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ADR Neutral: Erik R Lied

Erik R Lied
Tel: 206-223-1313

Focus of Practice

Civil litigation, consisting primarily of business and commercial litigation. Also have background in real estate, securities, professional liability, product liability, and personal injury.

Legal Experience

Bogle & Gates litigation associate (1980-1987), Bogle & Gates litigation partner (1988-1999), and Karr Tuttle Campbell litigation shareholder (1999-present).

Court Admissions

Washington State Supreme Court; Oregon State Supreme Court; Idaho State Supreme Court; United States District Courts for the Districts of Western and Eastern Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Northern California; United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; and United States Supreme Court.


B.S., University of Washington, 1976. J.D., UCLA School of Law, 1980.

Professional Associations

Washington, Oregon, and Idaho State Bar Associations; Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Washington; King County Bar Association; and American Bar Association.

ADR Training

"Mediation - What You Should Know" CLE (1), September 26, 2018; WSBA's Arbitrator Ethics CLE (1), August 14, 2018; 24th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, March 22-23, 2018; 23rd Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, March 23-24, 2017; 21st Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, March 28-29, 2014; 19th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference, May 4-5, 2012; ADR 2012: What You Need To Know, May 3, 2012. Participated in and observed many mediations and arbitrations, and also participated in many other past CLEs and training sessions in prior years.

ADR Experience

Has served as Arbitrator with King County Superior Court, the American Arbitration Association, and the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (NASD) (now FINRA); participant in many mediations and arbitrations over 38 years of litigation practice, including ones before Jim Smith, Stew Cogan, Terry Carroll, and Tom Brewer in the past three years.

ADR Practice Areas

Business Litigation, Contracts, Corporations, Financial, Product Liability, Real Property, Securities