Eli K. Yim, Edmonds LawyerEli K. Yim, Edmonds Lawyer

Eli K. Yim

Eli is a member of the Business & Banking Law group and his primary areas of practice business and corporate law, commercial and residential real estate and employment law. Eli works with business owners on a variety of transactional matters, with a focus on entity formation and mergers and acquisitions. He has drafted, reviewed and advised clients on a wide range of contracts, including service agreements, asset purchase agreements, commercial and residential leases, employment/contractor agreements, nondisclosure and non-solicitation agreements and others for both early stage and established businesses.

Eli developed a general practice in both litigation and transactional work at mid-sized and small firms in Seattle. His current clients are located across Washington and represent a diverse collection of individuals, families, non-profits, closely-held businesses and corporations. Eli strives to provide every one of his clients with the attention and care they deserve, both as a trusted advisor and advocate.

A native of Hawaii, Eli lived on the east coast for many years before moving to Seattle in 2004. Prior to becoming an attorney, Eli worked at a national non-profit and taught high school English, coaching varsity basketball and softball as well. He currently volunteers with the Northshore School District curriculum committee and coaches youth sports.


  • Washington
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington


  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D.
  • Harvard University, M.Ed.
  • Connecticut College, B.A.


  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section


Eli was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine as a Rising Star three times in 2022 – 2024. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.