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Gwendolyn C. Payton

Gwendolyn C. Payton

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About Me

Gwendolyn Payton is a shareholder at Lane Powell PC, admitted to practice in Washington and Alaska. She is the chair of Lane Powell's Class Action practice group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, class actions, intellectual property, antitrust and trade litigation.


Practice Areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 100%
    18 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

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    This lawyer is a first-rate litigator on a national level.


    Kathryn Ross
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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    As in-house counsel, I have worked with Gwendolyn for many years on a wide variety of litigation matters. I endorse her unequivocally. Gwendolyn is a brilliant, creative and dedicated attorney who goes endless extra miles to achieve exceptional results for her clients. Gwendolyn is also a delight to have on the team.


    Janet McKinnon Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

1420 5th Ave Ste 4100
Seattle, WA, 98101-2338


AKActive Out of State199706/16/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2009
40 under 40Puget Sound Business Journal2008
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderLane Powell PC1996 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1996 - 2007
Alaska Bar AssociationN/A1996 - 2007
Publication NameTitleDate
UnknownAuditing Your WebsiteN/A
UnknownIntellectual PropertyN/A
UnknownFront and Center: Clear and Conspicuous Online DisclosuresN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of ChicagoN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Trademarks and Domain NamesAvoiding Privacy LitigationN/A
Personalize or PerishOn the Frontine - The Rising Wave of Privacy LitigationN/A
Internet Law Highlights: Recent Developments and Practical SolutionsPrivacy UpdateN/A
Intellectual Property and Internet DevelopmentsCopyright Your WebsiteN/A
7th Annual Aggressive Advertising and the Law ForumPrivacy LitigationN/A
6th Annual Intellectual Property Institute: Website Privacy and Copyright IssuesPrivacy IssuesN/A