alternative Investment Opportunity

EB-5 Investment: A Win-Win for Developers and Investors

Does Your Business Comply With Washington's Newly Amended Data Breach Notification Law?

Avoiding Personal Liability for Owners and Managers: Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation (video)

Avoiding Personal Liability for Owners and Managers: Common Antitrust Issues Faced by Private Businesses (video)

Avoiding Personal Liability for Business Owners and Managers: Claims By Owners (video)

Our corporate attorneys focus on finding business-oriented solutions to address our clients’ legal needs. Clients from a broad range of industries, such as technology, manufacturing and distribution, agri-business, professional services, e-commerce, hospitality, and health care rely on us to provide responsible and practical solutions that will help anchor a business for the
long term.

We counsel clients on the full life cycle of a company, including:

  • Entity formation and structure
  • Financing and capitalization
  • Governing documents
  • Operation and management
  • Technology acquisition and licensing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Business succession planning
  • Supply and distribution agreements
  • Secured transactions and debt recovery
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Federal and state taxation
  • Executive compensation

We work closely with our colleagues in related practices, including Real Estate, Financial Services, Intellectual Property, and Employment, to ensure our clients receive the professional support and guidance they need to meet their goals for successfully managing their businesses.

Contact one of the attorneys in our Business group to learn more about how we can assist you.

News, Events & Publications

Stokes Lawrence Named Best Law Firm for Sixth Consecutive Year

Stokes Lawrence Assists in $35 million Acquisition of Innovative Software Company

Insight on Estate Planning - February/March 2017

Updated DOL Overtime Rules on Hold

What Do the New Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Increase Mean for Your Business?

Stokes Lawrence Named to 2017 Best Law Firms List

Proposed Regulations Will Likely Limit Discount-Based Tax Planning

11 Stokes Lawrence Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers List

Super Lawyers Names 17 Stokes Lawrence Attorneys to Top Lists

Ethics in Business Law Transactions

DOL Issues New Rules on Overtime Pay

Employee Use of Social Media and Email

Will Your Tipping Policy Land You in Court?

Shotguns, Daggers and Triggers: Escape from LLC Island!

Stokes Lawrence Welcomes Brian Cadousteau to the Firm

Heidi Drivdahl Joins Stokes Lawrence Business Group

Third Annual Employer Forum

SLVMS Wins $20 Million Tax Appeal

9 Stokes Lawrence Attorneys Named as 2016 Best Lawyers in America

Stokes Lawrence Forms Mediation & Arbitration Practice Group

Does Your Business Comply With Washington's Newly Amended Data Breach Notification Law?

For Second Year, Nearly Half of Stokes Lawrence Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

A Thoughtful Approach in Contract Negotiations: Ethical Business Dealings in the Context of the RPC's

Carolyn Cairns, Shannon Jost Again Recognized by Chambers USA

Avoiding Personal Liability for Owners and Managers: Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation

Avoiding Personal Liability for Owners and Managers: Common Antitrust Issues Faced by Private Businesses

Avoiding Personal Liability for Business Owners and Managers: Claims By Owners

Charissa Johnston Joins Stokes Lawrence Velikanje Moore & Shore

EEOC Ordered to Pay Attorneys' Fees for Filing Baseless, Unreasonable, and Frivolous Lawsuit Against Stokes Lawrence Clients

The Internet and ADA: How to Make Your Website More Accessible

The Internet and ADA: The Right to Equal Enjoyment of the Web

Stokes Lawrence Promotes Kamm to Shareholder

Stokes Lawrence Partners With Northwest Immigrant Rights Project to Aid Child Immigrants

Negotiating and Disputing Common Area Maintenance Charges

Yakima Event - Avoiding Personal Liability: Advice for Owners and Managers of Privately Held Businesses

Stokes Lawrence Named Best Law Firm for Third Consecutive Year

Avoiding Personal Liability: Advice for Owners and Managers of Privately Held Businesses

Commercial Real Estate Financing

8 Stokes Lawrence Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America

"My Partner is a Jerk. What Can I Do?"

Nonqualified Deferred Compensation for Closely Held Businesses

Supreme Court Rules Closely Held Businesses Can Avoid Contraception Mandate

Family Business Succession Planning

Nearly Half of Stokes Lawrence Attorneys Named Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Sweat Equity and Entity Choices

If Cyber Crime Strikes, Will Your Insurance Be There For You?

Operating Expenses/Common Area Maintenance Charges

Business Contracts A to Z

Recognition & Honors

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