SEATTLE, WA 98101-2393
Focus of Practice
Complex civil litigation, with emphasis on commercial disputes, aviation, product liability, and catastrophic loss matters.
Shareholder at Stokes Lawrence, September 2019 to present; formerly Shareholder at Mills Meyers Swartling, 2003-2019 (Managing Shareholder 2017-2019), Associate at Mills Meyers Swartling, 1997-2002; Associate at Williams & Montgomery (Chicago, IL) 1996-1997.
Admitted in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska USDC Western and Eastern Districts of WA, District of Oregon, District of Alaska Ninth Circuit United States Supreme Court inactive in Illinois
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, College of the Holy Cross Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame School of Law
American Bar Association, Tort & Insurance Practice Section; Washington State Bar Association, Litigation Section; King County Bar Association, Aviation Section; Litigation Counsel of America, International Association of Defense Counsel; International Aviation Women's Association
Pepperdine Straus Institute's Mediating the Litigated Case, August 26-28, 2021 and September 9-11, 2021 (40 hours mediation training).
Arbitrator for Mandatory Arbitration Program for King County Superior Court; representing parties in arbitrations and mediations since 1996.
ADR Practice Areas
Business Litigation, Contracts, Insurance, Product Liability, Torts