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Ten Helsell Fetterman Attorneys Recognized as 2020 Best Lawyers in America

Ten Helsell Fetterman attorneys were recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America.  The Best Lawyers in America is the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession in the United States. Congratulations to Helsell Fetterman’s 2020 Best Lawyers: Katharine Brindley: Health Care Litigation Scott Collins: Insolvency and Restructuring, Real Estate Laura Hoexter: Trusts and Estates, […]

Debra Akhbari Awarded Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by King County Bar Association

Debra Akhbari is the recipient of the King County Bar Association’s 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.  The Award is intended to recognize young lawyers who make: Substantial contributions to the legal profession and/or Substantial contributions to the King County Bar Association and/or Substantial contributions to the community and/or Demonstrated excellence in their legal practice Debbie […]

Seven Helsell Fetterman Attorneys Recognized to 2019 Super Lawyers List

A total of seven attorneys from Helsell Fetterman were recognized as Washington Super Lawyers® for 2019. The seven attorneys were recognized for their accomplishments in certain practice areas, including Banking, Business Transactions and Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Estate Planning, Health Care, Medical Malpractice Defense, and others. Several Helsell Fetterman attorneys were named to multiple categories. Super Lawyers […]

Seven Helsell Fetterman Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Rising Stars

Helsell Fetterman’s Shawn Butler, Sarah Elerson, Brandon Gribben, Lauren Parris Watts, Michelle Pham, Matthew Pierce and Liberty Upton were recognized as Washington Rising Stars for 2019 by the rating service Super Lawyers®. The  seven attorneys were recognized for their accomplishments in certain practice areas, including Business Litigation, Family Law, Real Estate, Employment & Labor Commercial Litigation and Estate […]

Laura Hoexter Voted Best Attorney by Readers of 425 Magazine for 11th Straight Year

Helsell Fetterman partner and chair of its Wealth Transfer Group, Laura Hoexter, was selected as Best Attorney by the readers of 425 Magazine.  The 2019 poll marks the eleventh year in a row that Laura has topped the list.  Laura’s practice focuses on wills, trusts and business succession planning.  Helsell Fetterman is proud of Laura’s […]

6th Annual Spring Employment Breakfast Seminar

Breakfast with Helsell Fetterman’s Employment Group Join us at our 6th annual spring breakfast as we discuss the practical and legal issues that commonly confront employers in the ever-changing employment and labor landscape. Topics include: Washington Wage Issues Internal v. Independent Investigations What to Do Before They Go: The Right Way to Fire an Employee […]

Breakfast with Helsell Fetterman’s Land Use and Real Estate Practice Groups

The land use and real estate landscape in Seattle and the greater Puget Sound area is experiencing rapid and unprecedented change.  Helsell Fetterman’s Land Use and Real Estate Practice Groups are here to help you navigate through these recent developments.  Please join our attorneys for breakfast and an up to the moment legal update. Topics […]

Mary Haddad Speaks at the International Association of Defense Counsel

Mary DePaolo Haddad was an International Association of Defense Counsel panelist this past week in Santa Barbara, California on the Aftermath of the Supreme Court’s Decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop addressing whether owners of public accommodations can refuse certain services based on First Amendment claims of free speech and free exercise of religion and thereby receive […]

Helsell Fetterman Welcomes Two New Partners

Helsell Fetterman LLP, a premier mid-sized law firm in the Pacific Northwest providing trusted advice and formidable advocacy for its clients is pleased to welcome Shawn Butler and Nicholas Harper-Smith to the partnership. Shawn Butler represents clients in all phases of litigation in Washington State and Federal Courts in matters involving business disputes, real estate, personal […]

Mike Spence to Moderate 2019 Battle of the Barristers

Back by popular demand, Mike Spence will again moderate the 2019 Battle of the Barristers – “Reduce Your Legal Liability.” The Battle of the Barristers is the Seattle KingCounty REALTORS® annual fundraiser that brings real estate attorneys together to discuss and debate real estate topics in front of an audience of real estate professionals. Mike will both stoke […]

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