Helsell Fetterman Welcomes David Corey

David Corey, an experienced trial lawyer, has joined Helsell Fetterman’s Healthcare and Medical Malpractice teams.

Dave received his BA from the University of Denver, where he was captain of the varsity swim team and a 1990 NAIA All-American selection. A native of Seattle, Dave graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 1996. He started his legal career as a prosecutor with Tacoma City Attorney’s Office where he tried over 60 criminal cases.

Dave left the City Attorney’s office to focus his litigation skills in the area of medical malpractice defense and has spent the past 19 years defending physicians and hospitals against medical malpractice lawsuits and representing physicians in professional licensing and disciplinary proceedings before the Washington Medical Commission.

Dave is a leader in his field and is frequently invited to speak to audiences of doctors, nurses, lawyers and risk management professionals on the topics related to medical malpractice.

Dave is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and Washington Defense Trial Lawyers.  He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court as well as the state and federal courts of Washington and Alaska.  He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and Alaska Bar Association and is a member of the King County, Pierce County and Anchorage Bar Associations. He was also recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2020.