Bloomberg Law
June 9, 2020, 9:51 PMUpdated: June 10, 2020, 12:01 AM

Perkins Coie Joins Black Lives Matter in Seattle Lawsuit (2)

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Perkins Coie is representing Black Lives Matter in a new lawsuit against the City of Seattle, accusing local police officers of using “unconstitutional” force during recent protests.

The Seattle-founded global law firm, along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Foundation and the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, filed suit on Tuesday on behalf of Black Lives Matter Seattle and six individual plaintiffs, including one journalist.

The complaint comes as large law firms across the country have expressed support for social justice in the wake of the recent killing of George Floyd, a black man who ...

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