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Toby J. Marshall is a member of Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC, where he concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation, consumer protection, and employment law. Toby has represented workers and consumers in a variety of class actions, including wage and hour, product defect, and consumer fraud cases. He has tried and won lawsuits in state and federal courts and has also successfully briefed and argued cases before the Washington Court of Appeals and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Among his recent achievements, Toby obtained a $4.17 million judgment on behalf of 325 Washington employees who had been deprived of overtime pay. Toby graduated from the University of Washington School of Law, where he served on the Moot Court Honor Board and was selected to the Order of Barristers. He has been named five times to the annual Rising Stars list in Washington Law & Politics (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2010).


Practice areas


  1. Class Action: 60%
    14 years, 20 cases
  2. Employment: 20%
    14 years, 15 cases
  3. Litigation: 15%
    14 years, 40 cases
  4. Appeals: 5%
    14 years, 5 cases

Attorney endorsements

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  • Andrew Sean Biviano

    Toby is one of the best lawyers I've worked with. He is well-liked and respected, works hard, and gets results. I would gladly work with him again, or hire him.


    Andrew Biviano Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Boyd McFadden Mayo

    Toby Marshall is an effective and skilled lawyer, and I recommend Mr. Marshall without reservation. I have had the pleasure of working on several complex litigation matters and appeals with Mr. Marshall, and he is a zealous advocate who never fails to put the best interests of his clients before his own.


    Boyd Mayo Class action Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Terrell Marshall Law Group PLLC

936 N. 34th Street.
Suite 300
Seattle, WA, 98103


INTemporary Admission201508/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Champion of Justice AwardThe Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer2014
President's AwardWashington Defender Association2014
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Best Overall BriefFourteenth Annual Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition2002
Winner, Best Speaker, Best BriefUniversity of Washington School of Law Mock Trial Competition2002
National Order of Barristers AwardThe Order of Barristers2002
Winner, Best Speaker, Best BriefUniversity of Washington School of Law Environmental Law Competition2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
MemberTerrell Marshall Law Group PLLC2008 - Present
MemberTousley Brain Stephens PLLC2007 - 2008
AssociateTousley Brain Stephens PLLC2001 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionTreasurer2011 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Public Justice FoundationMember2009 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtMember2004 - 2006
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
McGinnity et al. v. AutoNation, Inc.$2.6 million judgment in favor of class
Godfrey et al. v. Chelan County PUDSettlement for $360,000
Ramirez v. Precision Drywall, Inc.$4.17 million judgment in favor of class
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Publication nameTitleDate
National Business Institute SeminarWrapping Up — Settlements, Judgments, Appeals and Enforcement2009
WSTLA CLEWage Claims: The Fundamentals of Wage and Hour Litigation2008
Trial NewsRecovering Paid Vacation Benefits – What Employees Need to Know to Make the Best Case under Washington Law2008
Pace Environmental Law ReviewFourteenth Annual Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition: Best Overall Brief2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
California State University, SacramentoEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
4th Annual Conference on Public DefenseThe Fundamentals of Filing Wage and Hour Claims2014
NELA Spring 2012 SeminarMediating Wage and Hour Class and Collective Actions2012
WSAJ 1st Annual Winter ConferenceUsing Consumer Laws to Better Represent Your Injured Clients: Schnall v. AT&T Wireless Panel Discussion2010
Mechanics of Washington Civil ProcedureSettlements, Judgments, Appeals and Enforcement2009
Litigation Basics SeminarWage Claims: The Fundamentals of Wage and Hour Litigation2008
FMLA Update SeminarIntermittent or Reduced-Schedule Leave Issues2006