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    Equal Justice: Capital Punishment

    Our commitment to equal justice is a core firm value. The American Bar Association recognized Perkins Coie with its 2015 Exceptional Service Award for Death Penalty Representation for our extended post-conviction defense of death row prisoners.

    Learn more about our high-impact pro bono work.

  • Cryptosecurity Plans First Digital Security Offering

    Perkins Coie is proud to represent in the first SEC-registered public offering of digital securities.

    Learn more about our leading virtual currencies and capital markets capabilities.

  • Privacy & Security
    New TCPA Rules for Business Calling
    Wondering how your company is affected by the FCC’s newly issued Telephone Consumer Protection Rights Act Declaratory Ruling and Order? We cover the good, the bad and the ugly of the order, which addresses autodialing, robotexts, consent and more, in this client update.
    The Holiday Countdown Begins!
    To help retailers prepare for the 2015 holiday season, we kick off our annual Wrapping Paper series with an early analysis of the retail landscape, “Can This Holiday Be Saved?

    Access the complete Wrapping Paper series.
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35 Perkins Coie Attorneys Named 2016 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 35 of its attorneys have been named 2016 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 245 Perkins Coie Attorneys
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 245 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession; a more than 10 percent increase over the 221 firm attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in the 2015 edition.
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. 



NLRB’s Expanded “Joint Employers” Test: The Employers’ Perspective
The decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) last week in BFI Newby Island Recyclery expands the circumstances in which two otherwise separate and independent employers may be found to be joint employers of a group of workers. 
The Ninth Circuit Holds Transfer of Water in Klamath River Basin Does Not Require Clean Water Act NPDES Permit
On August 21, 2015, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed an Oregon district court’s ruling that a Clean Water Act National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit is not required for the discharge of water from one water body to another.
California Makes it Easier to Transfer Insurance Coverage Rights
August 20, 2015, the California Supreme Court ruled in Fluor Corp. v. Superior Court, No. S205889, 2015 WL4938295 (Cal. 2015), that an insurer is precluded from refusing to honor an insured’s assignment of rights for past losses that occurred during the policy period.