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    Uniquely Qualified in Voting Rights

    A major barrier to minority voting led to an unprecedented challenge in Washington and a Perkins Coie pro bono team was uniquely qualified to make a difference.

    Find out how we helped to change one city’s election system in the pro bono report.  More about our voting rights work.

  • Wences Casares,
    Founder & CEO, Xapo
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    Legal and regulatory developments related to virtual currencies emerge on a near daily basis. Perkins Coie's CoinLaw app places commentary and resources regarding these developments at your fingertips. Learn more at our Virtual Currencies page.
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    Are You Prepared for a Security Breach?
    Knowing the prevailing state laws is a must-have BEFORE a breach occurs. Perkins Coie offers a comprehensive chart summarizing state laws dealing with security breach notifications. Lawyers, compliance professionals and business owners use it as a great resource to prepare for and respond to data breaches.

    Check out the Security Breach Notification Chart here.
    Solar Power Play

    When a lawsuit threatened the future of Ivanpah, the world’s largest concentrated solar facility, we fought to keep the lights on.

    Read more
    about our work in renewable energy and clean technology.

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Perkins Coie’s Marc Elias Featured on MSNBC’s Hardball
Perkins Coie Partner Marc Elias appeared on the June 3 MSNBC program Hardball with Chris Matthews in a segment called “Fight for the Right to Vote”.  Watch it here. 
Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms in 2015 Chambers USA
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States.
Perkins Coie Launches Asset Management ADVocate
Perkins Coie is proud to announce the launch of Asset Management ADVocate, a new blog that provides unique analysis and insight into legal developments affecting asset managers in the United States.



DOL’s Proposed Extension of Overtime Pay Will Have Vast Impact
President Barack Obama issued a memorandum in March 2014 that directed U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to “modernize and streamline” the regulations on exemptions from the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime pay requirements.  On June 30, 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would substantially narrow the scope of these exemptions, requiring the reclassification of a large number of employees.
Trade Laws Promise New Opportunities for U.S. Businesses
President Obama signed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) into law this week. TPA permits the Obama administration to submit free trade agreements (FTAs) to Congress for a simple yes-or-no vote, without amendment.
Impact of Supreme Court’s Strike Down of EPA’s MATS Rule

Yesterday, the Supreme Court, in Michigan v. EPA, struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s rule limiting the amount of mercury and air toxics (MATS) emitted by coal- and oil-fired power plants.