Mark Schwarz, an experienced tax litigator and business advisor, has joined the law offices of Helsell Fetterman in Seattle.
Local magazine, Seattle Metropolitan, published a comprehensive list of top lawyers in Washington state. The report, compiled by Thomson Reuters, includes attorneys cited for peer recognition and professional achievement.
Helsell Fetterman’s Laura Hoexter was again named one of the three best lawyers by the readers of 425 Magazine.
Llew Pritchard has been recognized with the prestigious Judge Learned Hand Human Relations Award by the American Jewish Committee.
Benjamin Nivison, an experienced commercial litigator, joins the law offices of Helsell Fetterman in Seattle.
Washington Super Lawyers are chosen in a rigorous, multi-phased selection process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. This year six attorneys at Helsell Fetterman achieved this outstanding recognition.
No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in Washington state are named Rising Stars. The candidates must be aged 40 or younger or in practice for ten years or less. In 2011, two Helsell attorneys were named Rising Stars.
Recent rulings mean that registered domestic partners in community property states have to file income taxes in a different way this year. Laura Hoexter provided insights on how these will impact registered domestic partners.
Pride Foundation and Lambda Legal co-hosted a tax and financial planning seminar about recent IRS changes to the rules on community property for same-sex couples in Washington state.
The law offices of Helsell Fetterman in Seattle added Kameron Kirkevold to the Elder Law group.