Lane Powell PC

A multi-specialty law firm, Lane Powell has assisted emerging and established businesses in the Pacific Northwest and beyond for more than 140 years. With approximately 170 attorneys in offices located throughout Washington, Oregon and Alaska. We're well-versed in the industries of the Pacific Northwest as well as the legal issues that face our clients on a regional, national and international level.

Through close integration and interaction between the firm’s various offices, we provide our clients with a wide range of knowledge and a resulting cost-effective high level of service. We offer not only some of the best legal minds, but also some of the best business minds. This includes attorneys who are intimately familiar with the business environment, as well as with the emerging risks and opportunities of their industries and practice groups.

Lane Powell serves businesses as trusted advisors, spanning a full range of industries and practice areas, including business, aviation, financial services, health care, senior care and housing, intellectual property, real estate, retail, white collar criminal defense, securities, technology, and privacy and data security.


Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update
A Washington court recently ruled that fuel card issuers owe retailing business and occupation tax on fuel that their cardholders purchase in Washington state. The court also ruled that station operators owe wholesaling B&O tax when purchasers present a fuel card for payment.
Legal Update
In a significant decision under the Affordable Care Act, a federal district court in Western Washington recently ruled that a third-party plan administrator violated the ACA’s anti-discrimination rule when administering a self-insured health plan that excluded gender-affirming care.
Legal Update

The Washington Department of Revenue issued a Special Notice regarding the case Terrapower LLC v. Dep't of Revenue (2022). In this case, the issue was whether machinery and equipment ("M&E") used in a research and development operation qualified for Washington's M&E sales tax exemption.

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

U.S.A. - Washington

Seattle

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

North America

United States 
U.S.A. - Alaska, Anchorage
U.S.A. - Oregon, Portland

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Legal Talent Professionals Forum
Legal Talent Professionals Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
Member Firm Leaders Forum
First Fifteen (Young Lawyers)
First Fifteen (Young Lawyers)
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Marketing & Business Development Professionals Forum
Practice Group Leaders Forum
Practice Group Leaders Forum
Practice Groups
Banking & Finance
Banking & Finance
Privacy & Data Protection
Privacy & Data Protection
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Infrastructure & Public-Private Partnerships
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Restructuring & Insolvency Resolution
Antitrust & Competition
Antitrust & Competition
Masayuki Yamaguchi yamaguchim@lanepowell.com
Venture Capital
Venture Capital
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)
Compliance & Investigations
Compliance & Investigations