Greg Duff received the Seattle Counsel-to-Counsel Award for client, REI, at the National Law Journal Legal Department of the Year Dinner on May 8, 2015!
The Seattle Counsel-to-Counsel Award is given to attorneys who work closely with in-house counsel departments on a variety of legal matters and is based on research and reporting by NLJ staff and contributors. REI also received an award for being one of Seattle’s Legal Departments of the Year.
Greg and REI’s General Counsel, Catherine Walker, have worked together since 1997, when they both worked for the Westin Hotel Company. Over the past several years, Greg and Ryan McFarland have worked with REI on a number of real estate matters on a national level.
Employees of REI and GSB also share a passion for volunteering and join forces each year on a variety of public service projects. Greg, Ryan and others have worked alongside team members from REI’s in-house legal department to clean beaches at Discovery Park and clear trails on Cougar Mountain.
See related article re the award in the National Law Journal here.