About Perkins Coie LLP
The most important measure of success for any law firm are those that bring significant benefits to clients. For more than 100 years, Perkins Coie has partnered with clients to build great companies. With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, we represent great companies across diverse industries and various stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 50 corporations. Our attorneys provide business-oriented advice in connection with all facets of commercial and regulatory law and litigation, as well as estate planning and trust services.
We are well known for our international capabilities and have built a network of relationships with law firms throughout the world to provide comprehensive service to our clients. Our International practice lawyers represent clients in matters ranging from strategic transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, to IP and international trade law, among others. We provide counsel on the complex set of U.S. and international trade regulations governing the flow of transnational goods, technology, capital, investments and services to help our clients successfully enter and compete in markets throughout the world.
Georges Yates, Partner and Global Chair
Georges Yates is the chair of Perkins Coie’s International practice. He focuses his practice on strategic cross-border business transactions, real estate acquisitions, leasing and development, taxation, syndication and corporate finance. He leads of team of more than 32 lawyers who provide cross-border counsel to public and private companies throughout the world.