Perkins Coie is a large international law firm, with offices all over the United States and Asia. With over 850 attorneys, the firm specializes in various legal fields like trust and investment services, real estate, product liability, media law, litigation, labor and employment, international business, intellectual property and others. Perkins Coie* has always been about achieving the best possible results for its clients by adhering to its guiding principles of value, satisfaction, innovation, relationships, responsiveness, listening and integrity. For this reason, 161 attorneys of the firm were included amongst “Best Lawyers in America” in 2012. It has further been recognized as number 1 law firm by the Minority Bar Association of Washington for its diversity efforts.
Tawn T. Austin is one of the partners with Perkins Coie. A graduate of New England School of Law, she specializes in class action defense, employment privacy, employment litigation, environmental litigation, securities and corporate and environment, energy and resources. She is an active member of the Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Maricopa County Bar Association and State Bar of Arizona. Mark S. Albert is also a partner with Perkins Coie*. Albert is a graduate of University of Illinois College of Law and specializes in private investment funds, private equity, emerging companies and business. Admitted to practice before the Bar of the state of California, he has helped several emerging companies, accumulate capital in excess of $1 billion. Harvard Law School graduate, Christopher Kao, is another partner with the firm. His areas of expertise are trademark litigation, copyright litigation, trade secrets, intellectual property litigation, and patent litigation. Admitted to practice before the bars of state of New York and California, he is also an active member of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area and San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property Inn of Court.
Attorneys at the firm take the role of community service very seriously. In the last six years, over 150,000 hours have been dedicated to pro bono work ranging from the U.S. Supreme Court Appeals to death penalty appeals. The firm also publishes its pro bono report each year.
Perkins Coie LLP is a renowned law firm in the United States. The firm has achieved notable recognition for its services in business law and corporate litigation. It is a leading litigation company in the industry and has set an example of quality services for numerous firms. It has never compromised on quality and strives to achieve excellence at every stage. Perkins Coie LLP was set up in 1912 as Donworth and Todd legal firm. Over the 100 year time span the firm changed hands with numerous partners until it finally established itself as Perkins Coie Law firm. Perkins Coie LLP has offices located in many cities across the country and over 500 attorneys working under its roof. It has also grown on an international basis and provides legal services in global cities such as London, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Taiwan.
Perkins Coie LLP practices in many categories of corporate and business law. Clients have recommended this firm in areas of corporate finance law, investment management law, insurance law, intellectual property law, international arbitration, retail and consumer law, private investment funds law, and E-Commerce law. Perkins Law firm follows strict principles of integrity, innovation, satisfaction, and responsiveness. Attorneys are hired based on their expertise and skills rather than fame. Clients are given individual attention and assessment of cases is done by teams of highly skilled attorneys. No matter how large or a company is, each client is treated as the firm’s number one priority. Continuous improvement is also a major element of the firm productive culture, quality is ensured at every stage of the litigation process through effective tools and professional knowledge.
Perkins Coie Law firm is ranked amongst the top 50 firms on the American Lawyer 100 List. It is also listed as a leading firm in Chambers USA edition. In terms of pro bono work, Perkins Coie LLP is one of the best. The firm has participated in many projects for community development and continues to do so. It has won numerous pro bono awards over the years such as the Corporate Partnership Award for supporting people with disabilities, and the Human Rights Campaign Award.