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Valerie H. Sasaki

An energetic and talented tax attorney, Valerie is passionate about adding value to her clients’ businesses and having an immediate, positive influence. When working with individual clients, she strives to improve their lives by taking complex tax situations and breaking them into manageable pieces with achievable outcomes.

Ms. Sasaki specializes in jurisdictional tax consulting, working closely with Fortune 50 companies involved in audits before the Oregon or Washington Departments of Revenue. She also works with business owners on tax and planning issues in Oregon or Southwest Washington.

Valerie can be reached via email at vsasaki@SamuelsLaw.com

Practice Areas

Business and Corporate

Professional Associations

Oregon State Bar
Oregon State Bar Taxation Section, Chair 2010
Oregon State Bar Tax Institute Planning Committee (2006-2011)
Washington State Bar
Portland Tax Forum, Chair elect, 2012; Executive Committee Member, 2010-Present
Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Founding Member
United States District of Oregon Courts
United States Western District of Washington Courts
United States Tax Court
Oregon Women Lawyers
Northwest Business for Culture and the Arts, Board Leadership Training Graduate, 2008


Tulane University (B.A., 1998, magna cum laude)
University of Oregon School of Law (J.D., 2001)
University of Washington School of Law (LL. M., 2002)

Bar Admissions

Oregon State Bar (2001)
Washington State Bar (2001)