Updated: Oct. 5, 2018

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.

Annual Report
Info Sheet
Prior Chairs
Third-Party Legal Opinions

Members-only Resources

Publications & Newsletters


Fall 2018 Newsletter
Spring 2018 Newsletter
Securities-Based Crowdfunding Scorecard (Fall 2016)

Executive Committee

ChairDavid Eckberg
Chair-ElectJason Cruz
SecretaryChristopher Greene
TreasurerDiane Lourdes Dick
Immediate Past ChairAndrew Steen
Young Lawyer Liaison: Paul Barrera*
BOG Liaison: TBD*

Members At-Large

Steven Reilly
James Wriston

Section Committees

Communications Committee Chair: Deirdre Glynn Levin
Corporate Act Revision Committee Co-Chairs
Michael Hutchings & Eric A. DeJong
Financial Institutions Committee ChairJoan E. Robinson
Law of Commerce in Cyberspace Committee Chair: Alex Modelski
Legal Opinions Committee ChairScott MacCormack
Nonprofit Corporations Committee ChairJudith Andrews
Partnerships and LLC Law Committee Co-ChairsElisabeth Yandell McNeil & Doug Batey
Securities Law Committee ChairMark Beatty
Uniform Commercial Code Committee Co-chairsGregory FoxMark Patterson

*Non-voting members

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

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.