Drew E. Pearsall is an associate in the firm’s litigation department.  He has trial, arbitration, and mediation experience in a broad range of matters including personal injury, professional liability, and product liability.  Drew enjoys representing clients in a diverse range of tort, contract dispute, insurance coverage, and environmental law cases.  He is especially familiar with environmental matters brought pursuant to Washington’s Model Toxics Control Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.

Drew received his B.A. from Whitman College in History and Rhetoric. He received his law degree from the University of Washington School of Law where he was a member of the Washington Journal of Environmental Law & Policy and served as one of its Notes and Comments Editors.  Prior to joining Ogden Murphy Wallace, Drew worked at another civil litigation firm in Seattle, Washington and before that worked as a paralegal in a small law firm specializing in construction defect matters.  Drew is admitted to practice in Washington and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

Representative Personal Injury and Professional Liability Matters

  • Represented two construction service companies that provide powerline and fiber optic cable services in a wide range of personal injury and professional liability matters.  Defense verdict in case tried in King County Superior Court that was successfully defended on appeal to the Washington Court of Appeals, Division One.
  • Successfully defended construction service company in arbitration involving personal injury and professional liability claims asserted against company and its driver stemming from a motor vehicle accident while company driver was on duty.
  • Represented civil engineer in professional liability matter and obtained voluntary dismissal after filing motion for summary judgment.

Representative Product Liability Matters

  • Represented plumbing products manufacturer in arbitration involving alleged manufacturing and design defects.  Defense verdict.
  • Represented manufacturer of gas pump components and obtained voluntary dismissal and nonsuit after filing motion for summary judgment.

Practice Areas

Association Memberships

  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association

Education

  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law
  • B.A., Whitman College, History, Rhetoric

Publications

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