Brian B. DeFoe

Shareholdercorporate, Securities & M&A Team Co-Chair, Food, Beverage & Hospitality Team Chair at Lane Powell PC

Brian B. DeFoe

Brian B. DeFoe

Shareholdercorporate, Securities & M&A Team Co-Chair, Food, Beverage & Hospitality Team Chair at Lane Powell PC

Biography

Brian DeFoe is a business lawyer assisting clients in customer-facing industries on matters of business formation, governance and finance, as well as regulatory compliance.

Business Formation, Governance and Finance
In the course of his practice, Brian frequently provides guidance to entrepreneurs and companies with respect to entity selection, formation and capitalization, as well as current best practices in corporate governance. As part of his role in advising clients on corporate governance, Brian is regularly called on to assist in internal investigations of alleged wrongdoing and to advise Boards of Directors with respect to such concerns. Brian has extensive experience advising clients of all sizes in connection with capital-raising transactions, including public and private securities offerings conducted in compliance with federal and state securities laws, and the entry into credit facilities with clients’ banking partners.

Regulatory Compliance
Brian advises clients on regulatory compliance across a broad spectrum of customer-facing industries. His experience includes:

* Assisting clients in compliance with their obligations under state and federal securities laws, including governance and periodic reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
* Advising clients on their obligations under state and federal laws regarding the manufacturing, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages, including obligations under the Federal Alcohol Administration Act.

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Shareholderlane Powell Board of Directors Member at Lane Powell PC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce

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Shareholder at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholder at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholderdirector of Professional Development & Diversity at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholder at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholderlabor, Employment & Benefits Team Chair, ERISA, Life, Health & Disability Team Co-Chair at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholder at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholder at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholdersenior Living & Long Term Care Team Co-Chair at Lane Powell PC

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Shareholdercorporate, Securities & M&A Team Co-Chair, Food, Beverage & Hospitality Team Chair at Lane Powell PC
Career History
Shareholdercorporate, Securities & M&A Team Co-Chair, Food, Beverage & Hospitality Team Chair
Current

Lane Powell Spears Lubersky LLP used to provide legal services. The company offered its services in different areas like corporate, finance, labor relations and commercial litigations. The firm had its offices in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and London. Lane Powell Spears & Lubersky LLP was located in Seattle, WA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

A champion for animals since 1967, PAWS is a nationally recognized leader - rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs, and educating people to make a better world for animals and people.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most diverse business association in the Puget Sound region. Founded in 1882 by local business leaders, the Chamber today is an independent organization representing 2,200 companies and a regional workforce of approximately 700,000.

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purchases Nordstrom, Inc.

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purchases Nordstrom, Inc.

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Nordstrom, Inc. purchases HauteLook, Inc.

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Brian B. DeFoe is affiliated with Lane Powell PC, PAWS, Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce

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