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Georges H. G. Yates

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Perkins Coie LLP

Georges Yates, a partner and chair of the firm's International practice, focuses
his practice on: international business transactions and joint ventures; mergers
and acquisitions; cross-border business operations, investment and taxation;
real estate acquisitions, syndications, finance, leasing and development; and
corporate finance (equity and debt).  He serves as outside general counsel to a
number of public and private companies.  He also coordinates strategic
relationships between Perkins Coie and various law firms around the world.

Case History

  • Other Admissions
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
    • England and Wales, Solicitor
    • Taiwan, Foreign Legal Affairs Attorney


  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Rising Stars of Washington Law," 2001

Client Comments

  • "Georges always provides prompt, useable advice and has been most helpful in the negotiations of many of our agency contracts."

    Bill Mills

    WE Connor & Associates

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1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-3402
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • International Trade and Finance Law

Lawyer of the Year


  • University of Washington (BS)
  • Seattle University School of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Washington-Primorsky Krai Russian Rule of Law Partnership — Executive Committee Member
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce — Director
  • Washington State China Relations Council — Director
  • Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle — Director
  • American Bar Association — Member


  • Supreme Court

Other Info

Languages Spoken
  • French