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  1. Appeals: 80%
    4 years
  2. Litigation: 20%
    4 years

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    Leonard is one of the finest appellate lawyers I have ever worked with. His writing ability is without peer, and he is an effective oral advocate. He has my highest recommendation.


    Daniel Zariski Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Stoel Rives

600 University Street, Suite 3600
Seattle, WA, 98101


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Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Avvo Top Environmental/Natural Resources LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
AV Peer ReviewN/A2007
Super LawyerN/A2007
Washington State Bar Association Pro Bono AwardN/A2006
Sears AwardN/A1991
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Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Review of LitigationMootness in the Class Action Context: Court-Created Exceptions to the ‘Case or Controversy’ Requirement of Article III2007
Seattle University Law ReviewIndependent Ink At The Crossroads Of Antitrust And Intellectual Property Law — The Court’s Holding Regarding Market Power In Cases Involving Patents And Implications In Cases Involving Copyrights2007
Washington State Bar Association Bar News"Avoiding Liability For Securities Fraud: The Legal Significance Of Integration (And Non-Reliance) Clauses Under State And Federal Law,"2006
UnknownLimitation of Suit: A Call For Equitable Tolling2006
Analysis & Perspective Vol. 06, Number 18Litigating in the New Class Action World: An Update on the Evolving Case Law Under the Class Action Fairness Act2005
Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Law JournalThe Equitable Tolling Doctrine in First Party Insurance Coverage Matters: Analysis, Benefits and an Illustrative Case Study2005
Washington State Bar Association Bar News"The 9th Circuit Pro Bono Program: Public Service and Personal Satisfaction"2003
Antitrust Litigator, Volume 22, Number 3"Primer on Pricing Practices and the Antitrust Laws,"1994
Review of Litigationhe Interstate Compact: A Cooperative Solution to Complex Litigation in State Courts1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Harvard University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of WashingtonPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Appellate AdvocacyEffective Appellate Advocacy in Federal Court1999
Third Annual Ninth Circuit Appellate Practice InstituteAppellate Advocacy1996