My goal is to help hard-working people who are injured to be adquately compensated for those injuries so that they can keep doing what they do best to make the world a better place for us all. For example, I help small business owners pursue claims against producers of key inputs that have colluded to artificially stabilize or raise the inputs' prices. I also help employees restore their hard-earned retirement savings when their loss has been caused by their employers' failure to act prudently and in the best interests of retirement plan participants in relation to retirement plan assets. I also broadly help home loan borrowers by pursuing mortgate backed securities claims against residential appraisers and underwritters that fail to competently and honestly perform their duties.
My practice is national in scope and emphasizes representation of clients in federal district courts.
I am honored to serve on the Vioxx Consumer Purchase Claims Subcommittee of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in In re: Vioxx Prods. Liab. Litig. MDL No. 1657 (E.D. La.) and the WSAJ Consumer Protection Section Deskbook Editorial Board.
In addition to practicing law, I enjoy gardening, cooking, dancing, sailing, running, stand up paddleboarding, playing soccer, practicing yoga, listening to the Blues, and traveling.
Licensed since 1998
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Washington State Bar News Jan. 2004 pro bono recognition||D. Ty Duhamel of Columbia Legal Services||2004|
|Senior Litigation Counsel||Keller Rohrback L.L.P.||2011 - Present|
|Attorney||Keller Rohrback L.L.P.||1998 - Present|
|Judicial Law Clerk Intern for Judge Deininger||Court of Appeals for the State of Wisconsin||1998 - 1998|
|Summer Associate||Keller Rohrback L.L.P.||1997 - 1997|
|Student Advocate||University of Wisconsin School of Law Consumer Litigation Clinic||1996 - 1998|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|WSAJ Consumer Protection Section Deskbook Editorial Board||Editorial Board Member||2013 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Association of Trial Lawyers of America||Member||N/A|
|In re: Processed Egg Prods. Litig., MDL No. 2002 (E.D. Pa.)||$25 million|
|In re CMS Energy ERISA Litig., No. 02-72834 (E.D. Mich.)||$28 million|
|In re Diet Drugs (Phentermine/Fenfluramine/Dexfenfluramine) Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 1203 (E.D. Pa.)||Resolved as part of a $4.75 billion nationwide settlement and through independent resolutions outside the nationwide settlement|
|Legal Voice||Handbook for Washington Seniors: Legal Rights and Resources (contributing writer)||2012|
|2002 Law and Society conference materials||Settling Consumer Class Actions: The Cy Pres Doctrine and Creative Responses (by Stephen Meili, Amy Hanson acknowledged for research assistance)||2002|
|University of Wisconsin Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|University of Minnesota||Economics and Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|