“Understanding the client is huge.”

"When we engage outside counsel, it’s important for them to know our business inside and out. We partner with a team of lawyers at Ryan Swanson because they know our company, our products, our pain points and our clients. This understanding makes a huge difference and enables us to collaborate in getting results that work for our business. Their commitment to our company keeps us coming back to Ryan Swanson."

Michael Lapin, Legal Counsel at Philips Healthcare

Ryan Swanson Welcomes Amy Royalty

Ryan Swanson is pleased to announce Amy Royalty has joined the firm as a Member in the firm's Immigration Group. Amy's extensive background in individual and corporate immigration matters will be an asset to the firm's thriving immigration practice.

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"He’s a make everything better guy.”

"As the head chef overseeing three restaurants and managing over 100 employees, I need a solutions-oriented and results-driven legal team. Knowing my business inside and out, Mick and his team quickly resolve my business issues and help me avoid future problems. His team at Ryan Swanson matches my passion for providing great service and he’s a “make everything better guy," who is always on my side."

Maria Hines, Chef/Owner of Maria Hines Restaurants

Creativity, Problem-solving and Power Tools

As a responsive, engaged attorney, Britenae genuinely enjoys helping individuals and businesses reach their goals, whether it is through litigation or an alternative resolution process. Outside of work, however, you will find Britenae putting her creativity and problem-solving skills to good use as she wields power tools to update her 1924 home...

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“There’s someone who’s got my back.”

"It’s critical that my lawyers are dependable and available. What’s more important is knowing there’s someone who has my back. With Ryan Swanson, I never doubt my best interests are considered by a team who cares deeply about me and my business. The trusting relationships I’ve developed reinforce my decision to work with Ryan Swanson for all of my legal needs."

Dan Hay, CEO at ISOutsource.com

Is Your Business Prepared for an I-9 Audit?

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) relies heavily on I-9 inspections to find and fine employers who do not follow immigration laws regarding employment eligibility verification. DHS/ICE continue to issue Notices of Intent to Fine (NOFs) at an unprecedented rate for Form I-9 infractions. Is your business prepared to verify the employment eligibility of each employee with a proper Form I-9?

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Careful Planning, Communication and Double-duty

Brenton believes the best way to advance and protect his clients’ transactional interests is through careful planning, effective communication and creativity. These traits apply at home and at work for this Washington native – Brenton grew up camping and backpacking in the mountains and enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and identical twin boys.

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ACT NOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF POTENTIAL VALUATION DISCOUNTS FOR GIFTS TO FAMILY MEMBERS

The IRS is working on regulations that would increase the value of interests in closely-held entities. If you are considering making gifts of your interest in a closely-held partnership or LLC to your children or other family members, you should act now if you want to take advantage of potential valuation discounts.

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Interview DO’s and DON’Ts for Employers

What employers can and cannot ask during a job interview is constantly evolving. The Employment Group’s recent client service alert provides a handy guide every employer should review before the next round of hiring for job openings.

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RYAN SWANSON'S 27TH ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW SEMINAR

For over two and a half decades, the lawyers at Ryan Swanson have been keeping business owners and human resources professionals up to date on recent developments in employment law. Join us on September 30th in Seattle for our annual seminar addressing workplace challenges.

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