Professional Biography
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Lorri Anne Dunsmore Partner

Firmwide Co-Chair, Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice

  • Seattle

    D +1.206.359.8528

    F +1.206.359.9000

    Seattle

    1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900

    Seattle, WA

    +1.206.359.8528

    LDunsmore@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

NEWS

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications
  • 08.16.2016
    Federally Proposed Rules to Increase Tax Cost of Family-Entity Transfers
    Updates
    The federal government proposed sweeping new tax rules earlier this month that would dramatically affect family businesses, investment partnerships and other entities.
  • 10.13.2015
    Washington's Amended LLC Statute—Should You Amend Your LLC Agreement?
    Updates
    Washington state approved significant amendments to its Limited Liability Company Act earlier this year that will become effective on January 1, 2016.
  • 10.08.2014
    A Business Plan For Your Life (And Your Death)
    Attorney Publications
    A great estate plan is like a business plan for yourself and those most important to you. Just as a business plan is a road map to long-term success, an estate plan is a road map to achieving peace of mind for your family and perhaps even your business partners.
  • 02.06.2013
    Private Foundations
    Attorney Publications
    A private foundation is often the vehicle of choice for donors who want to ensure that their charitable goals are realized. The private foundation is particularly attractive because it allows a donor and members of the donor’s family to be involved in the foundation’s management and administration. The features that make private foundations popular with many donors will be explored in the following Update that provides both a general overview of private foundations, as well as a discussion of their advantages, entity structures, types, special rules, tax deductions, and planning and funding considerations.
  • 10.25.2012
    Scammers Illegally Soliciting Business Information
    Updates
    This is an alert to our clients regarding fraudulent offers of business filing services.  Scammers are using criminal tactics to solicit information about your corporation, partnership, limited liability company and other business entities by offering to file documents with the secretary of state on your behalf. 
Presentations
  • 10.28.2016
    Speaking Engagements
    Nonprofit Law Institute / Seattle, WA
  • 11.12.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Wayfind CLE / Seattle, WA
  • 11.02.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Perkins Coie LLP / Settle, WA
  • 10.14.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Perkins Coie LLP / Settle, WA
  • 06.22.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    The Secretary of State's Charity Education Program / Cashmere, WA
  • 06.15.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    State of Washington Dept. of Labor & Industries / Tumwater, WA
  • 04.22.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Perkins Coie LLP / Settle, WA
  • 03.06.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Office of the Secretary of State Corporations & Charities Division / Ellensburg, WA
  • 02.24.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Tukwila Community Center / Tukwila, WA 
  • 01.29.2015
    Speaking Engagements
    Seattle 4 Fellowship Committee Event / Rotary Club of Settle
  • 06.20.2014
    Speaking Engagements
    Office of the Secretary of State Corporations & Charities Division / Friday Harbor, WA
  • 06.04.2014
    Speaking Engagements
    Office of the Secretary of State Corporations & Charities Division / Spokane, WA
  • 06.02.2014
    Speaking Engagements
    Office of the Secretary of State Charities Program Symposium
  • 04.07.2014
    Speaking Engagements
    Office of the Secretary of State Charities Program Symposium
  • 11.08.2013
    Speaking Engagements
    Nonprofit and Charity Education Symposium
    Comcast Arena / Everett, WA
  • 09.06.2013
    Speaking Engagements
    Nonprofit and Charity Education Symposium
    Walla Walla Community College / Walla Walla, WA
  • 04.22.2013
    Speaking Engagements
    Nonprofit and Charity Education Symposium 
    Cowlitz Regional Conference Center / Longview, WA 
  • 02.22.2013
    Speaking Engagements
    Nonprofit and Charity Education Symposium / Ocean Shores, WA
  • 09.16.2011
    Speaking Engagements
    Secretary of State Training Session
  • 07.12.2011
    Speaking Engagements
    Secretary of State Training Session
  • 03.17.2011
    Speaking Engagements
    Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations
  • 09.07.2010
    Speaking Engagements
    3rd Annual Not-for-profit Board Governance Conference, Clark Nuber Seminar
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RELATED INFORMATION

Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington

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

  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • University of Nebraska College of Law, J.D.,
    Order of the Coif
    , 1987,
    Executive Editor, Nebraska Law Review
  • Chadron State College, B.A., Criminal Justice, Psychology and Guidance,
    with high distinction
    , 1984
  • Creighton University

Highlights

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