Updated: May 10, 2019

Business Law Section

The 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 attend section events, participate on the Business Law Section list serve, and 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) and a report on opinion letter practice in Washington.

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Executive Committee Elections Begin in May

Voting is scheduled to begin May 13 and will close May 31 at 5 p.m. 

For information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section’s bylaws. All terms begin Oct. 1, 2019 and end Sept. 30, 2020.

Chair

Jason Cruz  │  Candidate Statement  |   Resume

Chair-elect

Diane Dick  │  Candidate Statement  |   Resume

Treasurer

Christopher Greene  │  Resume

Secretary

Shaina Johnson  │  Candidate Statement  |  Resume

At-Large Member (two positions open)

Steven Reilly

James Wriston

Corporate Act Revision Committee Co-chairs (two positions open): There is one candidate at this time. Pursuant to the section's bylaws, the Business Law Section Executive Committee may appoint an individual to the vacant position on an interim basis

Michael Hutchings

Financial Institutions Committee Chair

Joan Robinson

Communications Committee Chair: There are no candidates at this time. Pursuant to the section's bylaws, the Business Law Section Executive Committee may appoint an individual to the position on an interim basis.

Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee Chair

Alex Modelski

Legal Opinions Committee Chair

Scott MacCormack

Partnership & LLC Law Committee Co-chairs (two positions open)

Elisabeth Yandell McNeil

Doug Batey

Nonprofit Corporations Committee Chair

Judith Andrews

Securities Law Committee Chair

Mark Beatty

Uniform Commercial Code Committee Co-chairs (two positions open)

Gregory Fox

Mark Patterson

Elections will be conducted via SurveyMonkey. To ensure you receive a ballot, please click here and/or adjust your spam filters/firewalls to ensure your email address will receive the ballot.

Questions? Feel free to email sections@wsba.org


Members-only Resources

Legislation

Publications & Newsletters


Announcements

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Securities-Based Crowdfunding Scorecard (Fall 2016)


Executive Committee

Chair: David Eckberg

Chair-ElectJason Cruz

SecretaryChristopher Greene

TreasurerDiane Lourdes Dick

Immediate Past ChairAndrew Steen

Prior Chairs

Young Lawyer LiaisonPaul Barrera*

Board of Governors Liaison: Athan Papailiou*

Members At-Large
Steven Reilly
James Wriston


Section Committees

Communications Committee
Chair:
Deirdre Glynn Levin

Corporate Act Revision Committee
Co-chairs
Michael Hutchings and Eric A. DeJong

Financial Institutions Committee
Chair
Joan E. Robinson

Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee
Chair
: Alex Modelski

Legal Opinions Committee
Chair
Scott MacCormack

Nonprofit Corporations Committee
Chair
Judith Andrews

Partnerships and LLC Law Committee
Co-chairs
Elisabeth Yandell McNeil and Doug Batey

Securities Law Committee
Chair
Mark Beatty

Uniform Commercial Code Committee
Co-chairs
Gregory Fox and Mark Patterson

*Non-voting members

Please contact subcommittee members for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.


Join Our List Serve

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 Section Chair David Eckberg.