Education

Seattle University School of Law, J.D., 2006

University of Washington, B.A. in Business Administration, 1993

King County Dispute Resolution Center, Mediation and Conciliation Certification

Admission

Washington State Bar Association (WSBA)

Awards

Superb (Highest Rating), Avvo

Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2015

Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2014

Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation, Washington State Bar Association, 2013

State Board Member of the Year, Washington Women Lawyers (WWL), 2013

Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation, Washington State Bar Association, 2012

Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation, Washington State Bar Association, 2009

LEADERSHIP

Board Member, Washington Women Lawyers (WWL)

Committee Member, Washington Minority Bar Associations Collaboration Project (WAMBAC)

Committee Member, WSBA Committee for Diversity

Founding Past Board Member, Middle Eastern Legal Association of Washington (MELAW)

Past Board Member, King County Washington Women Lawyers (KCWWL)

 News Update - 2/1/2016

Altura Law has joined forces with Impact Law Group PLLC. Niloufar Park has joined Impact Law Group as a partner and continues her business and corporate law practice with a talented team of litigators and labor and employment attorneys. Please read on, and visit Niloufar and her new colleagues at Impact Law Group’s website. Niloufar can be reached at npark@impactlawgroup.com.

 

Niloufar (Nilly) Park is the founder and managing member of Altura Law, PLLC.  She has many years of real-world business and legal experience as a business consultant, an entrepreneur, and an attorney, who imparts her business insight with clients in addition to providing quality legal services.  Prior to attending graduate school, Ms. Park managed various technical projects, implemented process improvements across business functions, and provided business consultation at two Fortune 100 companies, the GE Capital Corporation and the Boeing Company.  As an attorney, she served as a Judicial Law Clerk at the King County Superior Court for Justice Mary I. Yu (currently Justice at the Washington Supreme Court) and worked on various complex litigation matters, class action lawsuits, and regulatory investigations at Perkins Coie, LLP.

Ms. Park started Altura Law to fulfill her dream of creating a legal business model where a close relationship is formed with each client with mutual respect.  She is an active member of the legal community, the King County Bar Association, and the Washington State Bar Association.  She also serves on boards of legal bar associations and volunteers at community legal clinics and shelters.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Washington and Juris Doctorate degree from Seattle University School of Law.

 

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Volunteer Attorney, King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinic (KCBA)
  • Mentor Attorney, Future of the Law Institute
  • Volunteer, Seattle area shelters

 

 PRESENTATIONS

  • Negotiation Strategies & Power of Bargaining:  CLE - Seattle Select Attorneys (SSA), 2014
  • Business Law for Start-Ups:  Seminar - University of Washington, Science & Engineering Business Association (SEBA), 2014
  • Business Law:  Seminar - Seattle Central Community College, 2013
  • Legal Career Path:  Future of the Law Institute (FLI), 2008

 

PUBLICATIONS

Mayday Payday: Can Corporate Social Responsibility Save Payday Lenders?, 3 Rutgers J. L. & Urb. Poly's 119 (2005)

Authors:  Niloufar Park and Carmen Butler

This article analyzes corporate social responsibility with respect to one aggressive lending industry: the industry of payday loans. This article also addresses intense recent growth of the payday loan industry that could potentially lead to an increasing number of payday corporations going public and its impact on our society.

 

Judges’ Benchguide on Sexual Orientation and the Law, Gender and Justice Commission of Washington State Courts (Employment Law, 2004) 

Authors:  Niloufar Park, Cynthia B. Jones, Quita St. John, and Tammy Sittnick

In 1994, the Washington Supreme Court established the Gender and Justice Commission to promote gender equality in the system of law and justice. The Sexual Orientation Bench Guide, the first guide of its kind, provides judicial officers with a point of reference for the particular ways that the law touches the lives of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender persons in their courtroom.