Katherine A. Seabright,




Katherine is an Associate in the Litigation and Financial Services and Creditors’ Rights practice groups.  Katherine uses her knowledge of the federal courts to effectively advocate for clients defending against claims of fraud, business torts, breaches of contract, and consumer protection violations, among many others.  Katherine also works to obtain maximum recovery for bankruptcy creditors both through formal motions practice and cooperative negotiations with opposing counsel.

In law school, Katherine served as an Articles Editor of the Washington Law Review and as a Legal Writing Fellow.  She also worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Richard A. Jones of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington and the Honorable Bruce E. Heller of the King County Superior Court.

Prior to joining Riddell Williams, Katherine served as a law clerk to the Honorable David Alan Ezra of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Author of “Bankruptcy News Alert – New 9th Cir. Bankruptcy Opinion” (November, 2016) (PDF)


Author of “Arriving at Clearly Established: The Taser Problem and Reforming Qualified Immunity Analysis in the Ninth Circuit,” 89 Wash. L. Rev. 491 (2014).

Korean American Bar Association of Washington, board member and banquet chair.

Katherine received her B.A. in English and American Literature from New York University.  She received her J.D. from University of Washington School of Law in June 2014.


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