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Deirdre Glynn Levin

Deirdre Glynn Levin

Attorney at Law

Seattle
Washington
Licensed in
WA
University of British Columbia
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About
I am an accomplished commercial litigator and business attorney and with extensive background in resolving business disputes through litigation and alternative forms of dispute resolution. I provide general counsel to growing and established companies in negotiation, drafting and enforcement of a variety of commercial contracts.
My expertise includes the full spectrum of creditor advocacy and debt relief options for businesses, ranging from financial counseling and negotiating settlements, to representing clients’ interests in complex commercial cases.
25
Years
experience

Representative Clients

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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
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out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I have worked with Deirdre on a as needed basis for about 8 years on various commercial business issues. She has successfully crafted her legal work to maximize our return. She is very responsive and cares about the outcome for her clients. She is a professional that I can highly recommend."

Commercial/real estate litigation
Posted on Jan 7, 2019
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"Deirdre represented Capital Pacific in a complicated commercial real estate matter. She used creative and thoughtful approaches to navigate to a successful resolution. We would use Deirdre’s services again without hesitation."

Commercial Litigation
Posted on Jan 7, 2019

Work History

DGL Law

Owner

Jan 2019 - Present

General counsel to small and emerging businesses on a broad spectrum of compliance and debt collection issues. Diverse responsibilities include ensuring conformity with requirements for entity formation and structure; counseling on regulatory challenges related to litigation and competition; and devising strategies to continuously educate entities on legal concepts for regulatory compliance.

Jan 2019 - Present

Yates Wood & MacDonald

In House Counsel

Jul 2016 - Jan 2018

Serve as primary counsel to YWM’s management, and provide legal and strategic advice on a variety of legal matters and issues with a focus on commercial and condominium property management, brokerage, employment, contracts, litigation and dispute resolution.

Jul 2016 - Jan 2018

Professional Claims Intervention

General Counsel

Oct 2015 - Apr 2016

Delivered legal advice on a wide range of issues to reduce employers’ (PCI’s clients) workers’ compensation claims costs, and assist injured workers returning to the job through modified duty. Represented employers in unemployment benefit dispute resolution and identifying fraudulent claims. Supervised paralegals in complex matters, and defended the organization’s interest in risk management.

Oct 2015 - Apr 2016

Keller Rohrback

Senior Associate

Sep 2011 - Nov 2014

Responsible for managing a mid-size law firm's creditors' rights caseload from intake to dispositive motions. Provided high-level strategic advice on complex transactions, regulatory compliance and related areas of practice. Served as special counsel to leadership personnel as an integral part of planning and decision-making on governance and corporate matters for a diverse set of organizations.

Sep 2011 - Nov 2014

Seattle Legal Counsel

Owner

Sep 2008 - Aug 2011

Established and developed a successful solo practice providing a broad range of legal services to small businesses and individuals covering debt collection, business reorganization, general commercial litigation, adversary proceedings and appeals. Drafted agreements for purchase and sale of real and personal property, enforced owner rights under real property and equipment leases.

Sep 2008 - Aug 2011

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