Firm Profile

Perkins Coie LLP

Headquarters

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
United States
(206) 359.8000

Firm Details

With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie LLP represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 50 corporations. Our core practices include Commercial Litigation, IP Litigation, Business (with an emphasis on technology/emerging companies), Privacy, Political Law and Environment, Energy and Resources.

Our lawyers are driven by a shared commitment to professional excellence, an appreciation of the firm’s collaborative culture and a desire to be entrepreneurial as practitioners and as a firm.  Clients choose us because they appreciate our lawyers’ deep knowledge of their businesses, our responsiveness and our sound, practical business advice.

Accolades

  • Ranked #42 on the American Lawyer 100 list (2015)
  • Listed on FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for 13 consecutive years (2003 - 2015)
  • Ranked as a leading firm in Chambers USA with 131 attorneys listed in 10 key markets across the country. The firm received Band 1 rankings (2015) in 20 practice areas.
  • 245 lawyers named among the "Best Lawyers in America," 35 attorneys named “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers® (2016)
  • 14th largest law firm, by attorney headcount, in the U.S. (Law360, 2015)
  • Earned the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's top rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index (2009 - 2015)
  • Gold Standard Certificate from Women in Law Empowerment Forum (2011 - 2015)
  • Honored by Working Mother and Flex Time Lawyers as one of the "Best Law Firms for Women" (2008, 2009, 2011 - 2015)
  • Named one of 50 recipients in the 2013 AA RP Best Employers for Workers Over 50 Award, co-sponsored by Society for Human Resource Management
  • Received ABA ’s inaugural Champions for Disability Inclusion in the Legal Profession Award

2015

  • Top 20 corporate law firm (NYSE Governance Services 2015)
  • Among the most innovative North American law firms (Financial Times 2013 – 2014)
  • Women in Law Empowerment Forum Gold Standard Certification, 2011 -2015
  • Third most female-friendly company in U.S. (FORTUNE magazine 2015)
  • Top 50 best U.S. law firms for minority attorneys (Law360 2015)
  • ABA Death Penalty Representation Project Exceptional Service Award Public Interest Law Initiative 2015 Recognition Roster
  • National Legal Aid and Defender Association 2015 Beacon of Justice Award
  • Minority Corporate Counsel Association 2015 Rising Star
  • Legal Services NYC Pro Bono Leadership Award
  • 2015 Vault Best Law Firms for Diversity

 

Management

John Devaney
Managing Partner

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in the United States in CleanTech Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Environmental Law with 30 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Litigation - Environmental with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 33 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Litigation - Patent with 23 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Patent Law with 23 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 20 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Washington with 119 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in CleanTech Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Commercial Litigation with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Construction Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Copyright Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Corporate Governance Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Corporate Law with 15 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Employment Law - Management with 12 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Energy Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in California in Environmental Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Labor Law - Management with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Oregon in Land Use and Zoning Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Litigation - Antitrust with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alaska in Litigation - Environmental with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 15 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Oregon in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Litigation - Patent with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arizona in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Arizona in Media Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Alaska in Mining Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Mining Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Natural Resources Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Oregon in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Oregon in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Securities Regulation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Technology Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Trademark Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in Trusts and Estates with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Oregon in Venture Capital Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Seattle with 108 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Bet-the-Company Litigation with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Commercial Litigation with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Construction Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Copyright Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Corporate Governance Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Corporate Law with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Employment Law - Management with 10 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Bellevue in Energy Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in San Francisco in Environmental Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Labor Law - Management with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Land Use and Zoning Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Litigation - Antitrust with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Anchorage in Litigation - Environmental with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Litigation - Intellectual Property with 14 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Litigation - Labor and Employment with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Litigation - Land Use and Zoning with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Madison in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Litigation - Patent with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Phoenix in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Phoenix in Media Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Anchorage in Mining Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Mining Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Natural Resources Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Securities / Capital Markets Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Securities Regulation with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Technology Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Trademark Law with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Seattle in Trusts and Estates with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Venture Capital Law with 3 lawyers

Awards

  • Chicago's Best Workplaces for Women (Crain's Chicago Business)
  • Top Corporate Law Firm in Portland (Corporate Board Member Magazine)
  • Large Company Transaction of the Year Award (Turnaround Management Association)
  • Best Places to Work (Los Angeles Business Journal)
  • Best Law Firms for Women (Working Mother Media and Flex-Time Lawyers LLC)
  • Top Rating of 100 percent in the Corporate Equality Index (Human Rights Campaign)
  • Top U.S. Innovative Law Firms (The Financial Times)
  • The 100 Best Companies to Work For (FORTUNE Magazine)
  • Single Asset Transaction of the Year (Americas Lodging Investment Summit)
  • CLS Pro Bono Hero Award (Columbia Legal Services)
  • Top Ten Family Friendly Firms (Yale Law Women)
  • John Minor Wisdom Public Service and Professionalism Award (ABA Section of Litigation)
  • Amicus Award (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project) 4

Clients

  • Amazon.com
  • Costco
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Honeywell
  • HTC
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Starbucks
  • The Boeing Company

Contacts

Michael Glaser
Business
650-838-4300
Tom Lindley
Environment, Energy & Resources
503-727-2032
Lee Curtis
Government Contracts
202-434-1647
Paul Parker
Intellectual Property
206-359-3258
Kevin Hamilton
Labor & Employment
206-359-8721
Joseph Mais
Litigation
602-351-8280
Marc Elias
Political Law
202-434-1609
Bruce Campbell
Product Liability
206-359-8414
Mark Birnbaum
Real Estate & Land Use
310-788-3228
Jan Cunningham
Trust & Estate Planning
206-359-8607

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - First Amendment
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Media Law
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Native American Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Patent Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Timber Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

China

China

Beijing, China

Unit 2518-2521, South Office Tower

Beijing Kerry Center

One Guang Hua Road

Chao Yang District

Beijing 100020

China

86 10 6561 8188

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Shanghai, China

Hang Seng Bank Tower, 16F

1000 Lujiazui Ring Road

Pudong New Area

Shanghai 200120

China

86 21 6841 1188

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Taiwan

Taiwan

Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei 101 Tower

Suite F, 45th Floor

No. 7, Sec. 5, Xinyi Road

Taipei 11049

Taiwan

886 2 8101 2031

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United States

United States

Alaska

Alaska

Anchorage, AK

1029 West Third Avenue, Suite 300

Anchorage, AK 99501-1981

United States

(907) 279.8561

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Arizona

Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000

Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788

United States

(602) 351.8000

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California

California

Los Angeles, CA

1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

Los Angeles, CA 90067-1721

United States

(310) 788.9900

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Palo Alto, CA

3150 Porter Drive

Palo Alto, CA 94304-1212

United States

(650) 838.4300

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San Diego, CA

11988 El Camino Real, Suite 350

San Diego, CA 92130-2594

United States

(858) 720.5700

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San Francisco, CA

505 Howard Street, Suite 1000

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

(415) 344.7000

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Colorado

Colorado

Denver, CO

1900 Sixteenth Street, Suite 1400

Denver, CO 80202-5255

United States

(303) 291.2300

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

700 Thirteenth Street, NW, Suite 600

Washington, DC 20005-3960

United States

(202) 654.6200

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Idaho

Idaho

Boise, ID

1111 West Jefferson Street, Suite 500

Boise, ID 83702-5391

United States

(208) 343.3434

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

131 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1700

Chicago, IL 60603-5559

United States

(312) 324.8400

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New York

New York

New York, NY

30 Rockefeller Plaza, 22nd Floor

New York, NY 10112-0085

United States

(212) 262.6900

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Oregon

Oregon

Portland, OR

1120 Northwest Couch Street, 10th Floor

Portland, OR 97209-4128

United States

(503) 727.2000

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Texas

Texas

Dallas, TX

500 North Akard Street, Suite 3300

Dallas, TX 75201-3347

United States

(214) 965.7700

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Washington

Washington

Bellevue, WA

The PSE Building, Suite 700

10885 Northeast Fourth Street

Bellevue, WA 98004-5579

United States

(425) 635.1400

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Seattle, WA

1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

Seattle, WA 98101-3099

United States

(206) 359.8000

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Madison, WI

One East Main Street, Suite 201

Madison, WI 53703-5118

United States

(608) 663.7460

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