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Patrick R. Lamb

Mr. Lamb is a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and the Chair of the firm’s M&A Practice Group.

Mr. Lamb focuses his practice on corporate transactions and business matters. His practice involves significant work in the following areas:

Patrick has been recognized as one of Seattle’s Top Business Lawyers by Seattle Business Magazine and Seattle Metropolitan Magazine. Patrick has been consistently named by Washington Super Lawyers as a top lawyer for mergers and acquisitions.

JD, cum laude, University of Puget Sound School of Law (now Seattle University School of Law), 1988; Associate Editor of University of Puget Sound Law Review, 1987-88

BA, cum laude, Washington State University, 1985, Honors Program

State of Washington, 1988

U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington, 1988

I have served as lead counsel on complex transactions ranging in value from the lower middle market (sub $10M) to upper middle market (great than $300M) including serving as deal counsel:

  • to a large, multi-state operator of over 30 big box, farm & ranch retail stores in a merger with another West Coast operator of farm & ranch retail stores to form the largest, single operator of farm & ranch retail stores in the Western U.S.
  • to a large, multi-state Mid-West General Construction firm in a sale to a top-10 National General Construction firm
  • to a large Northwest HVAC company in a sale to a large, national HVAC platform company
  • to a local coffee company in the divestiture of its wholesale coffee business to a large, publicly held coffee company to one of the largest privately-held construction companies in the Northwest in connection with a sale to a major national and international construction firm
  • to the seller in the sale of a prominent West Coast flooring company to a platform company controlled by a large Midwest private equity group
  • to a premium toy company in a share exchange transaction with a major, publicly held New York toy company
  • to a national marine and bridge construction company in an ESOP sale to an employee stock ownership plan group for one of Washington’s largest credit unions in the spinoff of a document preparation software platform to a strategic buyer
  • to a large, local coffee company in the bankruptcy sale of all of its assets including over 75 company-owned and licensed retail coffee shops
  • to an electronics technology company owned by a major West Coast private equity firm in an asset sale to a large Mid-west private equity firm
  • to an industry leading electronics company in the spin-off of division of its business to a Fortune 500 company

King County Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

Assistant: Lynn Caragol

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