Professional Biography

Andrew B. Moore Partner

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8649

    F +1.206.359.9649

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA 98101-3099

    +1.206.359.8649

    AMoore@perkinscoie.com

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Overview

Andrew Moore, a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice, focuses his practice on public offerings and corporate finance, securities regulation, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions. Andrew is a leader of the firm’s public companies group, regularly advising public companies on best corporate governance practices, disclosure matters and SEC compliance. He has a wide range of securities offering experience, including initial and follow-on public offerings, and shelf offerings of both debt and equity securities. His corporate clients include Adobe, Alliant Energy, Amazon.com, Avalara, Costco Wholesale Corporation, Idaho Power Company, Microsoft Corporation, Puget Sound Energy, Tronc and Zillow Inc.

Andrew is a co-author of The Public Company Handbook: A Corporate Governance and Disclosure Guide for Directors and Executives and a contributor to The Initial Public Offering Handbook: A Guide for Entrepreneurs, Executives, Directors and Private Investors (2008). He serves as a speaker for the National Investor Relations Institute on a variety of public company topics, including SEC disclosure, Regulations FD, G and M-A, and key issues in public company governance. Andrew also has extensive mergers and acquisitions experience, representing Puget Energy in its $7.4 billion sale, Microsoft in acquisitions, including the acquisitions of Yammer, Inc. and Nasdaq-listed Greenfield Online Inc., Amazon.com in its acquisitions, and Nasdaq-listed Zillow Inc. in its recent acquisitions of RentJuice, Mortech and Diverse Solutions.

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Ranked by Chambers & Best Lawyers

Named “Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America, 2020
Ranked by Chambers USA 11 years in a row

Professional Recognition

  • Named "Lawyer of the Year, Mergers and Acquisitions Law" by Best Lawyers in America, 2020
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America 2012 - 2022: Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • Ranked by Chambers USA, as “America’s Leading Business Lawyers", 2010 - 2021
  • Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine, “Washington's Super Lawyers", 2005, 2011 - 2020
  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Rising Stars of Washington Law", 2001 - 2020, 2004 - 2005
  • Recommended by The Legal 500: Industry Focus: M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: middle market (sub-$500m), 2015

Professional Leadership

  • University of Washington Business School, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Advisory Board, 2007
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Washington State Bar Association, Business Law Section

Community Involvement

  • Bellevue Boys and Girls Club, Board Member

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Education

  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1997, Editor-in-Chief, Seattle University Law Review
  • University of Washington, B.A., Business Administration, 1994