Lara L. Hemingway

Foster Pepper PLLC

Lara Hemingway has over 15 years of experience as a transactional lawyer, primarily counseling clients in the areas of employee benefits and executive compensation. She has managed employee, compensation and benefit issues in merger and acquisition transactions as both in-house and outside counsel.

Currently, her practice focuses on Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) transactions, involving the purchase or sale of companies in deals involving an ESOP. She has experience advising trustees, plan fiduciaries and plan administrators on fiduciary matters related to both ERISA and trust law generally.

Lara regularly counsels clients on compliance issues related to employee benefits and executive compensation matters. She has experience in designing, drafting and implementing qualified and nonqualified retirement plans, equity based compensation programs, employment and severance agreements, change in control provisions and welfare benefit programs.

Lara has served as an adviser to human resource professionals on employment issues, from hiring through termination, as well as advising executive management and boards of directors on corporate governance, equity compensation and SEC reporting related to compensation matters. She has also assisted small businesses and nonprofit corporations with formation, governance and compliance issues.


  • LL.M., Taxation, University of Washington School of Law, 2001
  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2000
  • B.A., University of Washington, 1993

BAR ADMISSIONS : Washington, 2000


  • Spokane Public Library Board of Trustees, Trustee, 2016-Present
  • Spokane County Bar Association, Member
  • Northwest Autism Center, Board Member, 2002-Present
  • National Institute of Pension Administrators – Spokane Chapter, Board Member, 2007-2011


  • Foster Pepper PLLC
  • K&L Gates, Counsel, 2015
  • Umpqua/Sterling Bank, SVP Associate General Counsel, 2011-2014
  • Witherspoon Kelley, Shareholder, 2001-2011
  • Preston Gates & Ellis, Special Projects Attorney, 2000-2001


Rate : $$$

What types of cases Attorney Lara L. Hemingway & Foster Pepper PLLC can handle?
Foster Pepper PLLC can handle cases related to laws concerning Workers Compensation, Tax, Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, Employee Benefits. We manually verify each attorney’s practice areas before approving their profiles and reviews on our website.
Where is Foster Pepper PLLC located?
Foster Pepper PLLC is located at 1111 3rd Ave #3000, Seattle, WA 98101, USA. You can reach out to Foster Pepper PLLC using their phone line 509.241.1504. You can also check their website
How much would it cost to hire Foster Pepper PLLC?
Lara L. Hemingway lawyer charges are specific to each case. However, they work with contingency fees and its ranges from $$ to $$$. They also provide free consultation [and no obligation quotes] if you are interested to hire.
Are Lara L. Hemingway reviews trust-able?
We have the ratings and reviews moderation team who checks and verifies every review submitted on our website manually. You can trust all the reviews you see on Lara L. Hemingway lawyer profile listing.

Rate and write a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Is this your profile?Claim it now.

Make sure your information is up to date.
Foster Pepper PLLC
1111 3rd Ave #3000, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Get directions

Tyler Nicoll

Crosspointe Drive 1019
Naples 34110 FL US

Rick Cofer

West Avenue 1002
Austin 78701 TX US

Brian Orlow

Main Street 71-18
11367 NY US

Lina Stillman