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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    43 years, 400 cases
  2. Mediation: 25%
    30 years, 200 cases
  3. Arbitration: 25%
    25 years, 200 cases
  4. Business: 5%
    30 years
  5. Corporate: 5%
    30 years



Hourly ($400-450/hour)

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Cutler Nylander & Hayton, Professional Service Corporation

1191 2nd Avenue.
Suite. 1800
Seattle, WA, 98101-3426


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
2010 Top LawyersSeattle Met Magazine2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Avvo Top Licensing LawyerWashington CEO Magazine2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
FellowCollege of Commercial Arbitrators2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
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Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2003
ADR All StarWSBA ADR Section2002
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2002
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2001
ADR All StarWSBA ADR Section2001
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2000
ADR All StarWSBA ADR Section2000
ADR All StarWSBA ADR Section1999
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers1999
ADR All StarWSBA ADR Section1998
Rated "AV"Martindale-HubbellN/A
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney - PrincipalCutler Nylander & Hayton (and predecessors)1990 - Present
Attorney - ShareholderKarr Tuttle Campbell1986 - 1989
Attorney - PartnerSax and MacIver1979 - 1985
AttorneyPerkins Coie1973 - 1979
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of Commercial ArbitratorsFellow2006 - Present
Financial Industry Regulatory AuthorityPublic Arbitrator1996 - Present
American Arbitration AssociationMember/Arbitrator & Mediator1992 - Present
American Bar Association ADR SectionCouncil Member2005 - 2008
King County Bar AssociationChairman - ADR Section2002 - 2003
Civil Justice Reform Act Advisory GroupMember1998 - 2003
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)Trustee1998 - 2000
Washington State Bar AssociationChairman - ADR Section1998 - 1999
9th Circuit ADR CommitteeMember1997 - 2010
Pattern Jury Instruction Subcommittee on Commercial/Business LitigationMember1994 - 1997
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington chapter)Chairman - ADR Committee1986 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
WSBA International SectionDoing Business in Washington - ADR Chapter2010
Dispute Resolution JournalRepresenting Clients in Mediation: A Mediator's Perspective2003
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsADR Deskbook1998
WSBA International Law SectionDoing Business in Washington - ADR Chapter1997
Washington PracticeWashington Pattern Jury Instructions - Misappropriation of Trade Secrets/Tortious Interference with Economic Relations1997
The Broker, 55/3Who Owns the Expirations?1992
ABA Antitrust Law Section publicationAntitrust Evidence Handbook1991
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsWashington Consumer Protection, Antitrust and Unfair Business Practices Law Developments (2nd)1988
WSBA Section of Antitrust LawWashington Antitrust Law Developments1985
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Georgetown UniversityHistoryA.B.1970