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James Sanders Partner

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8681

    F +1.206.359.9681

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA

    +1.206.359.8681

    JSanders@perkinscoie.com

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  • 10.25.2017
    Perkins Coie Represents Potlatch in Definitive Merger Agreement With Deltic Timber
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie represented Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH), real estate investment trust with approximately 1.4 million acres of timberland in Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Minnesota and Mississippi, in its all-stock definitive merger agreement with Deltic Timber Corporation (NYSE:DEL), a natural resources company focused on the efficient and environmentally responsible management of its land holdings, to create a leading domestic timberland owner and top-tier lumber manufacturer.
  • 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®.
  • 08.15.2016
    Best Lawyers® 2017 Recognizes 252 Perkins Coie Attorneys
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 252 of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers In America®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
  • 06.20.2016
    Perkins Coie Represented Weyerhaeuser in $285 Million Sale of Liquid Packaging Board Business to Nippon
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie acted as outside counsel to Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE: WY), one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, in its agreement to sell its liquid packaging board business to Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd., a Japanese paper manufacturing company, for $285 million in cash.
  • 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.
  • 12.17.2014
    Perkins Coie Represents Big Fish Games in Sale to Churchill Downs
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie represented Big Fish Games, Inc., one of the world's largest producers and distributors of casual mobile and online games, in its acquisition by Churchill Downs Incorporated (NASDAQ: CHDN), owner and operator of the world-renowned Churchill Downs Racetrack, as well as other racetrack, casino and online properties.
  • 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.
  • 12.10.2012
    Perkins Coie Represents Intermec in Acquisition by Honeywell International
    Press Releases
    Perkins Coie represented Intermec, Inc. (NYS: IN), a leading provider of data capture and information management solutions, in its acquisition by Honeywell International Inc. (NYS: HON). The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately $600 million, net of debt and cash acquired.
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Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

Education

  • The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1994
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Rhetoric,
    with high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
    , 1991