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CH& Attorneys Attend The Schoolhouse District – Official Groundbreaking Ceremony

June 2019 | News & Press |

Our team’s ability to understand the needs of our clients and our depth of experience in complex real estate financing and structure allowed us to successfully support MainStreet Property Group.

Cairncross & Hempelmann Lawyers Named to 2019 Washington Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists

June 2019 | News & Press |

CH&’s bankruptcy attorney John Rizzardi and business litigation attorney Stephen VanDerhoef were once again selected to the Washington Super Lawyers Top 100 list. The complete list of CH& attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers is below.

CH& Attorneys Attend the Mackrell Americas West Coast Next Generation Meeting in Los Angeles

June 2019 | News & Press |

This meeting unites next generation lawyers who are members of Mackrell International from across the country to discuss professional development and business development opportunities in an interactive manner to develop relationships and benefit from one another’s expertise.

CH& Attorney Lindsey Pflugrath Moderates Bisnow’s “Seattle Office Summit”

June 2019 | News & Press |

This forum will focus on the current state of office investment and development across Seattle and the future of the office itself.

Client Alert: New Real Estate Excise Tax Rules to Take Effect January 1, 2020

June 2019 | Client Alerts |

On May 21, 2019, Governor Inslee signed the recently passed Washington State Senate Bill 5998 (“SB 5998”), which will impose new rates and rules for real estate excise taxes (“REET”) in Washington State beginning January 1, 2020.

Client Alert: Washington State Legislature Passes Law Tightening Restrictions on Noncompete Agreements

June 2019 | Client Alerts |

The Washington State Legislature has passed a new Bill that restricts noncompete agreements. The Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1450 (“ESHB 1450” or the “Noncompete Bill”), ratified by Governor Inslee on May 8, 2019, places new parameters on noncompete agreements. The law will go into effect on January 1, 2020.

CH& Represents Dick’s Drive-In in Its Recent Success with Sound Transit’s Light Rail Maintenance Base in Kent

June 2019 | News & Press |

Representing Dick’s Drive-In and a coalition of property owners, CH& attorney John Hempelmann attended the recent Sound Transit Board meeting which voted 15-2 in favor of removing the Kent Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) properties, including Dick’s Drive-In, from sites to be studied for the 30-acre Operations and Maintenance Facility.

Cairncross & Hempelmann Welcomes Six New Attorneys and Expands Construction and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice

May 2019 | News & Press |

“We are very pleased to welcome this group to Cairncross & Hempelmann,” said Matt Hanna, Managing Partner of Cairncross & Hempelmann. “We have been intentional in the growth of our firm as well as the growth of our litigation practice, all with a focus on better serving our clients.