• Litigating to jury verdicts and settlements claims for more than a dozen environmental sites related to historic manufactured gas operations for a large investor-owned utility, leading to insurance recoveries in the mid to high eight figures
  • Negotiating claims settlements for various business property owners in the wake of the Nisqually earthquake
  • Providing successful litigation of a novel multi-million dollar insurance claim arising out of the destruction of salmon fisheries by Northwest hydroelectric dams
  • Providing secured insurance coverage for numerous public utilities and related individuals (directors, commissioners, attorneys and others) in multiple class action securities fraud cases arising from the multi-billion dollar default on municipal bonds
  • Representing a large national insurance company in defense of multiple class actions, including in cases alleging the unauthorized practice of law and unfair and deceptive practices in personal lines claims and for diminished value claims under uninsured motorist coverage
  • Advice in employment law matters


In areas that do not conflict with our coverage practice, we also represent insurers.

  • Representing a national bond insurance company in prosecuting federal and state securities and common law claims, arising out of the default of more than $30 million of municipal revenue bonds issued to construct an expanded and renovated parking garage in downtown Spokane
  • Representing regional insurance broker in employment law matter and non-compete litigation
  • Representing a regional physicians’ malpractice insurance carrier in employment law matters
  • Representing Premera Blue Cross in employment matters