We leverage creative, practical problem solving with real-world experience


Imagine advisors with both legal and business experience to propel your company to success – in other words a legal team that Rocks!  We are world-class lawyers and experienced business professionals, the perfect team to oversee your company’s legal needs – corporate/financing, HR, operations, strategic negotiations, licensing, agreements, IP enforcement/management, marketing policy, compliance, even litigation oversight.

We speak your language!  We aren’t just lawyers - we are also experienced business professionals who have been in your shoes before and have either owned or played a critical role in operating a business. Our real-world business perspective helps us view legal matters from a practical point of view, providing our clients with creative and useful solutions.

Strategic Business Advising

Strategic Business Advising

Whether you are starting from scratch or are expanding an established company, HMLG combines our legal and diverse business experience with our professional connections to strategically expand...   Read More →

Business Formation & Corporate Oversight

Corporate Formation, Structure & Strategy

When it comes to corporate entities, one size does not fit all. We advise on how to create corporate structures and management systems that make sense for your current operating needs, and hel...   Read More →

Corporate Governance

We work closely with the executive teams of a wide range of clients and provide a full suite of corporate governance services including general counsel services....   Read More →

Employees & Contractors

We help you manage your employee and contractor hiring programs, including drafting and negotiating offer letters, independent contractor and executive agreements, resolving employee disputes...   Read More →

Financing, Stock Plans and M&A

We work closely with your executive and finance team to structure and negotiate all types of financing, corporate investments, stock plans, M&A transactions, joint ventures, valuations and win...   Read More →

Internet, Digital Media & Entertainment


We truly have been pioneers behind the legal strategy of casual gaming and mobile game apps, whether on mobile, console, social or cross-platform. We represent developers, distributors and li...   Read More →

Mobile, E-Commerce, & Social Media Transactions

We leverage our extensive business and intellectual property expertise for new and innovative mobile, e-commerce and emerging media platform transactions. ...   Read More →


Many of us have worked on the business side of the music industry. We feel right at home representing labels, producers, publishers and musicians to protect and monetize their creative works ...   Read More →

Film, TV & Interactive Entertainment

We combine traditional industry experience with extensive work in new media distribution models to help clients in the film, TV and interactive entertainment industry who are constantly in sea...   Read More →

Brand Licensing

We counsel, strategize, structure and negotiate complex and sophisticated deals around the globe between content creators and providers across all forms of media....   Read More →

Virtual Reality

When you're breaking through the barriers of reality, you need to know your lawyers are with you. Our team is leading the VR revolution with IP protection strategies, licensing, and strategic ...   Read More →

IP Protection & Enforcement


We understand that business drives business so our licensing work is creative, thoughtful, client-tailored and business driven to help get deals done. ...   Read More →


We oversee global trademark portfolios from analysis and application to worldwide protection and enforcement....   Read More →


We work with you to assess your copyrightable assets including software, music, visual art, television, film and fashion....   Read More →


We believe your patent portfolio is an investment that requires at 360-degree strategy. We prepare and prosecute patent applications for all types of inventions....   Read More →

Venture IP Strategy, Legal Opinions, Due Dilligence & IP Valuations

We can analyze your entire portfolio to develop strategies for your IP-related goals. Our team can provide legal opinions on complex IP-related issues, and has contributed to globally publish...   Read More →

Internet & Digital Media Strategy

Nearly every business today needs an online and social media presence. Our team has been on the forefront of developing strategy and advising on legal issues surrounding this industry....   Read More →

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2003 Western Ave.
Suite 460
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 774-0879

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