Meet Joe

Joe Skocilich

Chief Legal Officer

Joe is an experienced corporate and securities lawyer. Equipped with an intimate knowledge of their business goals and challenges, Joe helps clients take on new business and investment opportunities.

Comprehensive legal advice with a focus on client objectives.

Joe represents early- and growth-stage companies with everything from formation and raising seed capital to corporate governance, and day-to-day business transactions, always with attention to the client’s long-term objectives. He works closely with his clients to craft growth-oriented legal strategies and create strategic, practical, and efficient solutions.

Bringing big law know-how to small and midsize businesses.

Joe’s big law background provides the emerging companies, small businesses, and entrepreneurs he serves with deep legal knowledge and sophisticated representation.

Having begun his legal career in the big-firm world of New York, Joe worked with public companies and investment banks on IPOs, corporate finance, and securities regulation.

Since moving back to his native Pacific Northwest, Joe has used his experience in service of technology startups and innovative businesses in need of creative, forward-thinking legal counsel. His tailored, results-oriented approach makes Joe a valuable legal partner to his dynamic client base.

Keeping it moving.

Joe is a creative problem solver with a dedication to continual improvement. As a Foundry Law Group attorney, he demonstrates a shared commitment to the values, incisive legal strategy, and entrepreneurial spirit that drive our clients and keeps their businesses moving forward.


Joe Skocilich
(206) 408-8111 (o)

Just your average dad.

Outside of work, Joe likes to ride bikes with his daughter and is continually working on one home project or another to fix up his old Columbia City craftsman house.

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Awards & Recognition

Joseph A. Skocilich
Rated by Super Lawyers

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  • Villanova School of Law, J.D. (2006)
  • Florida State University, Philosophy and Political Science (2003)

Professional Experience

  • Focal Law, Seattle (2014-2019)
  • Adler Vermillion & Skocilich LLP, Seattle and New York (2011-2014)
  • Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle (2010-2011)
  • White & Case LLP, New York (2006-2009)


  • Bushwick Northwest, a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and education organization, Board Member
  • Northwest Securities Institute, WA State Planning Committee Chair
  • WA State Bar Association, Securities Law Committee