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Pacific Northwest-based Foster Pepper, Garvey Schubert Barer law firms combine

Two legacy law firms in the Pacific Northwest have announced a merger to create national reach for clients.

Foster Pepper PLLC and Garvey Schubert Barer PC announced they will combine to create Foster Garvey PC, effective Sept. 1. The combined firm will have 180 attorneys in six offices in Spokane, Seattle, Portland, New York, Washington, D.C., and Beijing.

The merger will make Foster Garvey one of the larger law firms based in the Pacific Northwest with a focus on key practice areas that include: health care, hospitality, land use, technology, real estate, transportation and technology.

The firm will serve clients such as Columbia Bank, Costco Wholesale Corp. and the Washington State Convention Center.

Seattle-based Foster Pepper was founded in 1904 and established its Spokane office in 1998. It has more than 100 attorneys in Seattle and Spokane.

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