Charles H. Purcell

Charles H. Purcell

K&L Gates LLP

Recognized since 2003

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Tax Law

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Charles Purcell works extensively in the alternative investments areas with a focus on federal and international tax issues. He has broad experience in the formation of domestic and foreign investment funds including private equity, venture, real estate and infrastructure funds and fund-of-funds; large joint venture transactions; mergers and acquisitions; financing and banking transactions; ventures capital investments and start-up companies; and compensation of managers, executives and promoters. Mr. Purcell represents numerous domestic and foreign institutional investors in connection with their alternative investment activities. He also works with developers and investors in alternative energy projects, including solar, biomass and wind energy facilities.

Mr. Purcell is the editor-in-chief of The Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual, the first limited liability company (LLC) manual for Washington, Oregon and Alaska. He has also written extensively on tax issues in alternative energy projects, including tax credit structuring for solar energy projects.

He is experienced in the economic analysis of transactions as relevant in the legal context including the analysis of appraisals and appraisal methodology from a tax perspective and financial analysis of benefits of tax structures.

Contact & Links
  • 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
    Seattle, WA 98104
  • University of Virginia, BA
Bar Admissions
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

K&L Gates LLP
Seattle, Washington

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:
  • Tax Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

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