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Cairncross & Hempelmann
524 Second Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-2323
United States
(206) 587.0700

Firm Details

Cairncross & Hempelmann (“CH&”) is a Seattle-based law firm with offices located in the city’s historic Pioneer Square District. Founded in 1987, CH& employs attorneys who advise companies and individuals in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights; Corporate Finance & Business Transactions; Employment; Land Use, Natural Resources & Environmental Law; Litigation; Real Estate; Tax; Technology & Intellectual Property Transactions; and Trademarks. In addition to these traditional practice areas, CH& has combined the skills and experience of attorneys from different practice areas to offer legal services targeted specifically to select client industries, including Retail, Hotel & Restaurant, Real Estate Development, Tax Credits, and 1031/Tenant In Common Programs, to name just a few. The attorneys and staff at CH& are dedicated to providing highly efficient legal assistance and superior service to each of their clients. CH& is a member of Mackrell International, a global network of more than 4,500 lawyers located in 60 countries around the world.


Matt B. Hanna
Managing Partner


Cathy A. Lopez
Director of Business Development & Marketing

Firm Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Real Estate Law

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