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  • HCMP Welcomes Two New Associates

    HCMP Law Offices November 21st 2014

    Abigail DeWeese and Michael Edwards have joined HCMP as associates in the firm's Real Estate & Land Use group and Business group, respectively. read more

  • HCMP Named to U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2015 "Best Law Firms" List

    HCMP Law Offices November 3rd 2014

    HCMP has been named a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in its 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings. Firms included in the 2015 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. read more

  • News Alert: Seattle City Council Passes a Housing Tax Resolution to Fund Affordable Housing

    HCMP Law Offices October 29th 2014

    On October 20, 2014, Seattle City Council passed a resolution that directs City staff to draft legislation for a housing tax, or "linkage fee," that would impose a new tax on every net square foot of new residential and commercial development in Seattle. The tax could be as high as $22 per square foot of new development. The idea behind the tax (which many have questioned) is that new development creates a demand for low-wage jobs, and these new jobs create a demand for affordable housing. read more

  • Will Singer Joins HCMP Lender Services & Finance Group

    HCMP Law Offices October 16th 2014

    Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson (HCMP) welcomes Will Singer as an associate in the firm's Lender Services & Finance group. Will's practice focuses on public finance, securities and municipal law, with projects including general obligation and revenue bonds offered by a variety of governmental entities. Prior to joining HCMP, Will served as law clerk to Judge Lisa R. Worswick of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division Two. Before attending law school, he spent six years working in local government and politics in the District of Columbia, most recently as budget director to then-Mayor Adrian Fenty and City Administrator Dan Tangherlini. read more

  • Lender Services Update: Lender Liability for Forbearance and Foreclosures

    HCMP Law Offices September 26th 2014

    A summary of three new legal developments affecting financial institutions related to forbearance and foreclosures. read more