Lane Powell PC

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1420 Fifth Avenue, Ste. 4200
P.O. Box 91302
Seattle, WA 98111-1302, United States
Phone: 800.426.5801
Fax: 206.223.7107
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Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Criminal Law
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  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
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  • Oregon
  • Washington
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100+ Attorneys

IRS Rifles Through Cannabis Records

A federal judge in Colorado recently upheld a summons issued by the IRS to the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) of the Colorado Department of Revenue. Rifle Remedies, LLC v. U.S., 120 AFTR 2d 2017-5447, (DC CO), 10/26/2017…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

In Wake of Equifax Breach, Squatters Appear and Are Vanquished

On September 7, Equifax Inc. announced the cyber security breach that could potentially impact 100 million U.S. consumers. In addition to Equifax’s main website, Equifax.com, the company set up a dedicated website —…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Intellectual Property, International Law & Trade, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The Clock Is Ticking: Refile DMCA Designated Agent Registration by Dec. 31 or Lose Safe Harbor Benefits

If there is one thing you need to do by the end of the year, it is refiling your designated agent registration with the Copyright Office. The message from the Copyright Office is very clear — if you do not refile by December 31,…more
 /  Intellectual Property

A Year-End Summary of Recent Railroad Preemption Cases

Railroads have long defended certain state law tort claims in crossing accident and trespasser cases by invoking the doctrine of federal preemption. The past year is no exception. Although the discussion of the cases below is…more
 /  Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Consumer Protection, Personal Injury, Transportation

Forget Limes: Corona With WEED Is in the Pipeline

Constellation Brands Inc. — the company behind Corona beer — will invest nearly $200 million for a 9.9 percent stake in Canopy Growth Corporation, a publicly traded Canadian cannabis company, plus the right to acquire a greater…more
 /  Business Organizations

Toxic Tort Claims From Train Derailment: Fear of Cancer and Satisfaction of the Amount in Controversy Requirement

On August 28, 2017, the Third Circuit in Breeman v. Everingham (In re Paulsboro Derailment Cases) 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 16393, dismissed the plaintiff’s fear of cancer toxic tort claims arising out of an alleged injury from a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Toxic Torts, Transportation

Washington Paid Sick Leave Update: Top 10 Things Every Washington Employer Needs to Know Now

The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries has now published final regulations implementing Initiative 1433 — the new statewide paid sick leave law passed by the voters in November 2016. These regulations have been…more
 /  Business Organizations, Health, Labor & Employment Law

Pay Equity Update: California Jumps on Pay History Bandwagon

Earlier this month, we discussed Oregon’s new pay history ban, which became effective on October 6. On October 12, California enacted its own pay history ban, which prohibits all California employers from directly or indirectly…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

BREAKING NEWS — ERISA: DOL Publishes TODAY Proposed Rule to Delay Implementation of New ERISA Claims Regulations?

You already know that since December 2016 the United States Department of Labor (DOL) has been reworking regulations governing disability plan administration…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

First Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Claim That “Simply Point[ed] . . . to Omitted Details” of FDA Communications Without Pleading Misleading Statements, in Corban v. Sarepta Thereapeutics, Inc. (August 22, 2017)

The First Circuit recently affirmed dismissal of claims under Section 10(b) and Rule 10b-5 as failing to meet the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act’s standard for pleading scienter. Corban v. Sarepta Thereapeutics, Inc.,…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Third Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Plaintiffs’ Challenge to Risk Factors and Earnings Projections, in Williams v. Globus Medical, Inc. (July 28, 2017)

A recent Third Circuit opinion demonstrates the high bar that plaintiffs face when attempting to plead the falsity of two categories of statements: (1) risk factors alleged to be misleading because the warned-of risk had already…more
 /  Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

ERISA: Can a Court Invalidate the Social Security Offset Provision Because Benefits Were “Wrongfully Denied”?

You know that most ERISA plans, and most supporting insurance policies, have provisions that allow for an offset of Social Security disability benefits. Can the court invalidate these offset provisions because of…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance, Labor & Employment Law

Oregon’s Looming Pay History Ban: What Employers Should Do Now

Oregon’s new pay history inquiry ban becomes effective on October 6, 2017. This new prohibition, which is part of Oregon’s Equal Pay Act of 2017, restricts employers from obtaining or using pay history of applicants and…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Ninth Circuit Analyzes Statements Concerning FDA Feedback, in In re Atossa Genetics, Inc. Securities Litigation (August 18, 2017)

On August 18, 2017, a Ninth Circuit panel affirmed in part, reversed in part, and vacated in part the district court’s dismissal of the amended securities fraud class action complaint in In re Atossa Genetics, Inc. Securities…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Don’t Be the Next Headline: Protect Your Company’s Trade Secrets!

WITH UNCERTAINTY SURROUNDING PATENT LAW in the middle of this tech boom, it’s no surprise that legal headlines continue to highlight jury verdicts and court orders awarding millions of dollars for trade secret theft. When…more
 /  Business Organizations, Intellectual Property, Privacy
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