Witherspoon Kelley represents public and private companies in a broad array of corporate matters. We regularly represent companies from start-up stage to full maturity in a variety of matters. Including incorporation and initial capitalization, corporate governance, executive compensation, equity plan adoption and administration, loan facilities and other business transactions.
We represent numerous financial institutions throughout the Northwest. These include banks, bank holding companies, savings associations, savings and loan holding companies, credit unions, debenture companies, and mortgage companies. Including securities offerings, regulatory compliance, loan documentation, litigation, and leasing and other real estate issues.
The Witherspoon Kelley Tax Group assists clients with a wide variety of tax matters, from planning to defending reporting positions on audit. The lawyers in our group are experts in federal, state and local tax and routinely advise both business and individual clients on income, business and occupation, employment, excise, sales and property taxes.
Witherspoon Kelley represents a wide variety of buyers, sellers, lenders, and borrowers in every type of industrial, commercial and residential real estate transaction. As the largest real estate practice in the Inland Northwest, we handle environmental land use and zoning work for both developers and retailers, in conjunction with the preparation of documentation.
Twelve partners and five associates in Witherspoon Kelley’s Spokane office devote the majority of their time to litigation matters, as do four partners in the firm’s Coeur d’Alene office. Witherspoon Kelley is the only Spokane law firm to have three attorneys in the American College of Trial Lawyers. We are a Tier 1-rated law firm for Litigation pursuant to US News and World Report.
A key purpose of our Labor and Employment Group is to counsel the firm’s clients on how to manage proactively. The goal is to ensure that problems are resolved before they become costly and negatively impact production and employee relations. Our labor and employment attorneys assist employers in designing training programs and employee policy manuals. We are a tier one rated law firm for Labor and Employment pursuant to US News and World Report.