Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
401 Union Street, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-2668
206.464.4224
Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
401 Union Street, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-2668
206.464.4224

Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
401 Union Street, Suite 1500
Seattle, WA 98101-2668
206.464.4224

Derek D. Crick

Derek Crick is the Chair of Ryan Swanson’s Business practice group, and a member of the firm’s Estate Planning & Probate practice group. Derek counsels clients on business transactions; general corporate matters, including entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, financings, and corporate governance.

Derek’s estate and succession planning practice include comprehensive planning and the preparation of standard estate planning documents, including wills, durable powers of attorney, health care directives, and revocable living trusts.

Professional Activities
  • American Bar Association, Business Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Washington State Bar Association, Business Section; Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
  • Board of Trustees, King County Bar Association
  • Board of Trustees, King County Bar Foundation, Past President
  • Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Northwest Chapter, Past President
  • Pacific Northwest Ski Education Foundation, Past President
Honors & Awards
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Trusts & Estates
  • Named to Washington Super Lawyers list
  • Named to Washington Rising Stars® list

Credentials

Education
  • University of Washington
    (LL.M., Taxation, 2011)
  • George Washington University
    (LL.M., Government Procurement, 1999)
  • Gonzaga University School of Law
    (J.D., magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Gonzaga Law Review, 1998)
  • University of Washington
    (B.A., 1994)
Admitted to Practice
  • Washington (1999)