Betts Patterson Mines

Erik J Swedstedt


Seattle Office

(206) 268-8678

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Erik J Swedstedt

Erik was born and raised in Washington state and is a graduate of the University of Oregon where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting while minoring in Economics.

After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Erik worked for a boutique aviation law firm for three years as a transaction coordinator. This law firm specialized in structuring aircraft transactions. Erik counseled clients through the lifecycle of aircraft ownership by advising c-level executives on transactions, taxes and Federal Aviation Administration regulations. This experience inspired Erik to seek a law degree and propelled him to earn his Juris Doctor from Seattle University with honors.

As an attorney at Betts Patterson & Mines P.S., Erik has gained valuable experience as a trusted advisor to clients and providing comprehensive legal counsel in various business matters. Erik has successfully spearheaded complex real estate and commercial transactions, including a section 355 split-off transaction for an international engineering firm. Drawing from his background in accounting and business, Erik has leveraged his comprehensive understanding of the language and concepts of business to collaborate effectively with colleagues and clients, finding innovative solutions to their legal challenges. Erik has obtained intricate knowledge of both commercial litigation and transactions and recognizes how they are intertwined.