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About Me

I am a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including intellectual property and antitrust matters.  My experience has primarily been representing local and national corporations in various federal and state courts, as well as in arbitrations and mediations


Practice Areas


  1. Intellectual Property: 50%
  2. Antitrust & Trade Law: 50%

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Contact Info

Summit Law Group

315 5th Ave S Ste 1000
Seattle, WA, 98104-2682


WIGood Standing199803/23/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Order of the CoifUniversity of Wisconsin Law School1998
Wisconsin Women's Law JournalUniversity of Wisconsin Law School1998
Departmental Honors in HistoryNorthwestern University1994
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
MemberSummit Law Group2010 - Present
AttorneySummit Law Group2009 - 2009
AssociateHeller Ehrman LLP2001 - 2008
Law Clerk to Judge Marsha J. PechmanUnited States District Court1999 - 2001
Law Clerk to Chief Justice Barbara DurhamWashington State Supreme Court1998 - 1999
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Women Lawyers, Judicial Evaluation CommitteeMemberN/A
Northwest Women's Law Center Screening CommitteeMemberN/A
ACLU of Washington Foundation Legal CommitteeMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
The Antitrust Counterattack in Patent Infringement LitigationBasics of Patent Infringement Litigation2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wisconsin Law SchoolLawJuris Doctor1998
Northwestern UniversityHistory and SpanishBachelor of Arts1994
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Washington Women Lawyers Leadership SymposiumThe Strategy and Art of Taking and Defending Depositions2007
Trade Secrets Litigation & Transactions CLETrial Strategies for Plaintiffs and Defendants2007
Heller Ehrman Seattle Immersion Training ProgramTrial Preparation: 45 Days before Trial2005