I hope I'm not jinxing it, but so far this summer has gone well. The weather has been amazing, my clients are outstanding, the law remains interesting, I work with a great team, and during Food Frenzy we can all wear jeans if we contribute funds to the food drive. What more can anyone possibly want out of a law career?
That said, if there wasn't mobility in the Seattle legal market, there would be no Bar Talk, so keep those cards and letters (and emails) coming.
Aric Jarrett has been promoted to partner in Stoel Rives LLP's Seattle office. His practice focuses on complex commercial and class action litigation.
Davis Bae and Catharine Morisset have become partners in Fisher & Phillips LLP's new Seattle office. Bae is the firm's managing partner in the Seattle office and practices immigration law. Morisset handles employment litigation, employee leaves, employment discrimination and harassment, wage-and-hour issues, employment law training, and appeals. Both were previously with Jackson Lewis, LLP.
Amy Royalty has joined Ryan Swanson Cleveland, PLLC as a member in its Immigration Group. Royalty was previously with MacDonald, Hoague & Bayless.
Alison Robinson has been promoted to ownership at Veris Law Group PLLC. Robinson advises clients on environmental and real estate matters, with an emphasis on regulatory issues associated with contaminated properties.
J. Michael Keyes has joined Dorsey & Whitney as a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Group. Keyes, who was previously with K&L Gates, practices in the areas of trademark and copyright infringement, unfair competition and false advertising.
Jennifer Aragon has joined the Seattle office of Lewis Brisbois as an associate in the firm's insurance coverage and bad faith litigation practices. Aragon was previously an associate at Cole Wathen Leid Hall, P.C.
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