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Christopher W. Pirnke

Phone: 425-450-4221

Legal Assistant

Lien Le

Direct: 425-450-4273


Chris, a shareholder, joined Inslee Best in 2012.  His practice involves working with the firm's multiple practice groups, with a focus on commercial litigation, business planning, formations and transactions, and governmental.


Chris currently serves as president of the East King County Bar Association.  During law school Chris participated on the National Moot Court team, and was selected as a member of the Moot Court Honor Council.  He also worked as an extern at the United States Attorneys’ Office.  He was a board member and vice-president of the Student Bar Association.  Chris was also active with the Phi Alpha Delta legal fraternity, Connelly chapter, and served as its president.

Publications & Presentations

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member
  • East King County Bar Association, President
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member


When he’s not practicing law, Chris enjoys attending Seattle Sounders matches and University of Washington games, along with re-discovering the Pacific Northwest. He is an avid sailor and golfer.