01/10/2020 posted by CH&
Cairncross & Hempelmann (CH&), a Seattle-based, full-service law firm, is pleased to announce Binah B. Yeung as its newest partner, effective January 1, 2020. “Binah has demonstrated a deep …
11/01/2019 posted by CH&
Cairncross & Hempelmann is pleased to announce that it is nationally ranked in 3 practice areas and regionally ranked in 11 practice areas in the 2020 U.S. News …
11/25/2019 posted by CH&
Effective January 1, 2020: Exempt employees that earn less than $35,568 per year will be entitled to overtime under the new U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) “overtime …
12/10/2019 posted by CH&
Cairncross & Hempelmann attorney John Hempelmann moderates two panels at the Bisnow “The Future of the Eastside” Conference. This conference will discuss the $2.3B eastbound extension of the Sound …
11/15/2019 posted by CH&
Cairncross & Hempelmann attorney Kirsten Daniels presents “Risky Business: Navigating the Ever-Changing Landscape of Employment Law” at Washington Society of CPAs’ Construction Industry Conference. The Washington Society of CPAs is …
04/25/2016 posted by Bryce Counts
In the world of venture capital financing, one of the most important terms, behind price/valuation, is liquidation preference. As a startup company founder, having a solid understanding of liquidation preference is incredibly important, as it could mean the difference between whether or not you collect any proceeds from a sale of your company.
04/13/2016 posted by Ben Ellison
Pacific Sun, commonly referred to as “PacSun” by California surfers and 90’s kids, is in financial distress. The trendy skate and surf shop with 600 stores nationwide is just one of many retailers that overestimated consumer demand and expanded too quickly.
02/23/2016 posted by Kirsten Daniels
In a surprising decision, on Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit validated the 2011 Rule by the United States Department of Labor (DOL) prohibiting tip pooling programs that include “back of the house” employees and other workers who are not customarily and regularly tipped (e.g., cooks, dishwashers).
01/08/2019 posted by Eric Christensen
CH& has determined that Property-Assessed Clean Energy (“PACE”) legislation can be adopted in Washington without violating the Washington Constitution’s prohibitions against gifts of public funds and lending of public credit.