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Paul E. Fogarty

Business Attorney at Seattle, WA

5.0   6 reviews
  • State Years
    Washington - WA 26 years
    Texas - TX 33 years
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1997
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1990
    Status
    MCLE Non-Practicing No misconduct found

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About Paul

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Paul Fogarty has been a trial lawyer since 1990. He has tried jury and non-jury cases in the state and federal courts of Washington, Oregon and Texas. Mr. Fogarty's practice focuses on commercial litigation, insurance coverage, employment litigation, professional negligence and substantial personal injury cases, including wrongful death and sexual abuse cases. Mr. Fogarty also assists clients located in Australia, Canada, China, Germany and Singapore who do business in the United States and assists clients located in the United States with their business relationships in Australia, which is where Mr. Fogarty grew up.

Before founding Fogarty Law Group PLLC, Mr. Fogarty's prior law firm affiliations include practicing in the Seattle offices of Preston, Gates & Ellis, LLP (now K&L Gates) and Williams, Kastner & Gibbs LLP and in the Houston office of the international law firm, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

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Location

Fogarty Law Group PLLC
1904 3rd Ave, Suite 933
Seattle, WA, 98101

Reviews

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Posted by Conveyancer | January 21, 2024
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| Consulted Attorney
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Posted by J | July 16, 2021
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Consultation Success
Paul, Consulted with me on a specific matter regarding Business Contracts & gave me great advice.
Posted by Anwar | October 8, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Brilliant Attorney
Paul is one of those rare attorneys who not only knows the law but also understands the real life situations, He litigated and settled my case with a lot of compassion. I would gladly recommend him to anyone.
Posted by anonymous | September 16, 2019
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| Consulted Attorney
Kind, knowledgeable, honest
Paul talked to me about something that's been plaguing my mind for some time and was honest with me 100% of the way. He didn't steer me wrong and in fact he recommended a cheaper lawyer for the same case. He didn't have to do that and I'm thankful for his lack of greed.
Posted by Myra | January 13, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Outstanding, Caring Lawyer
Paul Fogarty was my attorney for a defamation and workplace harassment case. I felt so fortunate to find him, and I could not have asked for a better attorney. He is an outstanding, caring attorney with a good heart and excellent work ethics. My case was emotionally stressful and took several months, and at times I wanted to give up, but Paul’s support and calm confidence got me through it. He strongly advocated for me at every turn. Paul is a genius at what he does. I was impressed by his knowledge, his brilliant strategy and powerful arguments. Paul was worth every penny that I paid to him, and I cannot recommend him highly enough. He is an incredible lawyer. His excellent work during this difficult ordeal led to a very favorable outcome in my case, and I will be forever grateful to him.
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Posted by John | June 19, 2013
Brilliant Super Attorney
Paul is an absolutely brilliant attorney and I was very fortunate to have him represent me in my case. Masterful winning arguments and presentations to the Justices in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals finally resulted in a settlement offer from the City. I just can't say enough good things about him. You definitely want Paul on your side. One thing that I really appreciated above all was that from beginning to end, Paul always looked after my best interests.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Fogarty Law Group PLLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Member
  • Dearmin Fogarty PLLC
  • 2008 - 2015
  • Member
  • Burkett, Burdette & Fogarty, PLLC
  • 2001 - 2008
  • Associate
  • Preston Gates & Ellis
  • 1999 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Williams Kastner & Gibbs
  • 1997 - 1999
  • Associate
  • Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
  • 1990 - 1997
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Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • JD Cum Laude
  • 1990
  • University of California - San Diego
  • BA
  • 1987
  • Waverley College (High School), Sydney, Australia
  • 1981

Associations

  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1990 - 1997
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel
  • Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer Corporate Counsel
  • Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer for 2009
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer for 2008
  • Washington Journal of Law & Politics
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer for 2007
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer for 2006
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2006
  • Rising Star for 2002
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2002
  • President's Award
  • Houston Bar Association
  • 1994
  • J.D., Cum laude
  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • 1990
  • University of San Diego School of Law Academic Scholarship
  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • 1989
  • American Jurisprudence Award: Corporations
  • American Jurisprudence
  • 1989
  • University of San Diego School of Law Academic Scholarship
  • University of San Diego School of Law
  • 1988
  • American Jurisprudence Award: Constitutional Law
  • American Jurisprudence
  • 1988
  • Dean's List
  • University of California, San Diego
  • 1986
  • Dean's List
  • University of California, San Diego
  • 1985
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Publications

  • Lessons Learned From Key Bad Faith Court Rulings
  • Denial of Coverage: Comparative Analysis of Breach of Contract, Wrongful Denial and Bad Faith
  • 2009
  • Lessons Learned from Key Bad Faith Court Rulings
  • Bad Faith Liability When No Coverage Exists
  • 2009
  • Lessons Learned From Key Bad Faith Rulings
  • Overview of General Bad Faith Principles
  • 2009
  • Countdown to Trial: A Crash Course in Trial Preparation for Paralegals
  • Useful Discovery for Trial
  • 2009
  • Direct and Cross Examination for Civil Litigators
  • The Art of Cross Examination
  • 2007
  • Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics
  • Using Expert Depositions at Trial in Washington
  • 2006
  • Insurance Law: Third Party Coverage
  • Directors and Officers Insurance in a Post-Enron Environment
  • 2006
  • Environmental Supplement to Washington Journal
  • Now or Later
  • 1998
  • Toxic Tort Law in Texas
  • Toxic Tort Law in Texas (co-authored with Dana Kirk)
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • WSBA Office of Disciplinary Counsel Internal CLE
  • Ethical Pitfalls of Discovery Into Social Online Networking
  • 2010
  • Lessons Learned From Key Bad Faith Rulings
  • Coverage By Estoppel and Besel Settlements
  • 2009
  • Lessons Learned From Key Bad Faith Court Rulings
  • Overview of General Bad Faith Principles
  • 2009
  • Lessons Learned From Key Bad Faith Court Rulings
  • Denial of Coverage
  • 2009
  • Countdown to Trial: A Crash Course in Trial Preparation for Paralegals
  • Useful Discovery for Trial
  • 2009
  • Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics
  • Using Expert Depositions at Trial in Washington
  • 2008
  • The Art of Cross Examination (Tacoma)
  • The Art of Cross Examination
  • 2007
  • The Art of Cross Examination (Seattle)
  • The Art of Cross Examination
  • 2007
  • National Claims Manager Meeting For An Insurance Company
  • Why Do Insureds Contact Attorneys
  • 2007
  • Insurance Law: Third Party Coverage
  • Directors and Officers Insurance in a Post-Enron Environment
  • 2006
  • Advanced Expert Witness Deposition Tactics
  • Using Expert Depositions at Trial in Washington
  • 2006
  • Presentation to Claims Attorneys
  • Washington Insurance Law
  • 2004
  • Toxic Tort Law in Texas
  • Toxic Tort Law in Texas
  • 1996
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (4)
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Personal injury Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Paul. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Litigation Attorney | Apr 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Fogarty is intelligent, insightful and always personable. He provides excellent representation to his clients. I give him my highest endorsement."
Insurance Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Paul is an enthusiastic and tenacious advocate for his clients. These qualities, combined with his knowledge and experience, make for an attorney who does an excellent job on all his matters, large and small."
Litigation Attorney | Nov 29
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Paul is the quintessential litigator--adept, tenacious, and results driven. However, I have also found Paul to be very humanistic. Not only are you getting an experienced, aggressive litigator on your side but you'll also know and feel that you're in good hands with Paul and that he cares beyond the dollar signs."
Litigation Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I am a plaintiff's lawyer and Mr. Fogarty was my opposing counsel in a lawsuit. I found him to be professional, courteous, and friendly without compromising his relentless advocacy on behalf of his client. I was pleased to work with him and expect that his clients are as well."
Litigation Attorney | Feb 25
Relationship: Other
"Paul is a highly skilled, aggressive advocate for his clients. I am particularly impressed by his attention to detail and meticulous preparation. I recommend his services without reservation."
Employment and labor Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have been acquainted with Paul Forgarty's legal work for over 18 years. He is an excellent, hard working and dedicated attorney. He is an outstanding advocate for his clients."
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Seattle Business Lawyer Paul E. Fogarty
Paul E. Fogarty
Business Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 33 years