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C Kent Carlson

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Partner Kent Carlson practices corporate law, primarily focusing on merger and acquisition transactions and on financings and joint venture and other complex strategic relationships. He advises publicly held and private companies on governance and shareholder issues, including bylaw amendments, shareholder proposals, public filings, and proxy contests. He counsels boards of directors regarding fiduciary duties, committee charters, indemnification matters, disclosure and compliance issues and special committee activities. Kent is a member of the ABA Committee on Corporate Laws and is a founding and long term member of the Washington State Bar Association Corporation Act Revision Committee.