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David C. Clarke Partner

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8612

    F +1.206.359.9612

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA

    +1.206.359.8612

    DClarke@perkinscoie.com

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  • 05.03.2018
    Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms in 2018 Chambers USA
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States. For 2018, the firm is recognized in 51 practice areas and 130 individual attorneys were also recognized.
  • 08.15.2017
    Best Lawyers® 2018 Recognizes 281 Perkins Coie Attorneys
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 281 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.
  • 08.15.2017
    35 Perkins Coie Attorneys Named 2018 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 35 of its attorneys have been named 2018 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®.
  • 05.26.2017
    Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms In 2017 Chambers USA
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States. For 2017, the firm is recognized in 40 practice areas and 131 individual attorneys were recognized.
  • 05.27.2016
    Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms in 2016 Chambers USA
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States. For 2016, the firm is recognized in 37 practice areas and 127 individual attorneys were recognized.
  • 08.17.2015
    Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 245 Perkins Coie Attorneys
    Press Releases
    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.
  • 05.19.2015
    Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms in 2015 Chambers USA
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has again been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as one of the top law firms in the United States.
  • 04.22.2015
    Perkins Coie Represents RootMetrics In Its Acquisition By IHS
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie represented RootMetrics, a leading mobile networks analytics firm that offers insights into the mobile user experience, in its acquisition by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of insight, analytics and expertise in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape.
  • 03.11.2015
    Perkins Coie Represents Z2Live in Acquisition by King Digital
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie represented Z2Live, Inc., a mobile game development company backed by Madrona Venture Group and Draper Fisher Jurvetson, in its acquisition by King Digital Entertainment plc (NYSE: KING), a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world.
  • 02.11.2015
    Three Perkins Coie Partners Named Among The BTI Client Service All Stars 2015
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that Craig Boggs, David Clarke and Chuck Samel were named among the 354 attorneys named by BTI Consulting to its list of Client Service All Stars 2015 as “the individuals clients think of - and turn to - first” because “they service clients better than anyone and everyone.”
  • 08.27.2014
    30 Perkins Coie Attorneys Named 2015 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 30 of its attorneys have been named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
  • 08.18.2014
    Best Lawyers® 2015 Recognizes 221 Perkins Coie Attorneys
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 221 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®,  the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
  • 06.13.2014
    23 Perkins Coie Attorneys Named Lawyers of The Year By Best Lawyers®
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 23 of its attorneys have been named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
  • 08.21.2013
    Best Lawyers 2014 Recognizes 206 Perkins Coie Attorneys
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 206 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®.
  • 09.12.2012
    197 Perkins Coie Lawyers Recognized In 2013 Best Lawyers
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 197 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.  Thirty-five attorneys were listed this year for the first time, representing a 22 percent increase in the number of Perkins Coie attorneys who appeared in the 2012 edition.
  • 08.31.2011
    The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 163 Perkins Coie Lawyers
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 163 of its attorneys throughout the country were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
  • 03.01.2011
    Perkins Coie Named Among Top Firms in Chambers USA 2011
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie proudly announces that once again it has been ranked by Chambers & Partners, publishers of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, as a top law firm in the United States.
  • 08.13.2010
    The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 143 Perkins Coie Lawyers
    Press Releases

    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 143 of its attorneys throughout the country were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America (Copyright 2010 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).

  • 07.08.2010
    Perkins Coie's Retail Group Ranked #1 Nationally by Chambers USA
    General News
    In its 2010 edition of Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners ranked Perkins Coie's Retail & Consumer Products industry group in the #1 band nationally. The group has received this distinction each year since Chambers began ranking practices in this area. Noting the group's broad reach, Chambers described the group as "well equipped to advise on the full range of retail and consumer-related matters." "The firm is making real progress in this arena. It is quite possibly the leader of the e-commerce market at the moment," sources were quoted as saying in the listing.
  • 06.09.2010
    90 Perkins Coie Attorneys Named Super Lawyers
    Press Releases
    Ninety Perkins Coie attorneys have been honored by their peers as "Washington Super Lawyers" for 2010. Nine were named to the Top 100 list and four were named to the Top 50 Women list. The list of Super Lawyers is published in the June edition of Washington Law & Politics magazine.
  • 08.03.2009
    The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 141 Perkins Coie Lawyers
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 141 of its attorneys across the country were selected for inclusion in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers of America.
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    One of the clear themes from Perkins Coie’s 2018 Augmented and Virtual Reality Survey—especially in comparing the results with our inaugural survey in late 2016—was that the industry is growing and, at the same time, encountering new obstacles. Industry insiders responding to the survey—which included startup founders,…
  • Surprise! Interns are Likely Employees.
    As the summer quickly approaches, it’s the time of year that many employers consider hiring an intern for the summer.  Start-up companies may view this as an opportunity to hire students as “cheap” or “free” labor.  Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about unpaid interns.  The…
  • The Delaware Franchise Tax: Don’t Freak Out
    Within the next few weeks, corporations incorporated under the law of Delaware will receive ominous notices from their registered agents or the Delaware Divisions of Corporations advising such corporations of their annual obligation pay the their Delaware Franchise Tax. Save for “83(b) elections,” “scalability” and “valuation”, no…
  • Proposed International Entrepreneur Rule Gives Startup Founders Temporary Stay in U.S.
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing to grant work authorization to foreign entrepreneurs who raise substantial capital for companies they start. USCIS estimates some 3,000 foreign entrepreneurs may qualify annually. USCIS expects this new proposal to create jobs, facilitate research and development and increase innovation…
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