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Alejandra Torres Joins Preg O’Donnell & Gillett’s Portland Office

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Alejandra Torres has joined the Portland office. Ms. Torres brings with her experience in many areas of practice, including business litigation, complex commercial litigation, construction defect, and employment disputes.  She has represented clients in jury and bench trials and arbitrations in Oregon.

Ms. Torres received […]

April 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Summary Judgment Dismissal of Slip and Fall Case for Restaurant Client

Lori K. O’Tool and Amber Hazelquist recently obtained summary judgment dismissal of a slip and fall case on behalf of their restaurant client.  Plaintiff alleged the restaurant was liable for injuries arising from her slip and fall because the floor was mysteriously “slippery” and the “slippery” nature of the floor was an unreasonably dangerous […]

April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|
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Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s Holiday Season of Giving

In keeping with both the spirit of the season and the firm’s core values, Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett continued its annual tradition of contributing towards several charitable causes the 2017 holiday season. The firm’s contributed 160 coats towards the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers’ Annual Coat Drive were considerable as always, providing much needed warm clothing for low income […]

December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Jennifer Clark Joins the Seattle Office of Preg O’Donnell & Gillett

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that Jennifer L. Clark has joined the firm’s Seattle office as an associate. She brings to the firm a background in employment and labor stemming from her work as an in-house strategic legal advisor to the Seattle Police Department while the Department was transitioning under a […]

December 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

William Cornell to Chair the Construction Project Challenges in Seattle Seminar

William T. Cornell will be the Program Chair for the 2nd Annual Construction Project Challenges in Seattle Seminar on December 6, 2017 at the Motif Hotel.

Seattle, and the Puget Sound area in general, are at the epicenter of record-breaking construction growth.  As more newcomers call the Emerald City home, city officials, design professionals, developers, […]

October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Elizabeth Woodard joins Portland office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Elizabeth Woodard has joined its Portland office as an associate. Ms. Woodard joins our firm with an extensive background and experience in construction defects, personal injury and a variety of other commercial general liability cases. Her trial experience will be of great value to […]

September 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|
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Mark F. O’Donnell and Eric P. Gillett Selected for Inclusion in their Seventh Straight Super Lawyers List for Washington State

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that founding members Mark F. O’Donnell and Eric P. Gillett have been selected to the Washington State Super Lawyers list for 2017. This is the seventh straight year that Mark and Eric have been awarded this distinction.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a research-driven, peer […]

July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|
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Emma Gillespie and David Poore Selected for Inclusion in the Rising Stars List for Washington State

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that members Emma Gillespie and David Poore have been selected to the Washington State Rising Stars list for 2017. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Washington State. To be eligible for the Rising Stars list, a candidate […]

July 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|
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John Butler Obtains Dismissal of Major Worksite Injury Case

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett partner John Butler recently obtained a dismissal with prejudice of a significant worksite injury lawsuit brought against his client, a general contractor.  The case was brought by a worker for a subcontractor, who claimed to have suffered significant injuries when he was struck by heavy equipment.  The total alleged damages […]

April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Rod Fonda to speak to Marine Insurance Association of Seattle

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Of Counsel attorney Rod Fonda has been invited to be the speaker at the October lunch meeting of the Marine Insurance Association of Seattle on Tuesday, October 4.  His topic is “Recent Events Around the World and their Impact on the Marine Insurance Community” and he will be discussing the new […]

September 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|