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BIO

Bryan represents companies and individuals in a wide-range of litigation matters in both state and federal courts. His practice focuses primarily on complex commercial, intellectual property, contract, real estate, and securities litigation. Bryan also represents creditors and banks in bankruptcies, receivership actions, and state court litigation pertaining to failed commercial and real estate development loans.

While at Seattle University School of Law, Bryan worked in the Bankruptcy Clinic helping clients file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and was a bankruptcy research assistant for Professor Rafael Pardo.

Representative Matters

Assisted in defending a Fortune 100 insurance company against claims of bad faith and violation of consumer protection and insurance fair conduct statutes. Obtained a complete defense verdict on all claims following a two-week jury trial.

Assisted in defending a national title and escrow company in a federal class action alleging various causes of actions arising from escrow settlement and recording fees charged to customers.

Represented bond insurer in a securities fraud action arising from a failed $25 million bond issuance by a college.

Represented deceased’s estate in a securities fraud FINRA arbitration brought against broker/dealers and investment firm.

Counsel to music licensing and copyright management organization in copyright infringement actions to collect royalties for songwriters, composers, and music publishers.

Counsel to national bank in receivership actions, suits to collect on promissory notes and guaranties, and deed of trust foreclosures relating to failed commercial and real estate development loans.

Defended northwest hotel chain in a multi-million dollar property damage litigation.

Represent gaming company in patent and copyright infringement actions and complex commercial litigation.

Defend national mobile telecommunications company in action alleging violation of Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and Washington State Consumer Protection Act.

Represent general and custodial receivers in receivership actions related to commercial property.

Represented international computer software company as creditor in multiple Chapter 11 and 7 bankruptcies and bankruptcy preference actions.

Prosecute and defend property owners and lenders in breach of real estate contract actions, lien disputes, and title disputes.

Represented northwest food supplier in action to enforce non-compete agreement and protect trade secrets.

Bryan has been designated a Washington Rising Star®

 

American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence (2009, 2010)

 

Seattle University Dean’s List (2007-2009)

 

CALI Award for Excellence in Legal Writing (2007), Contracts (2006), Civil Procedure (2007)

 

Trustee Law Scholarship and Year End Achievement Scholarship

 

Dees v. Allstate, 933 F. Supp.2d 1299 (W.D. Wash. 2013) (dismissing, on summary judgment, plaintiff’s insurance bad faith and Insurance Fair Conduct Act claims related to plaintiff’s PIP policy, and limiting plaintiff’s recoverable damages).

Rebuilding Together Seattle, Federalist Society, Magnolia Community Club, American Bankruptcy Institute, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association, and Northwest Defenders Association

Seattle University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2009

Gonzaga University, B.B.A, summa cum laude, Finance and Law and Public Policy, 2006

Bryan J. Case's NEWS, EVENTS, AND PUBLICATIONS

Riddell Williams Attorneys Named Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Top Women Attorneys, and Top 100

Riddell Williams congratulates the following individuals who have been designated 2016 Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, Top Women Attorneys and Top 100 Super Lawyers: 2016 Super Lawyers Bruce J. … read more

Bryan Case Named Principal at Riddell Williams Law Firm

Bryan Case has been elected Principal at Riddell Williams.  Bryan is in his seventh year at the law firm.  He represents companies and individuals in a wide range … read more

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s Latest Pitfall and Catch-22: Vicarious Liability

As people more than ever are addicted to their cell phones, calling or texting customers on their cell phones seems an obvious, direct route for businesses to promote … read more