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Avi Joshua Lipman

Avi Joshua Lipman

Practice areas:

Litigation

About Me

I am a trial attorney at McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren PLLC, where I represent plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation, employment, professional malpractice, insurance, criminal defense, and business disputes. I have appeared regularly as first chair counsel in numerous proceedings, including jury trials, arbitrations, appeals, and mediations.  


 


I previously taught trial advocacy and practiced at the Georgetown University Law Center. Before joining McNaul Ebel, I spent five years as a criminal defense attorney, during which time I tried numerous cases before juries in Washington, D.C. and Seattle.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Litigation: 100%
    12 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Daniel Kalish

    As a former prosecutor, I worked against Avi Lipman on several occasions. I knew I had my work cut out for me whenever Avi was on the other side. Avi is very intelligent, extremely hardworking, and tenacious in obtaining a positive outcome for his client. Avi will be one of the great litigators in Washington for years to come, and I would endorse him without hesitation to anyone needing the services of a great trial lawyer.

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    Daniel Kalish Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Daron George Morris

    During the two years I worked with Avi at The Defender Association he demonstrated himself to be a very intelligent and zealous advocate, both for his clients and his co-workers. Avi's dedication was most evident when, on a very serious homicide case, his thorough investigation convinced the prosecuting attorney of his client's likely innocence, resulting in an outright dismissal. Avi's reputation as a highly persuasive and scrupulous attorney is well earned.

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    Daron Morris Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

McNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren PLLC

600 University St.
Suite 2700
Seattle, WA, 98101-4151

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200607/06/2015
NYCurrently registered 200403/13/2015
DCInactive 200408/25/2008

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent (5.0-5.0)Martindale-Hubbell2014
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberMcNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren, PLLC2014 - Present
AssociateMcNaul Ebel Nawrot & Helgren P.L.L.C.2008 - 2013
Trial AttorneyThe Defender Association2006 - 2008
Teaching FellowGeorgetown University Law Center2003 - 2005

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Jewish Family Service (Seattle)Board Member2014 - Present
The Defender Association (King County)Board Member2008 - 2012
Cardozo Society of Washington StateBoard Member2008 - 2010

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Commercial LitigationPrevailed on all claims at jury trial.
Personal Injury DefenseAll claims voluntarily dismissed after summary judgment motion filed.
Commercial Litigation/Constitutional LawUnanimous victory in Washington State Supreme Court

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterN/ALL.M - Master of Laws2005
New York University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor - Cum Laude2003
Oberlin CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Washington State Supreme CourtDavis v. Cox2015
Advanced Trial Advocacy Institute, Seattle University School of LawVisual Trial and Today's Technology2014
American Bar Association, General Practice, Solo and Small Firm DivisionA Picture Is Worth a 1000 Words (Multimedia Technology in the Courtroom)2012
University of Washington School of LawTrial Advocacy II2011
University of Washington School of LawTrial Advocacy I2010
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyBuilding Trial Skills: Northwest2010
National Institute for Trial AdvocacyBuilding Trial Skills: Northwest2009