About Jenny Coates Law

Jennifer Coates

Jenny Coates Law, PLLC, is a boutique tax and business law practice with offices in Seattle and Bainbridge Island, Washington.  With twenty years of experience at prominent international law firms, including the cross-border practice group at Dorsey & Whitney LLP and the financial tax practice group of Sidley Austin LLP, Jenny provides practical, creative solutions to diverse tax issues.   Emphasizing complex U.S. tax and business legal issues affecting entities and individuals, Jenny Coates Law provides skilled legal review and advice for:

  • Domestic and international business transactions
  • Entity formation and restructuring
  • Compensation issues
  • Creative financing arrangements
  • Cross-border employment
  • Change in U.S. residency status
  • Purchase and sale of U.S. real estate by foreign persons
  • Domestic and cross-border asset transfers by business entities and individuals
  • Withholding compliance
  • Contract review and drafting
  • General tax planning for businesses and individuals

Jenny Coates Law brings to any problem a unique combination of experience and skills, encompassing M&A, international tax expertise and a seasoned understanding of the taxation of complex financial products and planning.   Jenny Coates Law offers a versatile, personal alternative to large law firms for sophisticated tax and business counsel.