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Stephen Charles Willey

Intellectual property Attorney at Seattle, WA

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also known as Steve Willey

  • State Years
    California - CA 23 years
    Washington - WA 29 years
    Wisconsin - WI 29 years
  • Licensed for 23 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2000
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State WI
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Stephen

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Steve represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of commercial disputes, including intellectual property matters, business torts, contracts, securities claims, and employment-related issues.   He tries cases, handles appeals, engages in ADR, and assists clients with litigation-related counseling. 

 

Steve joined Savitt Bruce & Willey in 2003 and previously practiced with Perkins Coie in Seattle and Latham & Watkins in Menlo Park, California.  Steve has also been in-house as the sole Corporate Counsel for a 100-employee start-up company, where he was responsible for all legal matters, including contracting, corporate finance, and intellectual property enforcement.  He is a graduate, cum laude, of the University of Wisconsin Law School and is licensed in Washington and California.

Location

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP
Joshua Green Building
1425 Fourth Avenue Suite 800
Seattle, WA, 98101-2272

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AVVO RATING 9.7 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP
  • 2005 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Savitt & Bruce LLP
  • 2003 - 2005
  • Associate
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • 2001 - 2002
  • Corporate Counsel
  • ELetter, Inc. / Launchpoint, Inc.
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • 1994 - 1999
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Education

  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • J.D., cum laude
  • 1994
  • Williams College
  • B.A. - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1985

Associations

  • American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Federal Bar Association (W.D. Wash.)
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • King County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • American Inn of Court, Intellectual Property
  • Member
  • 2012 - 2019
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • Key Individual
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • BTI Client Service All-Star
  • BTI Consulting Group
  • 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Key Individual
  • Chambers USA
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • Washington Super Lawyers
  • 2006
  • Washington’s Most Amazing Attorneys
  • Washington CEO Magazine
  • 2006
  • League of Justice
  • 2006
  • Cum laude
  • University of Wisconsin Law School
  • 1994
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Publications

  • LexisNexis publication
  • Washington Contract Litigation
  • 2015

Speaking Engagements

  • Washington Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Finessing the Fine Print: Getting What you Want and Knowing What You’re Getting with Agreements to Arbitrate and Covenants not to Compete
  • 2014
  • The William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court
  • Anatomy of a Deal Gone Bad
  • 2013
  • Annual Federal Practice CLE
  • The New Supreme Court
  • 2005
  • Practicing Law Institute
  • Basics of Accounting & Finance
  • 2002
  • Basics of Accounting & Finance
  • Uses of Financial Information
  • 2002
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Lawsuits and disputes Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Steve is an excellent lawyer. He is extremely smart and very methodical in the way he approaches cases. He works hard for his clients, and is very responsive. I do not hesitate to recommend him."
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Seattle Intellectual property Lawyer Stephen Charles Willey
Stephen Charles Willey
Intellectual property Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 29 years