Williams Kastner Combines Forces with Greene & Markley
Beginning on January 1, 2017, the lawyers of the Pacific Northwest law firm of Williams Kastner will combine forces with the Portland-based lawyers at Greene & Markley. The new firm will be known as Williams Kastner in Seattle and Sitka, and Williams Kastner Greene & Markley in Portland.
“We are impressed with the reputation and experience Greene & Markley bring to our combined efforts in Portland,” said Jessie Harris, Managing Partner at Williams Kastner. “We’ve been looking for the right fit, and we are confident we’ve found it.”
Ward Greene, the founder of Greene & Markley and former president of the Multnomah Bar Association, praised Williams Kastner for its long-standing commitment to client service and integrity. “Joining Williams Kastner gives us the resources and expertise to offer excellent legal service and advocacy throughout the Northwest.”
The combined firm will continue to serve a broad range of clients in business and commercial litigation, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, mass tort defense, labor and employment, tax, real estate and estate planning. The firm will be better able to represent Pacific Northwest companies in the maritime, transportation, agriculture and related industries.
Williams Kastner has been serving clients in the Pacific Northwest since 1929. With more than 60 attorneys in offices in Washington, Oregon and Alaska as well as affiliated offices in China, the firm offers a full range of legal services to local and international clients.
Founded in 1983, Greene & Markley provides legal counsel to individuals, businesses, banks, lenders, and financial institutions throughout the Pacific Northwest in a range of areas, including complex bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, commercial litigation, appellate litigation, real estate, and tax controversies.