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Robert E.

Robert Ellis

21 reviews
Robert has been an attorney for over 27 years and as a general counsel, he managed much of the activity of a successful Seattle-based wind energy company. He currently provides legal and consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses, particularly for green energy companies. During his career, Robert has spent time at sea as a ship’s officer.
Peter P.

Peter Parsons

8 reviews
Peter Parsons has more than 43 years’ experience and have a strong background in corporate law, securities, mergers and other business-related legal matters. Peter is licensed to practice law in Washington and received his law degree from the Duke University School of Law. Since 1988 to 2011, Peter was a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine. He then moved on to be the chief operating officer at Skycast Solutions and later became the chair of the World Financial Symposium.
John D.

John Dorsey

6 reviews
Practical and responsive corporate and commercial transactions lawyer with over 14 years of experience. Prior to starting my own law firm in 2015, I was a Partner at Strasburger & Price LLP in Austin, Texas, where I practiced law for 11 years and served as Co-Chair of the firm’s International Practice Group. I was named as a Texas Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters in 2012, 2013, and 2014. I am a licensed attorney in Washington and Texas, and I am fluent in Spanish.
E. Jay W.

E. Jay Wilusz

22 reviews
Edward Jay Eilusz is an intellectual property attorney that also specializes in transactional law and related legal practice areas. He primarily focuses on providing his legal services to companies in the biotech, pharmaceutical and mechanical industries, but has experience in dealing with companies in other industries as well. Edward is a member of the Washing Patent Bar. He is licensed to practice law in Washington and New Jersey. Edward is the principal of the EJW Pharma Strategy LLC.
Todd H.

Todd Heine

22 reviews
Todd Heine wants fast-growing businesses to grow faster - regardless if they are a startup or a late-stage company. If your business has at least $500k in funding or annual revenue and plans to hire at least 5 new staff members in the next 12 months, Todd offers an integrated approach to matters of HR, finance, and law (tax, corporate, immigration). His client list includes Bitnami, SketchDesk, Vox Media, and Yahoo.
Madhu S.

Madhu Singh

4 reviews
Madhu Singh has a passion for the city of Seattle and, especially, helping entrepreneurs and small businesses in Seattle’s community. She takes pride in working closely with her clients to find solutions for their entrepreneurial needs. Madhu is also a pioneer and takes a nontraditional approach to legal support in order to foster hands-on-collaboration, efficiency, and agility in handling her clients’ legal matters.
Daniel M.

Daniel Mcmanus

2 reviews
Patents are a complex area of the law that often require an experienced attorney with a keen eye. Daniel McManus can help you and your business with virtually any of your patent-related needs - even if your business needs patent protection abroad. His electrical engineering and automation backgrounds serve him well in the patent field. If you need a patent, think of Mr. McManus first.

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