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Robert Edward Giles

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1989

Perkins Coie LLP

Bob Giles is the firm’s managing partner. Bob manages more than 900 attorneys in 19 different offices. He chairs the Management Committee, serves on the Executive Committee, and is involved with numerous other committees within the firm. Bob began at Perkins Coie in 1974.

He focused his practice in the areas of partnerships, tax planning, real estate syndications and general corporate practice until 1986, when he became the firm’s managing partner.

Case History

  • Other Court Admissions
    • U.S. Tax Court


  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Washington’s Super Lawyers,” 2008 - 2013
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

Client Comments

  • "Robert Giles is extremely knowledgeable, gives good advice, and provides the correct legal answer in a very timely manner."

    Thomas Herche

    United Warehouse Company

  • "Bob Giles is very professional and responsive to client needs. As the head of the firm he does less day-to-day legal work, but can pull together all required resources in a responsive and efficient way."

    Dita Bronicki
    Ormat Technologies, Inc.

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1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-8536
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law (General Corporate, Partnership and Limited Liability)


  • University of Washington (BA) (1971)
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D.) (1974)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association