About Foster Pepper PLLC

Foster Pepper PLLC takes great pride in its long history of service to Native American and Alaska Native peoples and organizations. From public service legal programs to multi-million dollar finance and infrastructure projects, our firm works closely with Tribes and Alaska Native Corporations to facilitate their community development and economic growth.

Greg Guedel

Greg Guedel is Chair of the Native American Legal Services group at Foster Pepper PLLC. His civil litigation practice emphasizes complex construction, government contracting, and business law. He has experience with all aspects of pre-trial, trial, and appellate case management; analysis, preparation, negotiation, and litigation/ADR of contractor and owner claims; drafting and interpretation of prime, sub, design/build, and construction management contracts. He has additional experience with construction escrow planning and management, serving developers and financial institutions.

Practice Areas

  • Native American
  • Construction
  • Municipal Government

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • American Legion, Earl Weinhart Post 96
  • Snohomish Carnegie Foundation
  • Building Changes/AIDS Housing of Washington

Education

  • University of Washington, J.D., 1994
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science, Diploma for Graduates (With Merit) -- International Relations, 2006
  • University of Southern California, B.S., Business Administration/Entrepreneurship, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Tribal Court of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, 2008
  • Tulalip Tribal Court Bar, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1998
  • U.S. District Court
  • Western District of Washington, 1997
  • Washington, 1994

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Joanna Plichta Boisen

Joanna Plichta Boisen maintains a litigation and transactional practice providing pro bono legal representation to persons of indigent means, immigrants, low-income women, and 501(c)(3) nonprofit entities. She directs and manages Foster Pepper’s wide-ranging pro bono cases and projects, advises the firm on pro bono policy, serves as a liaison to local public interest organizations, authors the Pro Bono Annual Report, and coordinates the Summer Associate’s Pro Bono Program.

Practice Areas

  • Native American
  • Litigation
  • Business

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations (WAACO)
  • Seattle Association of Pro Bono Counsel and Coordinators
  • National Association of Pro Bono Counsel
  • Washington Women Lawyers
  • Freemont Public Association (Solid Ground)
  • Access to Justice Institute

Education

  • Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2006
  • University of Washington, B.A., International Political Economy, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, 2006
  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington, 2006

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