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I head the commercial litigation group in the Seattle office of Keller Rohrback L.L.P.  (The firm also has offices in New York City; Phoenix; and Santa Barbara, CA.)  My practice focuses on complex commercial litigation involving business disputes, including unfair competition, and real estate disputes.  I also have extensive experience litigating banking disputes, partnership disputes, and securities claims.  I have litigated since 1983 in state and federal trial and appellate courts in various states, and have experience resolving commerical, real estate, business, and securities disputes in a variety of arbitration forums and through mediation.


Practice areas


  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 100%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Debra Kay Synovec

    I have known Rob Crichton for several years. Quite simply, Rob is one of the finest commercial lawyers that I know, and I have great respect for him. He is an exceptionally intelligent, skilled, diligent, and personable lawyer; his skill reflects a combination of substantive knowledge, effective strategy, sound judgment, and common sense. Rob’s character and ethics are beyond reproach. In addition to being an excellent lawyer, Rob is as good a person as you could hope to find. If I were in need of a commercial litigator, Rob would be my first choice, and I recommend him without reservation.


    Debra Synovec Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sean Bennet Malcolm

    Rob is an excellent lawyer. He has a wealth of experience to draw upon and provides his clients with direct and honest representation of the highest order.


    Sean Malcolm Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Keller Rohrback L.L.P.

1201 Third Avenue
Suite 3200
Seattle, WA, 98101-3052


NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 198303/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2008
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2006
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Member/PartnerKeller Rohrback L.L.P.1997 - Present
AssociateKeller Rohrback L.L.P.1991 - 1996
AssociateStein, Zauderer, Ellenhorn, Frischer & Sharp1986 - 1991
AssociateLeBoeuf, Lamb, Lieby & MacRae1983 - 1986
Association namePosition nameDuration
Gavel & Hammer SocietySteering Committee2003 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1991 - Present
American Bar Association, Section of LitigationMember1991 - Present
American Bar Association, Section of Business LawMember1991 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Trost v. Aesethetic Litetouch, Inc., P.S.Obtained $488,084.30 judgment
South Kitsap Family Worship Center v. WeirObtained damages for lis pendens
Mobile Workforce, Inc. v. Pacific Medical, Inc.Successul trial of software licensing fee dispute
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Publication nameTitleDate
Puget Sound Business JournalErrant Stockbrokers Under Siege1991
Current Problems in Federal Civil Practice 1988Contribution and Indemnification1988
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Brown UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
10 Things Every Lawyer Should Know About 10 Legal TopicsDisclosure Issues in Residential Real Estate Transactions2009