Keith G. Baldwin

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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108th Avenue Northeast 777
Bellevue 98004 WA US

Keith Baldwin is a highly experienced business transactions and securities lawyer with a forty-year history of serving clients’ legal needs. Keith focuses his practice on business relationships, including mergers and acquisitions, making agreements and solving problems among owner-entrepreneurs, and best practices for corporate governance. Keith’s practice particularly emphasizes family-owned and other closely held private businesses, businesses funded by non-U.S. investors, and U.S. subsidiaries of foreign corporations.

He assists growth-oriented companies in raising capital in compliance with federal and state securities laws, and serves as outside counsel to both emerging and mature businesses. He is also co-editor of Davis Wright Tremaine’s Family Business Resource Center, a law blog serving family-owned and closely held businesses.

Keith is a frequent public speaker on business succession planning and corporate matters, and co-authored the Private Equity Funds chapter of the “Washington Partnership and Limited Liability Company Deskbook.” He is also a frequent speaker to inbound Chinese investors on doing business in the United States.

Practice Highlights:

  • Counseling business owners in transitioning their interests to another generation or to management
  • Advising private companies on corporate governance and ethical standards that derive from adoption of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset transitions, spinoffs and recapitalizations
  • Advising inbound Chinese investors on U.S. business and investment practices
  • Corporate shareholder/management dispute resolution where litigation is not a realistic option
  • Extensive experience with Federal Regulation D and state blue sky laws, Rule 144, Investment Advisers Act, and Investment Company Act exemptions for private companies
  • Advising investment professionals on the formation of private investment funds, including hedge funds, venture funds, social benefit funds and real estate funds

Professional & Community Activities:

  • Co-Author, “Six Keys for Successful Investment in the U.S.”, Mandarin language article in Seattle Luxury Living Magazine, January 2016
  • Member, Securities Committee, Business Law Section, and Past Chair, Legislative Committee – Washington State Bar Association
  • Past Chair, Legislation Committee, King County Bar Association
  • Member, Corporate Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Chair, Advisory Council, Bellevue Arts Museum
  • Past President, Board of Trustees, Bellevue Arts Museum
  • Board of Directors, Bear Creek Country Club Homeowners Association

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., Geology, Oceanography, University of Washington, 1970, cum laude with college honors
  • J.D., Stanford Law School, 1976

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