COVID has elevated electronic signatures within the landscape of commercial transactions from a commonplace convenience to a necessity. Kathleen Burton and Serena Sayani explain to what extent electronic signatures on commercial transaction documents would be enforceable
One important area that is often overlooked in drafting an Operating Agreement is the inclusion of an escape door. Serena Sayani discusses the importance of an exit strategy in your operating agreement and the mechanics of the buy/sell.
In January 2021, the City of Seattle enacted a payroll expense tax that is expected to impact around 1% of Seattle businesses. Olivia Gonzalez and Capriel Stevenson explain how the tax will impact businesses.
Stokes Lawrence attorneys continue to monitor the evolving legal implications of the pandemic.
On June 11, 2020, a new Washington state law governing payment of bonus incentives and commission plans will go into effect. Rachael Wallace explains what the employer requirements will be under the new provisions.
Tom Lerner provides links to important information regarding the Paycheck Protection Program.