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Stephen VanDerhoef

Stephen VanDerhoef

Cairncross & Hempelmann, P.S., Washington, Seattle

Stephen VanDerhoef
Website Phone: 206-254-4421 Mobile: 206-619-3295 LinkedIn

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Washington, Seattle office

524 Second Avenue
Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-2323


Steve advises corporate and individual clients on a full range of complex commercial disputes and risk management. His practice focuses on litigation and resolution of securities, complex contract, condemnation, real estate, technology, white collar defense and investigations, fraud, financing, natural resources, personal injury, and product liability disputes. His clients include officers and directors of and investors in publicly-traded and private companies; registered brokers, dealers and public customers; condemnors and property owners; yacht manufacturers and owners; hotel owners and managers; and successful technology, manufacturing and real estate entrepreneurs. Steve also regularly advises yacht manufacturers on a wide range of manufacturing, finance, distribution, and dealer issues. Steve has extensive experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts and before arbitration panels in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Texas, and Rhode Island, having tried over 100 cases through verdict and appeal. Steve began his career serving as a King County Criminal Division Deputy Prosecuting Attorney.

Languages Spoken

  1. English
  2. French


  1. Alternative dispute resolution
  2. Civil litigation
  3. Commercial Litigation
  4. Construction Law
  5. Consumer law
  6. Contract law
  7. Corporate commercial
  8. Courts and tribunals
  9. Employment law
  10. Energy
  11. Environmental law
  12. Intellectual property law
  13. Mediation - civil and commercial
  14. Mergers and Acquisitions
  15. Partnership law
  16. Tax law
  17. Trust law