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Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt  

Legal Services | Washington, USA

https://www.schwabe.com/
tel: 360.694.7551 | fax: 360.693.5574
700 Washington Street, Suite 701 | Vancouver | Washington | 98660 | USA


Main Contacts

Michael Cohen

Michael A. CohenIndustry Group Leader

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt's Overview

What do you get when you're "Represented by Schwabe"? Innovative solutions from lawyers who know every deal has a dream and every risk an opportunity. A committed team that understands your industry and cares about your business. And the comprehensive resources of one of the Pacific Northwest's top law firms.

Our lawyers provide exceptional legal counsel, and that's critical. But our value goes beyond that. We don't sit around and wait for the phone to ring. We get out of the office and put on hard hats to meet clients where they are, in their industries. This helps us see around corners, spot trends and navigate approaching challenges before they become problems. That's why clients put us in the leadership circle and consider us partners in the business. Our understanding of six key industry sectors - Healthcare; Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail; Natural Resources; Real Estate and Construction; Technology; and Transportation, Ports and Maritime - allows us to help clients achieve success through ideas, advice, and exceptional legal counsel.

With more than 175 attorneys in eight offices, we are among the largest law firms in the region. Clients from start-ups and entrepreneurs to the Fortune 500 count on us for full-spectrum legal services to help them achieve goals throughout their business lives.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 175

Areas of Practice
  • Acquisition and Disposition
  • Agency Actions and Rulemaking
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights and Corporate Restructuring
  • Business and Corporate
  • Business Transitions
  • Condemnation
  • Corporate Formation and Governance
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Litigation
  • Employment, Labor and Benefits
  • Environmental Compliance and Safety
  • Environmental Regulation and Litigation
  • Finance
  • Financial Institutions
  • Immigration
  • Indian Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Business
  • IP Litigation
  • Labor
  • Land Use and Entitlement
  • Leasing
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Non-Compete and Trade Secrets
  • Patents
  • Plant Development, Facility Siting and Permitting
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Public Lands and Endangered Species
  • Real Estate
  • Securities and Finance
  • Tax
  • Tax Controversy
  • Tax Planning
  • Trademarks, Copyrights, Marketing and Advertising
  • Transactions, Licensing and E-commerce
  • Trusts and Estate Planning
  • Wage and Hour
  • Water Law
Professionals

Partners

Matthew Bisturis

Matthew BisturisShareholder

Graciela Gomez Cowger

Graciela Gomez CowgerChief Executive Officer


Alison Moss

Alison MossShareholder

Donald Russo

Donald RussoRetired Shareholder

Paige Spratt

Paige B. SprattShareholder


Kelly Walsh

Kelly M. WalshShareholder


Associates

Other

Joanne Hall

Joanne W. HallSenior Paralegal

Heather Kulin

Heather KulinSenior Paralegal


Articles

Congress Makes Additional Paid Family Leave and Paid Sick Leave Optional
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, December 2020

The dust has now settled on the new stimulus bill signed by President Trump on December 27, 2020. The changes to the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) were buried in over 5,000 pages of text and provide a choice for employers to continue paid leave benefits for their employees as follows: Congress extended the tax credits for employers that provide both paid sick leave and paid family leave through March 31, 2021. Those credits will continue to be processed as they have been under the FFCRA...

Vault Your Business Out of the Pandemic: Three Employment Topics to Keep an Eye On
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, December 2020

“On the other side of a storm is the strength that comes from having navigated through it. Raise your sail and begin.” Gregory S. Williams Your business and employees have just experienced an extraordinary year. We have learned new ways of working, embraced new technology, and incorporated many new legal requirements, but most importantly, we have persevered. Moving out of this pandemic experience, the most successful businesses will stay ahead on the new laws and requirements that arose out of the past year. This article will discuss three employment topics to consider as you vault your business out of the pandemic. 1.  Ask your employees to vaccinate...

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Press

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Advises a Venerable Oregon Food Industry Company Set to Change Hands
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, June 2020

A nearly 100-year-old Oregon company that's served the state's steady food production industry is changing hands. Hillsboro-based Henningsen Cold Storage Co. reached a purchase agreement with Novi, Mich.-based Lineage Logistics, billed as "the world’s largest provider of temperature-controlled logistics." While terms weren't immediately released, it'll likely be one of the state's largest M&As of 2020, as speculation earlier this month had put the price in the $500 million range. Paul Henningsen, Jr., president of Henningsen Cold Storage, worked on the deal along with attorney Tom Tongue of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt. Henningsen Cold Storage Co...

In Landmark Labor Case, Jury Awards $93.6 Million in Damages to Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Client, ICTSI Oregon, Inc.
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, November 2019

In a landmark case between ICTSI Oregon, Inc. (ICTSI) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and its affiliate ILWU Local 8 (collectively “ILWU”), a jury awarded $93.6 million in damages to ICTSI for the ILWU’s illegal labor slowdowns. These slowdowns caused the eventual shutdown of Terminal 6 at the Port of Portland, Oregon’s only container terminal. Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt attorneys Jeff Eden, Amanda Gamblin, Michael Garone, Dick Hansen and Andy Lee led the trial team for the federal lawsuit...

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