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Lane Powell Announces Seven New Partners

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Lane Powell is pleased to announce the election to partnership of seven attorneys in its Seattle, Olympia and Portland offices.

Robin Dale concentrates his practice on governmental regulatory law, with a special focus on long term care issues. He represents long-term care providers in a wide range of disputes including certification, licensing, certificate of need, survey, reimbursement, as well as labor and employment issues. Robin is admitted to practice in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Puget Sound, School of Law, and his B.A. from the University of Texas.

Pilar C. French focuses her practice in the area of commercial litigation. She has litigation experience in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels involving a wide range of issues, including cases involving banking and lender liability, claims concerning fair credit reporting, unlawful trade practices, securities, and accounting malpractice. Pilar received her J.D. from Indiana University, and her B.A. (with Honors) from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill.

Ada Ko advises domestic and international clients on various aspects of international business transactions. Her practice emphasizes the tax aspects of cross-border business operations and investment transactions. She received her LL.M. in taxation from the University of Washington, her J.D. from Seattle University, and B.A., cum laude, from the University of Washington.

Benjamin G. Lenhart is a corporate attorney experienced with mergers and acquisitions (representing both acquirers and targets), corporate finance and securities transactions, and representing start-up and emerging growth companies. Benjamin received his J.D., cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law, and his B.A. from Whitman College.

Kathleen A. Nelson focuses her practice on commercial litigation, environmental insurance litigation, maritime, and class actions. Kathleen received her J.D. from Santa Clara University, where she was Articles Editor for the Santa Clara Law Review. She received her B.A. from Western Washington University. Kathleen is admitted to practice in Washington, California and Idaho.

Erik D. Price focuses his practice on government and regulatory issues, including health care and beverage alcohol issues. He has advised and represented clients on intergovernmental matters, including administrative law and litigation. Erik’s health care practice includes certificate of need cases as well as transaction work. He has also handled complex litigation including environmental, class actions, and products liability cases. He received his J.D., with honors, from the University of Washington School of Law, and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Washington.

Brian Zeringer focuses his practice on commercial litigation, product liability and real estate, with special emphasis on defending clients in asbestos litigation. He received his J.D. from Tulane University School of Law, where he was Notes Editor, Tulane Law Review. He received his B.A. from the University of Mississippi.