Representing individuals and institutional clients
including start-up companies and small businesses

Erin M. Karp

Education & Credentials:
  B.A., Lewis and Clark College
  J.D., Seattle University
1999  magna cum laude
Academic Awards:
  Administrative Law Competition
4th place, 1997
  CALI Excellence Award--1996
achievement in the study of torts
  CALI Excellence Award--1999
achievement in the study of NEPA/SEPA
Boards & Offices:
  King County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Board of Trustees  2000-2003
Chair  June 2002 - May 2003
  King County Women's Advisory Board   
June  2001-2006 
Chair  July 2004 - 2006
Bar Admissions:
     State of Washington


Erin M. Karp, founder of Karp Business Law, represents institutional clients as well as a variety of start-up companies, small businesses and individuals.

Erin's work focuses on intellectual property transactions, including drafting and negotiating software development, licensing, bundling and distribution agreements, asset purchase and sale agreements, stock purchase and sale agreements, and trademark registration and protection.

Erin advises clients on strategies for protecting and exploiting intellectual property assets, drafting and negotiating independent contractor and reseller agreements, the formation of business entities (including selecting the form of entity), business licensing and development of business strategies, as well as corporate management and operations.

Prior to founding Karp Business Law, Erin was an associate for six years with Steiner Norris PLLC in their business and intellectual property group.  Erin has also worked for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office on complex commercial litigation.

2208 NW Market St., Suite 318
Seattle, WA 98107
tel:  (206) 782-2000
fax:  (206) 782-2002


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