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Rankings National & 208 Metro Areas
Practice Areas 69
No. of Best Lawyers® 247
Client Comments 152
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Firm Size (U.S. & Non-U.S. Employees) 1897

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

Selected Client Comments

Government Relations Practice

I have worked with Perkins Coie in various positions at different organizations. They are reliable and responsive, and their expertise is unrivaled. I enjoy working with them and would recommend them highly to anyone looking for a firm."

Biotechnology Law

Michael Wise at Perkins Coie is now and has been for several years our company's choice of lead patent interference counsel for all U.S. Patent Office and District Court patent interference proceedings. His knowledge of the law is unsurpassed. He excels at oral argument and can explain in laymen's terms technologically complex subject matter. He and his team at Perkins Coie are efficient and effective advocates, well-versed in both law and the technology. I would readily recommend Michael and his team to anyone with a company-critical patent dispute."

- Jack Peterson, Sequenom Inc.

Construction Law

Perkins Coie's Seattle Construction Law team is top notch, with the technical knowledge and understanding that is essential with regard to the high value mega-projects on which I have utilized their services. Their experience and resources are unparalleled."

- James Niemer, Sound Transit

Corporate Law

Perkins Coie offers depth in most all disciplines that can be needed on a singular complex case."

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

The attorneys at Perkins Coie were able to call on all expertise areas of the firm for an excellent outcome."

Real Estate Law

Perkins Coie has a deep bench of very experienced lawyers. While they are a national firm, I find their rates to be reasonable given how efficient they are. Because of the volume of work they do, they are constantly aware of what is happening in the market."

International Trade and Finance Law

Mike House of Perkins Coie has been an exceptional resource in connection with international trade issues in the Peoples Republic of China. Mike understands the legal and regulatory framework in the P.R.C. and has a great knack for getting things done."

- John C. Pekar, Evergreen Packaging

Technology Law

Perkins Coie is undoubtedly the best tech firm we've used by far. This is a full-service organization that can navigate all aspects any company needs."

- Geetman Yip, BitTan, Inc.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Perkins Coie is a high-quality law firm with excellent capability in this area."

Technology Law

The Perkins Coie relationship has been invaluable to the formation of our startup. They are a very professional and highly skilled group. We feel fortunate to be represented by them."

- Rob Dumas, Whurk, Inc.

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Perkins Coie's Steve Koh is top in his field. His ability to work with a team of defendants and have a seat at the table while keeping costs in line is a great skill. Steve Koh is easy to work with, digs into issues and always has great advice. "

Litigation - Patent

Amanda Tessar of Perkins Coie does a great job for us. She knows her stuff and has a good balance of zealous advocacy and cool-headedness. Amanda gets good client outcomes."

Environmental Law

Perkins Coie attorneys are knowledgeable, highly competent, and cost conscious, which is not a combination you find in most firms."

Litigation - Patent

Perkins Coie provides fantastic service at a fair price. Amanda Tessar has an amazing track record winning hard cases, and is quietly but steadily establishing herself as a star."

Tax Law

Perkins Coie is one of my most trusted advisors. They act for us across multiple states and numerous complicated and often urgent commercial, tax, and regulatory matters. They are responsive to our requests, and are mindful of staffing and training associates. "

Litigation - Antitrust

Chuck Samel at Perkins Coie is a wonderful lawyer. He is brilliant, responsive, efficient, results-focused, understands business. I highly recommend him."

- David Shapiro, Future Ads

Technology Law

We have been very pleased with the representation we received from the Phoenix office of Perkins Coie, particularly Judy Weiss. She is smart, understands her field of expertise well, remains current on trends in the field, and is results driven. "

- Deanna Salazar, Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona

Real Estate Law

The lawyers at Perkins Coie truly have their client’s best interests at the front of their minds in every step of the process. "

- Kelly Cooper, Verris Capital

Government Relations Practice

Perkins Coie is the best law firm in the business, and I regularly recommend them to friends and colleagues. We could not do the work we do without their guidance and support. "

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Perkins Coie has a very large and experienced IP group, which has a lot of depth."

Real Estate Law

Ron Lowe and Mike Berman of Perkins Coie are top notch attorneys."

Land Use & Zoning Law

Perkins Coie has an excellent team that handles the complex landscape of Oregon’s zoning compliance and approval process."

- Robert Braddock, Jordan Cove Energy Project

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Perkins Coie provides excellent and timely legal advice that is directly on point and relevant to our issues at hand."

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