Williams Kastner Expands Seattle Office

April 1, 2015 (Seattle, WA) – Williams Kastner is pleased to announce the addition of four highly-regarded local attorneys led by John G. Young, founding partner of  Young DeNormandie. John G. Young, Markos Scheer, Dean G. von Kallenbach, and Patrick Byrnes joined the firm on April 1, 2015.  They bring with them over 80 years of combined experience in the areas of fisheries and maritime law, commercial transactions, and business litigation.

“We are excited about the experience they will bring to Williams Kastner,” said Jessie Harris, Managing Director of Williams Kastner.  “The combination of our firms will give us more depth, allowing us to offer a broader range of services to our existing clients. A lot of work went into this merger and we know this is a great move for both firms. We are excited about our future together.”

John G. Young
Mr. Young focuses his practice on business counseling and commercial law. He has extensive experience in counseling both start-up as well as mature companies as to legal and capital structures, property matters, transactions, creditor and debtor relations and dispute resolution. Mr. Young is a member of the Alaska and Washington State Bar Associations.

Mark Scheer
Mr. Scheer’s practice encompasses a broad range of business and civil litigation matters, including transactions, fisheries and maritime issues and business formation and planning. Mr. Scheer is a member of the Alaska and Washington State Bar Associations.

Dean G. von Kallenbach
Mr. von Kallenbach’s practice emphasizes complex commercial litigation, contracts, real estate and construction. Mr. von Kallenbach is a member of the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations.

About Williams Kastner

Williams Kastner has been serving clients in the Pacific Northwest since our Seattle office opened in 1929. With more than 80 attorneys in offices located in Washington and Oregon and affiliated offices in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kunming and Shenzhen we offer global capabilities and vision with a local sensibility.

About Young deNormandie

Young deNormandie, P.C. provides counsel in commercial law. Founded in 1989, our firm’s continued growth is driven by our ability to provide customized and practical legal solutions to our expanding list of clients. From our office in Seattle, Washington, our experienced attorneys provide a wide range of customized legal services to meet the needs of our diverse group of clients. Our practice encompasses both transactional work and litigation. We engage in the areas of commercial law, real property, construction, taxation, maritime, international transactions and maintain an active complex civil litigation practice. We have attorneys licensed to practice in Washington, California, Oregon and Alaska, and we represent clientele throughout the United States and the Pacific Rim.