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Lawrence R. Cock

Lawrence R. Cock

Partner
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Phone:
206-812-0836 (direct dial)
Fax:
206-292-0494
Email:

Practice

Lawrence joined Cable, Langenbach, Kinerk and Bauer in 1997 and today is a partner and chair of its litigation department. With more than 23 years of trial and appellate experience, he emphasizes employment, securities, noncompetitive covenants, trade secrets, trusts and estate litigation and injunctive relief. Prior to joining the firm, he practiced at Helsell Fettermen, LLP and clerked for the Honorable Walter Webster at Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals.

Professional Highlights

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Association
  • Admitted to practice before Washington's federal courts, Oregon's federal court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Adjunct Professor (Securities Regulation), University of Washington School of Law (2008)
  • Included in Wall Street Journal article, 2003

Professional Presentations (partial list)

  • Sexual and other Workplace Harassment, February 2009
  • Civil Liability and Damages Under The Washington State Securities Act (June 2008)
  • Non-Competition Covenants, Trade Secrets, and Related Unfair Competition Claims, National Business Institute (October 2007)
  • Protecting Your Business When Hiring an Employee from a Competitor: Best Practices to Ensure a Litigation Free Transition. The Seminar Group (August 24-25, 2006)
  • Good Faith Efforts to Comply With Title VII and Other Laws: Avoiding Liability or Punitive Damages through Effective Management Training. Council on Education in Management (August 28, 2006)
  • Trade Secrecy and Non-Competition Covenants in Washington: Effective Drafting and Enforcement. National Business Institute (September 7, 2005)
  • Washington's Uniform Trade Secrets Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Washington Employment Lawyers Association (October 29, 2004)

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D. with honors, Order of the Coif, 1990
  • Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, M.A., International Studies, China Regional, 1987
  • Sichuan Institute of Foreign Languages, Chongqing, China, 1983 - 1984
  • Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, B.A. Political Science, 1983.

Published Work

Year Joined Firm

  • 1997

Areas of Practice

  • Employment
  • Securities
  • Noncompetitive Covenants
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Injunctive Relief

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1991

Classes/Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Securities Regulation, University of Washington School of Law, 2008
  • Sexual and Other Workplace Harassment, 2009
  • Civil Liability and Damages Under The Washington State Securities Act, 2008
  • Non-Competition Covenants, Trade Secrets, and Related Unfair Competition Claims, National Business Institute, 2007
  • Protecting Your Business When Hiring an Employee from a Competitor: Best Practices to Ensure a Litigation Free Transition, The Seminar Group, August 24, 2006 - August 25, 2006
  • Good Faith Efforts to Comply With Title VII and Other Laws: Avoiding Liability or Punitive Damages through Effective Management Training, Council on Education in Management, August 28, 2006
  • Trade Secrecy and Non-Competition Covenants in Washington: Effective Drafting and Enforcement, National Business Institute, September 7, 2005
  • Washington's Uniform Trade Secrets Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Washington Employment Lawyers Association, October 29, 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Walter Webster at Division I of the Washington State Court of Appeals, Clerk
  • Helsell Fettermen, LLP, Associate Attorney