DAVID W. MARKS    dmarks@mhfmlaw.com
Direct Phone: 206-382-2430    
Direct Fax:     206-384-4388


General Counsel - Serves as general counsel to technology, employment, travel, professional service, telecommunications, manufacturing, wholesaling, retailing, real estate and publishing companies.

Emerging Businesses - Advises early-stage start-ups; critiques business plans; prepares private placement memorandum, founders' agreements, stock purchase and subscription agreements, shareholder agreements, employment agreements and stock option plans and agreements.

Mergers & Acquisitions - Negotiates and structures purchases and sales of businesses and business combinations; drafts asset and stock purchase agreements and merger agreements.

Tax Planning - Provides tax planning advice and prepares complex corporate and individual income tax returns.

Mediator - Serves as mediator in marriage dissolutions involving large estates and closely-held businesses.


Deloitte & Touche - 1985 - 1992
Certified Public Accountant
Senior Tax Manager
Tax Professional Development Director

Tax advisor to closely-held and public companies and their key executives; provided industry-specific consulting, compliance, personal financial and business planning services; technical experience includes non-taxable reorganizations, new business formations, preparation of complex corporate and individual income tax returns, client representation before IRS; SEC, FASB and other agencies.


University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1985
State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. in Accounting, 1981

Professional Societies and Civic Activities

Washington State Bar Association
Washington Society of CPAs

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