Gregg D. Barton - Perkins Coie LLP

Gregg D. Barton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 206-359-6358

Gregg Barton, a partner in the firm’s Business practice, has 25 years of experience focusing on state and local taxes principally in Washington (including Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma matters), Oregon and Alaska. His experience includes advising clients with respect to gross receipt, sales and use, net income, ad valorem, real estate excise and public utility taxes, seeking private rulings, handling administrative appeals and litigating in state courts.

University of WashingtonBA 1982University of Oregon School of LawJ.D. 1985Georgetown University Law CenterLL.M 1989
American Bar AssociationWashington State Bar AssociationOregon State Bar Association Association of Washington Business, Tax & Fiscal Policy Committee

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Client Comments

"Gregg jumped in to assist us with a pressing matter. Gregg is extremely knowledgeable about Washington tax law, and has effectively advised us throughout the process. He has made himself available whenever necessary, and has made every effort to successfully meet several emergency deadlines. He has been a pleasure to work with, and an asset to our project. "

"Gregg is a man among boys in terms of Washington State tax controversy. His relationship with the Department of Revenue is unmatched. He is very easy to work with, generally responsive, and a great communicator. "

"Gregg is an outstanding Washington tax attorney. He is responsive, thorough, and creative in his advice, and he is also genuinely collegial with others. He is a valued advisor to AOL and other Time Warner divisions."

-Shawn Cox
Tax Counsel

"Gregg Barton is an outstanding Washington state tax lawyer. He has helped Plum Creek and my prior employer, AT&T Wireless, resolve complicated disputes with local taxing jurisdictions in a favorable manner. Gregg is very professional and results oriented. "

"Mr. Barton is an outstanding attorney. He prepares well; he is respected by peers and clients; he is knowledgeable, professional, and efficient. Mr. Barton thinks critically and is quick on his feet. He did an outstanding job for our Company. We were well represented and we received tremendous value for the work and fees charged. He exceeded our expectations and I would recommend him highly to other clients."

"He provides excellent client service. He is very thorough in analyzing problems."

-Bharat Patel
Apria Healthcare

Office Location

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Seattle Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation and Controversy - Tax of the Seattle Metro Area
Gregg D. Barton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Gregg D. Barton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Tax Law (State and Local Tax)