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  1. Workers Compensation: 20%
  2. Products Liability: 20%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
  4. Insurance: 20%
  5. Automobile Negligence: 20%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Lisa Ellen Seifert

    Putnam and Lieb are the first lawyers I refer to for cases involving workplace injury. Their superb reputation is well deserved.


    Lisa Seifert Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Frederick Wayne Lieb

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Kim has helped write much of the critical legislation helping people secure their rights in the civil justice system. His advice is routinely sought by lawyers throughout the state.


    Frederick Lieb Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Putnam & Lieb

907 Legion Way Southeast

Olympia, WA, 98501-1520


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers Association2015
Best Lawyers in WashingtonBest Lawyers in Washington2014
US News & World ReportBest Law Firm in US2014
Million Dollar Advocates ForumMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerPutnam Lieb Potvin1980 - Present
ODA Leader, Staff OfficerUs Army Special Forces1980 - 1982
Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Staff OfficerUs Army Infantry1972 - 1977
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationChair Insurance Section1988 - 1990
Washington State Trial LawyersChair of Workers Comp Committee1988 - 1989
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers PACN/A1979 - 2013
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Callaghan & CoHandling Motor Vehicle Accident Cases1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
United States Military AcademyN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1972