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.
Executive Committee Elections Begin in May
For information about the Section and its Executive Committee roles, please review the Section’s bylaws. The following open positions are for one year terms, beginning Oct. 1, 2019, and ending Sept. 30, 2020.
- At-Large Member (two positions open)
- Corporate Act Revision Committee Co-chairs (two positions open)
- Financial Institutions Committee Chair
- Communications Committee Chair
- Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee Chair
- Legal Opinions Committee Chair
- Partnership & LLC Law Committee Co-chairs (two positions open)
- Nonprofit Corporations Committee Chair
- Securities Law Committee Chair
- Uniform Commercial Code Committee Co-chairs (two positions open)
Alternative Nomination Process
Per section bylaws: Other nominations for the same positions, whether self-nominations or nominations for others, may be made by anyone participating at the annual meeting of the Section, provided that such nominees are, both at the time of nomination and for a continuous period of one year prior to the nomination, Voting Members of the Section.
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.
Feel free to contact any member of the current Section Executive Committee or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Chair: David Eckberg
Chair-Elect: Jason Cruz
Secretary: Christopher Greene
Treasurer: Diane Lourdes Dick
Immediate Past Chair: Andrew Steen
Young Lawyer Liaison: Paul Barrera*
Board of Governors Liaison: Athan Papailiou*
Financial Institutions Committee
Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee
Legal Opinions Committee
Nonprofit Corporations Committee
Securities Law Committee
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 email@example.com. For more information and to get involved with the section, please contact Section Chair David Eckberg.