Georges H. G. Yates

Georges H. G. Yates


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2011

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

International Trade and Finance Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - International Trade and Finance Law
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Georges Yates, a partner and chair of the firm's International practice, focuses
his practice on: international business transactions and joint ventures; mergers
and acquisitions; cross-border business operations, investment and taxation;
real estate acquisitions, syndications, finance, leasing and development; and
corporate finance (equity and debt). He serves as outside general counsel to a
number of public and private companies. He also coordinates strategic
relationships between Perkins Coie and various law firms around the world.

Location

  • 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
    Seattle, WA 98101-3099

Languages

  • French

Education

  • University of Washington , BS

Bar Admissions

  • Alaska, Alaska Bar Association
  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce - Director
  • Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle - Director
  • Washington State China Relations Council - Director
  • Washington-Primorsky Krai Russian Rule of Law Partnership - Executive Committee Member

State Clerkships

  • Washington - Supreme Court

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

265 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

93 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - International Trade and Finance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • International Trade and Finance Law, Seattle (2016)
  • International Trade and Finance Law, Seattle (2014)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • International Trade and Finance Law

Special Focus

  • International

Awards:

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Rising Stars of Washington Law," 2001

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"Georges always provides prompt, useable advice and has been most helpful in the negotiations of many of our agency contracts."

- Bill Mills (WE Connor & Associates )

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