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Robin Alison Schachter

Litigation Attorney at Seattle, WA

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  • Licensed for 29 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1994
    Voluntarily Resigned No misconduct found

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About Robin

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Robin’s practice focuses on protection of trademark and trade dress rights, resolving internet-related intellectual property disputes and working with clients in the franchise industry. She also continues her work with privately-held businesses and individuals on a wide range of commercial litigation matters. Robin has successfully resolved trademark and domain name claims in federal and state courts and before the TTAB, negotiated Consent to Use and Concurrent Use agreements, and tried trademark cases to judgment. Her trade dress cases have given her appreciation for a wide range of products, including chocolate truffle packaging, heavy equipment trailers and power boats.


Robin is a trained mediator and has served as an arbitrator. Whether the resolution is through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, trial or appeal, Robin’s goal is to provide her clients with an objective assessment of their situation, an accurate forecast of likely outcomes, sensible advice, timely communication and zealous protection of their rights.


Robin Alison Schachter
1201 3rd Ave Ste 3400
Seattle, WA, 98101-3034

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Work Experience

  • Member
  • Ryan, Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
  • 1994 - Present


  • University of Washington School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • Yale University
  • B.A.
  • 1984


  • Toastmasters
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Seattle Women's Franchise Network
  • Co-chair
  • N/A
  • International Franchise Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • King County Washington Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Certified Mediator
  • University of Washington
  • 2004
  • Rising Star
  • Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • 2001
  • Chapter Member of the Year
  • King County Washington Women Lawyers
  • 2000


  • Ryan Swanson
  • Internal Electronic Policies in the Age of “E-Discovery”
  • 2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Seminar
  • Trademarks
  • 2010
  • Womens Franchise Network
  • Franchising
  • 2009
  • Winds Of Change Employment Law Update
  • Employment Law
  • 2009
  • CLE
  • Non-Competition Agreements – Through a Blue Penciled Lens
  • 2009
  • Winds Of Change Employment Law Update
  • Employment Law
  • 2008
  • Winds Of Change Employment Law Update
  • Employment Law
  • 2007
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Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Business Attorney | Oct 12
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Robin and I worked opposite each other on a dispute between two members of an LLC. The situation was very sticky, with lots of moving parts and allegations that made the case difficult to resolve. But I came to respect Robin's intellegence and savvy in finding business solutions, her skill as a litigator, and her high level of professionalism. Robin represents the best qualities in the legal community and I would recommend a new client to her without hesitation."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Robin was made for litigation. She is fast and intelligent and does it all with a smile. I have known her since she was a young intern and have always respected her work. I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Robin for almost seven years. During that time, Robin has impressed me with her professionalism and her commitment to her clients. I have referred many clients to Robin and her firm and will continue to do so without hesitation. "
Business Attorney | Jun 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Robin is a wonderful attorney. She is smart, savvy, and a great communicator, but most importantly she is honest and not afraid to speak the truth. I have known her for well over a decade and have referred numerous matters to her, all with complete trust and confidence."

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Seattle Litigation Lawyer Robin Alison Schachter
Robin Alison Schachter
Litigation Attorney
Seattle, WA