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Barbara J. Duffy

Barbara J. Duffy

Practice areas:

Commercial, Class Action

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About Me

I focus my trial practice on complex, commercial, health care and regulatory disputes. I am the Director of the Lane Powell Litigation Department firm-wide. I am Chair of the Lane Powell Long Term Care and Seniors Housing Client Service Team and also chair one of the Lane Powell Litigation practice groups




Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Class Action: 50%
  2. Commercial: 50%

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Contact Info

Lane Powell

1420 Fifth Ave
Suite 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2375




Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
Top 50 Women Attorneys in WashingtonWashington Law & Politics MagazineN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell1994 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar Association, Community Legal Services CommitteeN/AN/A
Friends of Seattle Public Library BoardPresidentN/A
Washington State Bar Association Skills Training CourseFaculty MemberN/A
National Health Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
American Health Lawyers Association, Long Term Care Practice GroupVice-ChairN/A
Litigation Counsel of America, Trial Lawyer Honorary SocietyFellowN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Washington CEO magazineDemand for Assisted Living Remains Strong in Spite of Weakening Economy2008
Lane Powell NewsletterFeeding Assistants Class ActionN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of Minnesota, Twin CitiesN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1985

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Health Care Compliance Association’s 14th Annual Compliance InstituteUnderstanding the Interactions Between Federal and State Integrity Recovery Programs in the Post-Acute Healthcare Setting2010
Health Care Compliance Association’s 14th Annual Compliance InstituteSmart Document Management in an Evolving World of Information and Legal Exposure2010
UnknownThe Demand for Fair Hearing Is Made:Now What?N/A
American Health Lawyers Association, Long Term Care and the Law ProgramMedicaid Rates for Nursing FacilitiesN/A