Professional Experience

Chris focuses his practice in the areas of business and tax law.  Prior to joining Helsell Fetterman, Chris was an associate at another Seattle law firm, focusing on business transactions and tax controversies.  Chris delivers a broad range of transactional legal services to individuals, family-owned businesses, and closely held corporations.  He counsels businesses throughout their lifecycle, from formation, corporation governance, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships, to reorganizations, asset and equity transfers, and sale. Chris also represents clients in matters with the Internal Revenue Service, Washington State Department of Revenue, and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Chris grew up in Shanghai, China.  He moved to the U.S. for his undergraduate degree at Purdue University.  Chris earned his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law and his LL.M in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law.

Outside of work, Chris enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his family and friends.

Professional Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Bar, 2016


  • Mandarin
谢律师的执业方向是商法与税法领域。在加入 Helsell Fetterman 之前,谢律师曾任职于另一家西雅图知名律师事务所从事商业交易和税务争议事务。谢律师为个人与企业提供全面广泛的商务和税务法律服务,包括公司组建、收购、企业重组、资产和股权转让以及税务规划和涉税争议处理等。谢律师在房地产税务实务、税务稽查抗辩和税务行政复议等领域拥有丰富的执业经验,能为客户应对和美国国税局、华盛顿州税务局和美国司法部等行政部门的税务纠纷问题。