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  • White Collar & Investigations
    Chief Compliance Officers on SEC’s Radar

    As the SEC enforcement actions against CCOs are on the
    rise, what is the best way to prevent unwanted regulatory
    scrutiny? Learn risk-reduction actions to take now from a
    former SEC chief litigation counsel.

    Drone Law Takes Flight

    What was legal and permissible in unmanned aerial vehicles
    last year may no longer apply. On the privacy front, Perkins Coie’s Unmanned Vehicle Systems industry group participated at every stage of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s development of newly adopted privacy best practices.

    More about new drone use privacy best practices

     Learn more in our Client Update, FAA’s New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft

  • Emerging Companies & Venture Capital

    Promoting Gender Equality
    in Business Leadership

    To help make equality in business leadership a reality,
    Perkins Coie proudly launches Le[a]dBetter, an innovative
    program that supports startups with women in senior
    executive roles.  LEARN MORE
    U.S. Supreme Court Decides 8-0 with Perkins Coie in Virginia Voting Rights Case
    Perkins Coie secured a unanimous victory in the U.S. Supreme Court, cementing a district court win for several Virginia voters finding the state’s 3rd Congressional District to be an unconstitutional racial gerrymander.

    Read more

    Playing by the Rules:
    The Lobbying Manual

    Perkins Coie’s Corporate Political Law attorneys share their authoritative knowledge in The Lobbying Manual: A Complete Guide to Federal Lobbying Law and Practice. The newly updated fifth edition, co-edited by a Perkins Coie partner and featuring numerous chapters authored by other firm lawyers, is the definitive legal reference for companies that interact with the federal government. It includes in-depth treatment of lobbying regulations, gift rules and campaign finance law. Read more about our Political Law practice and The Lobbying Manual.

  • Aviation & Transportation

    Salute to Boeing:
    A Great Company and Great Client

    For the past 100 years, The Boeing Company has made aviation and aerospace dreams a reality.  We thank Boeing for the opportunity to be one of its counsel and join in celebrating its milestone anniversary.
Featured Videos



Controversy Over Interior’s Trust Authority in Alaska Remains Unresolved
A majority panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently dismissed the State of Alaska’s challenge to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior’s authority to acquire land in trust for Alaska tribes on the ground that the state’s challenge is moot.
Perkins Coie Marks 14 years on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies To Work For® List
Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named among the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies To Work For® for the 14th consecutive year. This year the firm ranks 37 an improvement over last year’s ranking of 46.
The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives - New Edition
Our just-released fifth edition of The Public Company Handbook:  A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives, provides a “plain English” guide for directors, officers and other executives seeking to familiarize themselves with legal and other board and management issues facing public or soon-to-be-public companies.
Perkins Coie Announces 2016 Partner Class
Perkins Coie announced that 22 counsel and senior counsel have been promoted to partner.



New IRS Notification Requirement for Certain 501(c)(4)s
The IRS published temporary proposed regulations on July 12, 2016 that will impact all 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations formed after July 8, 2016.
Data Breach Incident Response: 5 Questions to Ask and New Laws to Know Now
The spring legislative sessions this year brought a now-familiar round of revisions to data breach notification laws, with states broadening their laws in often divergent ways.
Ninth Circuit Rules Tribal Treaty Rights Obligate State to Ensure Harvestable Fish Are Available
Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that the state of Washington violated tribal treaty obligations by building and maintaining barrier culverts that block 1,000 linear miles of streams suitable for salmon habitat.
Recent Court Cases Interpreting “Reverse Payments” Post-Actavis
Patent settlement agreements were traditionally deemed outside the purview of antitrust scrutiny unless the patent holder’s conduct fell outside the legitimate scope of the patent’s exclusionary power.