FM Legal Group PS is now Mendel Owens PS (and we’re moving)!

We are excited to announce that we are changing the Firm’s name from FM Legal Group to Mendel Owens following Tom Owens joining the firm. Tom’s years of experience working with design professionals, including on international architectural projects, complements Fraser Mendel’s strengths in international corporate transactions and IP licensing. Effective […]

Tom Owens joins FM Legal Group PS

Tom Owens, principal of Owens Legal Practice, has merged his practice into the FM Legal Group. Tom had been General Counsel for the international architectural firm NBBJ prior to establishing his own private practice. He brings decades of legal experience in the design professional, architectural and construction industries, as well […]

Fraser Mendel elected Chair of the International Practice Section of the WSBA

Fraser Mendel was elected Chair of the International Practice Section of the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) at the Section’s annual general meeting on September 25, 2015. Fraser will serve as the Chair during the 2015-2016 term. For more information on the International Practice Section, please see

Announcing FM Legal Group’s Launch!

FM Legal Group PS opened its doors on January 1, 2014. A boutique law firm founded by Fraser Mendel, the focus of the Firm is representing clients engaged in international transactions. Clients include multinationals doing business in Asia, mid-cap US companies making investments in China, mid-cap Chinese companies entering the US […]