Updated: Nov. 20, 2020

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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Members-only Resources

Legislation

Publications & Newsletters


Announcements

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Securities-Based Crowdfunding Scorecard (Fall 2016)


Executive Committee

ChairDiane Lourdes Dick

Chair-ElectShaina Johnson

SecretaryAnnie Robertson

TreasurerChristina Catzoela

Immediate Past ChairJason Cruz

Prior Chairs

Young Lawyer LiaisonHarman Bual (2019-2021)

Board of Governors Liaison*: Bryn Peterson

At-Large Members
Jeff Hamilton
Steven Reilly


Section Committees

Communications Committee
Co-chairs: 
Laura Bloxham
Michael Hutchings
Eric 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

* Nonvoting members

All positions are for Fiscal Year 2020, except as otherwise indicated. 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 Diane Lourdes Dick.