Chuck Riley advises high net worth clients on estate and tax planning, philanthropic planning, business succession and trust administration. His ability to build and maintain client relationships has earned him the distinction of being a market leader and serving as a trusted advisor to multiple generations of high net worth families. READ MORE
As a member of the Chambers High Net Worth top-ranked Private Client Services Team at Lane Powell, Chuck is recognized in the area of private wealth law as “a leading figure in the market”, “a go-to adviser for wealth transfers”, and "a long-standing practitioner who is truly committed to this area of law as well as the wider industry." A Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Chuck has extensive experience with tax-sensitive estate planning and complex trust administration.
Chuck is passionate about the Seattle community, and he demonstrates this commitment through many prominent leadership roles within the region. He currently serves as a Board Member of Plymouth Housing, the Downtown Seattle Association and the Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation.
Plymouth Housing, Board of Trustees (2020-Present)
Downtown Seattle Association
Seattle Children’s Hospital and Research Foundation, Board of Directors (2016-Present)
King County Bar Foundation, Trustee (2016-2019)
Estate Planning Council of Seattle
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Planned Giving Advisory Committee (2004-2007)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Washington Chapter, Board of Directors (2005-2007)
Seattle Police Foundation
Seattle University, Planned Giving Committee (2007-2013)
United Way, Fundraising Cabinet Member (2011-2016)
University of Washington Law School, Advancement Committee (2016-2019)
U.S. Law Firm Group
Washington State Bar Association
Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Legal Lean Sigma® and Project Management Yellow Belt Certification
Chambers High Net Worth, Private Wealth Law (2016-2021)
"Seattle Lawyer of the Year" Best Lawyers®, Trust and Estates (2013)
The Best Lawyers in America©, Trusts and Estates (2003-2021)
“Washington Super Lawyer,” Thomson Reuters, Estate Planning and Probate (2006-2021)
AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
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