Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC
We are a long-time Seattle law firm originally established in 1956 as a partnership between Lawrence Hennings, William L. Maltman, and John R. Weber as a general practice law firm.
In 1977, Fredric D. Reed became a partner and the firm was re-named as Hennings, Maltman, Weber & Reed. In
1980, the firm relocated to the Norton Building on 2nd Avenue between Marion and Columbia, which remains our present day home.
The next members to join the firm, in order, were Douglass A. North, Douglas W. Ahrens, Michael C. Malnati, Linda Lau, Michael J. Longyear, Christina L. Corwin, John R. Vaughey, Jason W. Burnett and Julie R. Sommer. Two former members have become judges: Douglass A. North, with King County Superior Court; and Linda Lau, who previously served on the King County Superior Court and is now with the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1.
Associate attorneys to join the firm, in order, were Shane L. Yelish in 2010, Larissa L. Chan and Noah K. Williams in 2012 and Erin M. Blower in 2013.
In 2001, the firm changed to its present name of Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC.
The general emphasis of the firm's practice has remained unchanged over the past 50 years. We continue to represent individuals, businesses and families in the same spirit of integrity established by our founding members. Favoring proactive planning and sensible, long-term solutions, we hope that we can be of service to you.
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