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2801 Alaskan Way, Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98121
T: 206.777.7448

Jeffrey M. Grieff

Of Counsel

Jeffrey M. Grieff joined Miller Nash Graham & Dunn as of counsel in November 2012. Jeff has a long history of successfully representing and advising professional and business clients in the selection, formation, governance, and transactions of closely held entities. His practice is focused on representing individuals, professionals, and closely held companies in business matters, business transactions, estate and trust planning and probate, and nonprofit corporations. Jeff advises clients on entity formation of corporations (“S” and “C” types), professional service corporations, limited liability companies, professional limited liability companies, general partnerships, limited liability partnerships, nonprofit corporations, and exempt organizations. Jeff is experienced in drafting employment and independent contractor agreements for businesses and professionals. He also works closely with clients on the governance and operation of limited liability companies, corporations, and organizations.

Jeff has extensive experience in representing medical and legal professionals. He advises lawyers on the Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC) regarding professional ethical and business transactions, as well as preparing the required agreements. Jeff provides counsel on specific issues and “tax-wise” analysis and planning that particularly occur in professional organizations. Jeff works with the Washington State Bar Association’s Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP), counseling lawyers on selecting and forming the proper entity for lawyers and law firms, as well as explaining the tax ramifications of the entity choice.

Representative Experience

Represented nonprofit corporations and exempt organizations, including incorporation, exempt tax planning, and preparing IRS Forms 1023 and 1024, Application for Recognition of Exemption, under IRC § 501(c)(3) and 501(a).
Represented closely held entities in the sale, purchase, merger, termination, and change in ownership, both professional and business.
Engaged in estate planning and probate services, including estate, trust, probate litigation, including Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act (TEDRA) matters, and litigation of trust and estate disputes under TEDRA.
Corporate Statutes–Statutory Construction–Corporate Formation
Judgment–Collateral Estoppel–Guaranty and Suretyship in Business Transaction.