Professional Biography

Cara Wallace Associate

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.3097

    F +1.206.359.9000

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA 98101-3099

    +1.206.359.3097

    CWallace@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Cara Wallace assists clients with commercial disputes, involving business torts, intellectual property, unfair competition, the False Claims Act and commercial contracts. She has experience providing pre-litigation counseling, managing e-discovery, engaging in motions practice and developing trial strategy. Cara has represented clients in state and federal court, judicial hearings, private mediation and at trial.

Before practicing law, Cara worked in selective college admissions and for a tribal government.  She is Navajo and Haida, and a citizen of Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska and Ketchikan Indian Community.

Related Employment

  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, Tucson, AZ, Research Assistant to Barak Orbach, 2013 - 2015
  • Perkins Coie, LLP, Seattle, WA, Summer Associate, 2014
  • U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Assistant Secretary–Indian Affairs, Washington, D.C., Udall Foundation Congressional Intern, 2013

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  • Washington

Education

  • University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., 2015, Editor-in-Chief, Arizona Law Review
  • Dartmouth College, A.B., Government; Native American Studies, 2004