Business Law Section

female attorney with two male attorneys in backgroundThe Business Law Section is committed to providing services that its members value, operating in a fiscally responsible manner, and enhancing the professional collegiality among all Washington business lawyers. Section members have access to certain restricted portions of this website, such as the Current Developments and Legislation pages. Members are also entitled to receive a semiannual newsletter and other publications prepared from time to time, including a sourcebook containing in-depth comments and legislative history on the Business Corporation Act (RCW 23B); a report on opinion letter practice in Washington; events; and a list serve.


Congratulations to the 2017 WA Law School Writing Contest Winner: Gregory Simpson, Seattle University School of Law

Information about the writing contest:

Topic: "Achieving Reduction of our Carbon Footprint: An Action Plan for Washington State Business Lawyers."

The WSBA Business Law Section Executive Committee is proud to sponsor a writing contest to connect with law students interested in business law and law practice and procedure among Washington state law school students, with a particular interest in business law.

The selected author is awarded a one-time monetary award of $300 and the article is published in the fall 2017 Business Law Section newsletter (distribution to more than 1,300 section members).

For questions or more information, please contact WSBA Business Law Section Communications Committee Chair, Deirdre Glynn-Levin at dglynnlevin@hackettbeecher.com.


Upcoming Events:

Dec. 14, 2017: Executive Committee Meeting, noon-1 p.m. at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1201 Third Ave., 22nd floor, Seattle

March 8, 2018: Executive Committee Meeting, noon-1 p.m. at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, 1201 Third Ave., 22nd floor, Seattle


Contact the Section

Section members: To join the section list serve and for general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact the Section Chair Andrew Steen.

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