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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.

  • Patents and Intellectual Property

    Inter Partes Review Turns Three

    When inter partes review (IPR) emerged with the America Invents Act in September 2012, few people anticipated it would become the preferred technique for challenging the validity of a patent that it is today.

    Read an analysis of the IPR numbers and key issues and learn practical tips for IPR strategies in Perkins Coie’s proprietary IPR@3 Report.

    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.
Featured Videos



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. 



Presidential Memorandum on Natural Resources Mitigation Policy: Avoid, Minimize and Compensate
President Barack Obama recently ordered the heads of five federal agencies to develop further agency-wide approaches for mitigating impacts on natural resources.
Proxy Access Update—Preparing for the 2016 Proxy Season
Proxy access predominated corporate governance issues for the 2015 proxy season, with over 100 proposals submitted on the topic, compared to 18 in 2014.
FTC Theory of Unrealized Consumer Injury Rejected in LabMD Data Security Case
In what could be a major setback for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the data security arena, an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) has ruled that an unfairness claim brought by the FTC under Section 5 of the FTC Act requires a showing that substantial injury to consumers is probable, not merely possible, when there is no evidence of actual consumer injury.