Bob Perez

Bob Perez

Bob has a domestic and international business transactions practice focusing on alternative and private equity investments, public securities investments, structured investments and financing and joint ventures. His primary concentration is on representing and advising the firm’s institutional clients in domestic and international private investments and transactions on an individual and commingled basis, including partnerships and limited liability companies, investment management agreements, transition management agreements, futures agreements, securities lending agreements, custodial agreements and open-and-close-ended commingled fund investments (including private equity, hedge/opportunistic, venture capital, special situation, real estate, infrastructure and more) as well as secondary transactions, co-investments, direct company investments and other private and public securities matters. Bob also provides educational presentations to public pension funds (both clients and non-clients) and their boards regarding fiduciary, policy and other alternative investment matters.

Additionally, he counsels organizations of various types and sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to non-profit and tax-exempt entities with respect to general corporate, business and other legal matters on an on-going basis, with respect to their organization, capitalization, regulatory compliance, contract negotiation, licensing, marketing, liability, investments, and mergers and acquisitions.

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Washington State Bar Association

American Bar Association

Latina/o Bar Association of Washington

International Bar Association

Museum of Pop Culture, Associate Board Member, 2004-Present

Virginia Mason Board of Governors, Member, 2005-Present

King County Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Director, 2001-2004


Upcoming: Downside Risk: Why Fiduciary Duty Matters in an Economic Downturn

Speaker, 2019 ILPA Private Equity Legal Conference, Institutional Limited Partners Association, April 2019

Investment Management


Tel: 206.447.1997Fax: 206.749.2198


Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2004, 2005


J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 1999

  • University of Washington School of Law, Graduate and Professional School Senator, 1998-99
  • Washington State Bar Association, Student Liaison, September 1999

B.S., Arizona State University (cum laude), Engineering, 1996

  • National Engineering Honor Society, President, 1996
  • National Civil Engineering Honor Society, Vice-President and Editor, 1996
  • Academic Scholarship Recipient, 1994-1996

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1999

Texas, 2017

New York, 2017

Alaska, 2017

Arizona, 2017

New Mexico, 2018


Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member, 2006-Present
  • Executive Committee
    • 2017-2019
    • 2016-2017
  • Attorney Evaluation Committee, 2012-Present
  • Professional Recruiting Committee, 2004-2006
  • Associate, 2003-2005

Internap Network Services Corp., Corporate Attorney, 2002-2003

Cooley Godward LLP

  • Associate, 1998-2002
  • Summer Associate, 1998

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