Congratulations to Ogden Murphy Wallace Attorneys named “Lawyers of the Year” by Best Lawyers

Carrie Soli and Amber Quintal have been named 2021 “Lawyers of The Year” based on surveys conducted by the globally renowned, peer reviewed publication Best Lawyers.

The Best Lawyers in America (2021) is determined by reviews from fellow lawyers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers has been a source of reliable and well-known legal referrals by both clients and lawyers alike.

Carrie Soli was recognized in Real Estate Law and Amber Quintal was recognized in Tax Law.

Ogden Murphy Wallace is recognized as a leading multi-specialty law firm in the Pacific Northwest region and strives to provide exceptional legal services to commercial, municipal, and individual entities. To learn more about our firm and the services we offer, please visit www.omwlaw.com.

Contact: Joy Cho, Marketing Communications, 206.447.7000 or jcho@omwlaw.com.

Congratulations to Ogden Murphy Wallace Attorneys Named to the 2020 Washington Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists

Congratulations to the nine attorneys from Ogden Murphy Wallace have been named to the Washington Super Lawyers list, and another five were named to the Washington Rising Stars list

The annually published Super Lawyers list recognizes outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only the top five percent of attorneys in Washington are selected. The Rising Stars list recognizes only the top 2.5 percent of attorneys who either are under the age of 40 or have practiced for 10 years or less.

The Ogden Murphy Wallace attorneys to have received recognition this year are:

2020 Washington Super Lawyers:

  • Donald W. Black, Healthcare
  • Geoff Bridgman, Business Litigation
  • Teresa R. Byers, Estate Planning
  • Paul J. Dayton, Business Litigation
  • Mary Re Knack, Healthcare
  • William F. Malaier, Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Andrew W. Maron, Construction Litigation
  • Scott M. Missall, Land Use
  • Athan E. Tramountanas, Construction Litigation

2020 Washington Rising Stars:

  • Brian S. Epley, Environmental Litigation
  • Daniel P. Kenny, Municipal
  • Casey F. Moriarty, Healthcare
  • Daniel Shickich, General Litigation
  • Elana R. Zana, Healthcare

Ogden Murphy Wallace is recognized as a leading multi-specialty law firm in the Pacific Northwest region and strives to provide exceptional legal services to commercial, municipal, and individual entities. To learn more about our firm and the services we offer, please visit www.omwlaw.com.

Contact: Joy Cho, Marketing Communications, 206.447.7000 or jcho@omwlaw.com.

Three Members Join Ogden Murphy Wallace

(Teresa R. Byers, Partner)

Seattle, Wash. (March 2, 2020) Effective March 2, 2020, three new members will be joining Ogden Murphy Wallace P.L.L.C. in its Seattle office: Teresa R. Byers, Bruce A. McDermott, and Daniel J. Vecchio.  All three attorneys were formerly with Foster Garvey P.C./Garvey Schubert Barer. With the addition of these three new members, Ogden Murphy Wallace’s total headcount (Seattle and Wenatchee) will come to about 60 attorneys. The addition of these new attorneys expands Ogden Murphy Wallace’s existing Trusts & Estates planning practice area and adds a highly regarded Trust and Estates litigation team as well. With over 110 years of firm history, Ogden Murphy Wallace has been a leading regional law firm with origins deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest. By growing its team, Ogden Murphy Wallace maintains its standing as one of the top regional law firms (headquartered and offices in the Pacific Northwest only) in the market.

(Bruce A. McDermott, Partner)

Teresa R. Byers – Teresa’s practice includes trust & estates litigation, estate planning, federal tax, and charitable & tax-exempt organizations.

Bruce A. McDermott – Bruce’s practice focuses on trust & estates litigation, commercial litigation, banking litigation, antitrust, and intellectual property. His intellectual property experience involves litigation in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade dress infringement.

Daniel J. Vecchio – Dan’s practice emphasizes trusts & estates litigation, bankruptcy & creditor’s rights, and complex commercial litigation. He has represented clients in a variety of matters in Washington and California, including both beneficiaries and trustees in trust disputes and both creditors and debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.

(Daniel J. Vecchio, Partner)

“Ogden Murphy Wallace is a firm that has always focused on a strong, common culture that promotes collaboration, between and among both attorneys and staff, excellent client service, and provides the highest quality legal services using a team approach,” said Don Black, Chair at Ogden Murphy Wallace. “The addition of Bruce, Teresa and Dan, who share in these values, will only strengthen our culture while also providing new perspectives in our practices. We are thrilled to have them joining the OMW team.”

“We are excited to become an integrated part of the Ogden Murphy Wallace team,” said Bruce McDermott, former Principal at Foster Garvey. “Teresa, Dan, our staff, and I believe that we are a great for each other, culturally and professionally.”

The new hires will all work out of OMW’s Downtown Seattle office.