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Litigation & Dispute Resolution


No one welcomes litigation. It should be a last-resort process for resolving conflict. If an attorney can help you resolve a problem outside the courtroom, so much the better. Karr Tuttle Campbell attorneys are highly skilled at resolving differences through regulatory proceedings, mediations and other dispute-resolution protocols. However, if a conflict is destined for court, you need a seasoned advocate for your cause. You can have confidence in finding such an advocate among our attorneys.

Client Centered

Recognizing that each case is unique, Karr Tuttle Campbell attorneys approach conflict resolution in terms of your goals, not those of the attorney. From “bet-the-company” matters to disagreements on a smaller scale, our primary order of business is to help you understand the risks, opportunities, and costs inherent in the dispute, so that you can make informed decisions throughout the process.  We understand the vital importance of minimizing disruption to our clients’ commercial operations and goals, of preserving valuable business relationships, and of preventing any damage to a company’s reputation. Our lawyers provide this service in litigation, administrative proceedings, arbitrations, mediations, and other legal forums throughout the region and across a broad spectrum of substantive areas and industries.  No matter the scope or type of case, our attorneys provide the personal attention required to help clients resolve legal issues in the most positive and productive manner possible.

Recognized Excellence

Karr Tuttle Campbell has a long-standing reputation for excellence in representing clients in disputes.  The following list of recognitions is testament to this.

  • Past presidents and chairs of the following:
    • International Association of Defense Counsel
    • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers’ Association
    • Washington State Bar Association and its Litigation Section
    • King County Bar Association
    • Federal Bar Association for the Western District of Washington
  • Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • First appointed Chair of the State Judicial Discipline Commission
  • Members of Supreme Court-appointed Washington Pattern Jury Instruction Committee
  • Repeated appearances on the following lists:
    • Washington Law & Politics  magazine’s list of state’s “Super Lawyers”
    • Washington CEO magazine’s list of “Top Attorneys”
    • Seattle magazine’s list of “Top Attorneys”
    • Seattle Business Monthly’s list of Seattle’s “Top Business Attorneys” (includes those practicing business-related litigation)

A Wide Spectrum of Expertise

Areas of litigation and alternative dispute resolution in which members of the firm regularly practice include the following:

  • Appellate
  • Antitrust and Consumer Protection
  • Aerospace
  • Banking and Lender’s Liability
  • Breach of Contract
  • Class Actions and Multiparty Litigation
  • Construction
  • Consumer Protection
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Distressed Assets and Financial Recovery
  • Environmental Matters
  • Estate and Probate
  • General Business and Commercial Disputes
  • General Torts
  • Government Entities Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor, Employment, and Benefits
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Marketing & Advertising (online and offline)
  • Maritime
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability and Malpractice
  • Probate
  • Real Property, Escrow and Land Use
  • School and Education Matters
  • Securities
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Taxation: State, Federal, International
  • Toxic Substances

Examples of the Types of Businesses and Industries in Which Our Clients Are Involved

  • Biotechnology
  • Communications
  • Computer software and hardware
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Financial institutions
  • Food production and service
  • Government and charitable services
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Light and heavy manufacturing
  • Natural resources
  • Nonprofit
  • Real estate
  • Transportation (water, land, air)