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Washington State Office Of The Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division

800 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2000
Seattle, WA, 98104

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  1. Litigation: 100%
    12 years

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  • Deanna Jill Hawkins Pugh

    I have been lucky enough to work with Kim and to serve on a couple of Boards with her. She is head and shoulders above her legal peers in her intellect, her legal reasoning, and her writing. I refer potential clients to her with confidence that their matter will be handled well.


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralWashington State Office Of The Attorney General, Consumer Protection Division2013 - Present
MemberTerrell Marshall Daudt & Willie PLLC2011 - 2013
MemberTerrell Marshall & Daudt PLLC2010 - 2011
Of CounselTerrell Marshall & Daudt PLLC2010 - 2010
OwnerLaw Office of Kimberlee L. Gunning PLLC2008 - 2010
AssociateTousley Brain Stephens PLLC2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Northwest Consumer Law CenterBoard Member2013 - Present
QLaw FoundationBoard member2013 - Present
Federal Bar Association (Western District of Washington)N/A2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesN/A2012 - Present
QLaw- GLBT Bar Association of WashingtonCo-Chair, Judicial Evaluation Committee; Board of Directors2011 - Present
Public JusticeN/A2008 - Present
King County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Washington State Association for Justice, Consumer Protection SectionChair2011 - 2012
Pacific Coast Labor & Employment Law Conference Planning CommitteeCo-chair, Special Topics Subcommittee2009 - 2010
Washington Employment Lawyers AssociationN/A2008 - 2013
Unemployment Law ProjectBoard Member2008 - 2009
Washington State Association for JusticeN/A2008 - 2013
King County Washington Women LawyersCo-Vice President for CLEs2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Nelson v. Appleway Chevrolet, Inc. 160 Wn.2d 173 (2007)N/A
Chesbro v. Best Buy Stores, L.P., -- F.3d --, 2012 WL 4902839 (9th Cir. Oct. 17, 2012)N/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
WSAJ Nursing Home Deskbook"Arbitration Clauses"2012
Trial NewsConsumer Protection Act Update: Recent Appellate Decisions and Proposed Legislation2012
Trial NewsNew U.S. Supreme Court Decision: Bad News for Consumers?2011
Washington State Association for JusticeCivil Rights Deskbook (associate editor)2011
TechnoLawyer.comThink Before You Stipulate: The Perils of Being Too Agreeable Too Soon2010
Trial NewsGetting Too Personal: New Developments in CPA Claims Against Health Care Providers2010
King County Bar BulletinRising Retaliation Tide: What You Need to Know (co-authored with Sara Amies)2009
Employment Law Deskbook (WSAJ)Covenants Not to Compete and Trade Secret Protection (co-authored with Beth Terrell & Blythe Chandler)2009
Trial NewsFederal Preemption: A Change in the Wind?2009
Trial NewsWashington Courts Just Say No to Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Agreements2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyHistoryMA - Masters1998
Macalester CollegeHistoryB.A., magna cum laude1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Art of ArbitrationEmployment Arbitration Law Update2012
Employment Law EssentialsEnsuring Fair Competition in Employment: Advising Employees About Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, and Non-Disclosure Agreements2012
19th Annual WSBA Employment Law InstituteE-Discovery and Litigation Strategies in Employment Cases: Anticipating, Avoiding, and Resolving Issues Relating to Electronically Stored Information2012
WSBA 11th Annual Labor & Employment Law ConferenceEmployment Class Actions2011
WSAJ Staff Section BrownbagThe Consumer Protection Act: What You Need to Know2011
QLaw Using the Law to Protect LGBT RelationshipsQLaw - Sexual Orientation & Gender Identy Anti-Discrimination Law2011
WSAJ Winter ConferenceUsing Consumer Laws to Better Represent Your Injured Clients (co-chair)2010
WSAJ Motions Practice CLEPleading with an Eye Toward Appeal: The Minefield of Post-Trial Motions2009
KCBA Solo/Small Firm Success Strategies CLE"What I Wish I'd Known..." (panel member)2009
Employment Law CLEPreservation and Spoliation of Electronic Information2007