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Julia Abelev

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7111 | abelevj@lanepowell.com

Areas of Practice

Julia Abelev focuses her practice on corporate and transactional matters, with particular emphasis on intellectual property management, mergers, corporate governance and general corporate counseling. She regularly advises nonprofit corporations on governance and strategic planning. Julia also utilizes her litigation background in the areas of construction and commercial law, as well as her transactional background in real estate purchases and land use regulations.

Professional Experience

  • Lane Powell PC, Summer Associate (2012)
  • King County Superior Court, Legal Intern to Judge Bruce E. Heller (2011)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington

Academics

  • University of Virginia School of Law (J.D.)
    • Virginia Law Review, Alumni and Programs Director
    • Student Legal Forum, President
    • Dillard Fellow
  • University of Washington (B.A., summa cum laude)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Mary Gates Scholar
    • Robert Alan Dahl Award (Top Political Science Graduate)
    • Philosophy Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Business
  • Cannabis
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property and Technology
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Land Use
  • Private Investment Funds
  • Real Estate
  • Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations
  • Title III ADA Public Accommodation

Publications

  • “Merging Wisely: Best Practices for Structuring Non-Profit Mergers,” Lane Powell White Paper, Co-author (2016)
  • “Two Definitions, One Person: Guantanamo Bay and Empire’s Excess.”  Washington Undergraduate Law Review 3.1 (2009)
  • “Perceptual Realism: Interpreting the Winter War of 1939.”  intersections 10.3 (2009)

Speaking Engagements

  • “Tips and Tools to Manage Trademark Projects,” International Trademark Association Roundtable, Co-presenter (October 11, 2016)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Board Member, Imagine Housing (2016-Present)
    • Member, Housing Development Task Force
  • Board Member, EarthShare Washington (2015-Present)
    • Vice President, Board of Directors (2016-Present)
    • Co-chair, Partner Engagement Committee
  • Urban Land Institute
    • Board Member, Young Leaders Group (2015-Present)
  • Graduate, Leadership Eastside, Leadership Enrichment Program
  • President, University of Virginia Club of Seattle

Languages

  • Russian

Julia Abelev

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7111 | abelevj@lanepowell.com

Date
07.21.2016

Julia Abelev

Attorney | Seattle | 206.223.7111 | abelevj@lanepowell.com

Date
10.11.2016