Perkins Coie is committed to advancing our diverse lawyers into meaningful leadership roles throughout our firm. Listed below are attorneys who hold leadership positions as heads of practice groups, industry groups and offices, as well as those who serve on firmwide committees.

Louise Adamson
Community Service Committee
Advisory Committee

 

  Image of Karin AldamaKarin Aldama
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee
Hiring Committee
Summer Associate Committee
Shylah Alfonso
Partner Compensation Committee (Chair) 
Strategic Diversity Committee
Antitrust & Unfair Competition Litigation (Subgroup Chair)
  Pam Anderson
Energy (Industry Group Leader)
Government Relations Committee
Contributions Committee
Elizabeth Banzhoff
Associate & Counsel Committee
 

Cecily Barclay
Firmwide Executive Committee
Real Estate & Land Use Practice (Practice Group Co-Chair)

Donna Barnett
Hiring Committee
Summer Associate Committee
  Danielle Benderly
Strategic Diversity Committee (Chair)
Portland Diversity Committee (Chair)
Photo of Debra BernardDebra Bernard
Professional Standards Committee
Strategic Diversity Committee
  Photo of Susan BetcherSusan Betcher
Clean Technology (Industry Group Leader)
Image of David Biderman David Biderman
Consumer Lending (Industry Group Leader)
Food Litigation (Industry Group Leader)
  Shannon Bloodworth
Partner Compensation Committee
Intellectual Property (Practice Group Co-Chair)
Image of Jeannil Boji Jeannil Boji
Hiring Committee
  Image of Miguel Bombach Miguel Bombach
Associate & Counsel Committee

Aria C. Branch
African American/Black Affinity Group (Co-Chair)

  Dori Brewer
Food & Beverage (Industry Group Leader)
Fiona Brophy
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital (Subgroup Co-Chair)
Partner Compensation Committee 
Strategic Client Issues Committee
 

Alisha C. Burgin
Women of Color Affinity Group (Co-Chair)

 

Image of Crystal Canterbury Crystal Canterbury
Associate & Counsel Committee
  Image of Caitlin Carey Caitlin Carey
Associate & Counsel Committee
Image for Sheree Carson Sheree Carson
Partner Compensation Resource Committee
  Sara Chenetz
Billing & Collections Committee (Chair)
Contingent Fee Committee
Vivek Chopra
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee
Strategic Diversity Committee
 

Barak Cohen
Senior Counsel Compensation Committee
Veterans Affinity Group (Chair)

Ulrike Connelly
Parents Affinity Group (Chair)
  Sarah Crooks
Strategic Client Issues Committee
Class Action Defense (Subgroup Chair)
Office Managing Partner, Portland 
 Tiffany Cunningham
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee 
Lateral Partner Committee
Chicago Diversity Committee (Chair)
  Susan Daley
Tax Benefits & Compensation (Subgroup Chair)
Jonesh Daryanani
Hiring Committee
Summer Associate Committee
Office Managing Partner, Los Angeles
  David Dedyo
Legal Opinion Committee
Katherine Dugdale
Contingent Fee Committee
  Image of Erin EarlErin Earl
Associate & Counsel Committee
Jessica Everett-Garcia
Partner Compensation Committee
Office Managing Partner, Phoenix
  Image of Nick FerrerNick Ferrer
Mergers & Acquisitions (Subgroup Co-Chair)
Rajendra Gangadean
Legal Opinion Committee
  Alexander Garcia
Paralegal Committee
Javier Garcia
Latina/o Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Strategic Diversity Committee
  Sarah Gillstrom
Hiring Committee 
Summer Associate Committee
Image of LaDale GeorgeLaDale George
Senior Counsel Compensation Committee
  Danielle Githens 
Paralegal Committee
Legal Opinion Committee
Image of Paula GoodwinPaula Goodwin
Pro Bono Committee
  Rebecca Gordon
Professional Standards Committee
Image for Matthew GrayMatthew Gray
Land Development (Industry Group Leader) 
  Lynne Graybeal
Arts, Entertainment, Sports (Industry Group Co-Leader)
Marcelo Halpern
Technology Transactions & Privacy (Subgroup Co-Chair)
  Daphne Higgs
Lateral Partner Committee 
Strategic Diversity Committee 
Women of Color Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Palo Alto Local Diversity Committee (Chair)
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee
Paul Hirose
Asian Pacific Islander Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
  Dennis Hopkins
Professional Standards Committee
New York Diversity Committee (Chair)
Mary Rose Hughes
Retirement Committee
  Image of Julie HusseyJulie Hussey
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee
Partner Compensation Committee
San Diego Local Diversity Committee (Chair)
Lindsay Jewell
Summer Associate Committee
  Jamie Nicole Johnson
LGBT Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Image of LeAnn Johnson KochLeAnn Johnson-Koch
Billing & Collections Committee
  Angela Jones
Summer Associate Committee 
Professional Standards Committee
Joshua Kaul
Community Service Committee
  Kate Keane
Hiring Committee 
Summer Associate Committee
Image of Deborah KennedyDeborah (Gutfeld) Kennedy
Legal Opinion Committee
  Steve Koh
Firmwide Executive Committee
International Arbitration (Subgroup Chair)
Lauren Kulpa
Associate & Counsel Committee
  David Larsen
LGBT Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Paralegal Committee
J. Bates Larson
Professional Standards Committee
  Teri Lindquist
Legal Opinion Committee
Jose Lopez
Strategic Diversity Committee
   Allan Low
Asian Pacific Islander Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Contributions Committee
I. Bobby Majumder
Office Managing Partner, Dallas
  Erika Malmen
Forest Products (Industry Group Leader)
Image of Julia MarkleyJulia Markley
Firmwide Executive Committee 
Pro Bono Committee (Chair)
  Image of Winfield MartinWinfield Martin
Associate & Counsel Committee
Image of Karen McGaffeyKaren McGaffey
Environment, Energy & Resources (Practice Group Co-Chair)
Attorney Development Committee (Chair)  
Energy (Industry Group Leader)
PCC Research Committee
  Lisa McGimpsey
Corporate (Practice Group Co-Chair)
Attorney Development Committee 
Circular 230 Compliance Committee
Jaclyn McNally
Community Service Committee (Chair)
Partner Compensation Committee
Real Estate & Land Use Practice (Practice Group Co-Chair)
  Luis Mejia
Contributions Committee 
Government Relations Committee
Justin Moon
Hiring Committee
Strategic Diversity Committee
  Kelly Moser
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee
Tina Moss
Firmwide Executive Committee
Women's Forum Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Strategic Diversity Committee
  Mary (Molly) Moynihan
Firmwide Management Committee
Firmwide Executive Committee
Audit Committee
W.B. Murphy
Partner Compensation Committee
  Autumn Nero
Summer Associate Committee
Contributions Committee
Hiring Committee
Madison Diversity Committee (Chair)
Image of Chun NgChun Ng
Semiconductor (Industry Group Leader)
  Lisa Oratz
Arts, Entertainment, Sports (Industry Group Co-Leader)
Kathleen O'Sullivan
Firmwide Executive Committee
Commercial Litigation Practice Group (Chair) 
 

Ann Marie Painter
Lateral Partner Committee 
Pro Bono Committee  
Partner Compensation Committee
Dallas Diversity Committee
Labor & Employment  (Practice Group Chair)

Image of Shiek PalKoushik (Shiek) Pal
Community Service Committee
  Lucy Park
Women of Color Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Image of Courtney PeckCourtney Peck
Community Service Committee
  Deborah Phillips
Associate & Counsel Evaluation Committee (Chair)
Attorney Development Committee 
Senior Counsel Compensation Committee
Hiring Committee (Chair)
Summer Associate Committee (Chair)
Strategic Diversity Committee
Pro Bono Committee
Associate & Counsel Subcommittee
Image of Courtney ProchnowCourtney Prochnow
Associate & Counsel Committee
  Image of Pravin RaoPravin Rao
Firmwide Executive Committee
Richard Ross
African American/Black Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Lateral Partner Committee (Chair)
Pro Bono Committee 
Strategic Diversity Committee
  Danielle Ryman
Pro Bono Committee
Anchorage Diversity Committee Chair
Image of John SchnurerJohn P. Schnurer
Office Co-Managing Partner, Taipei 
ITC Section 337 Actions (Subgroup Co-Chair)
  Barbara Schussman
Office Managing Partner, San Francisco
Mindy Sherman
Senior Counsel Compensation Committee (Chair)
  Amy Simpson
Patent Litigation (Subgroup Chair)
Ellen L. Smith
LGBT Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
  Liana Spendlove
Advisory Committee on Real Estate 
Legal Opinion Committee
Image of Bruce SpivaBruce Spiva 
Firmwide Executive Committee
Associate & Counsel Committee
  Evelyn Sroufe
Professional Standards Committee
Domingo Such
Family Office (Industry Group Leader)
  Christopher Sutton
Contributions Committee
Denver Diversity Committee (Chair)
Kara Tatman
Associate & Counsel Committee
  Phil Thompson
African American/Black Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
Community Service Committee
Image of Patrick ThompsonPatrick Thompson 
Contributions Committee
San Francisco Diversity Committee (Chair)
  Image of Charles TorresCharles Torres
Legal Opinion Committee
Jennifer Understahl 
Senior Housing (Industry Group Leader)
  Michelle Umberger
Firmwide Executive Committee 
Office Managing Partner, Madison
Professional Standards Committee
Linda Walton
Women's Forum Affinity Group (Co-Chair)
  James Williams
Partner Compensation Committee
Office Managing Partner, Seattle
Business Litigation (Subgroup Chair)
Seattle Diversity Committee Chair
Bobbie Wilson
Partner Compensation Subcommittee
  Kristine Wilson
Office Managing Partner, Bellevue