News

June 2018

Bill Cornell and Dan Rankin address underground utilities damages in CLM’s Construction Claims Summer edition

June 29th, 2018|

Bill Cornell and Dan Rankin, attorneys with the Seattle office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett, have published an article on the Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act in the Summer edition of “Construction Claims,” a publication by the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance. The article discusses at length the risks that utility owners, project owners […]

April 2018

Bill Cornell to participate in forum on condominium legislation

April 26th, 2018|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett attorney Bill Cornell has been asked to participate in a meeting to discuss condominium legislation that may be presented in the 2019 Washington State legislative session. The group will include members, staff, and lobbyists from a variety of entities whose members design, build, finance, insure and sell condos, and will […]

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

April 16th, 2018|

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 […]

Summary Judgment Dismissal of Slip and Fall Case for Restaurant Client

April 9th, 2018|

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 […]

Stephanie Ballard joins Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s Seattle Office

April 9th, 2018|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Stephanie Ballard has joined the firm’s Seattle office. Ms. Ballard is an experienced litigator who comes to the firm with twelve years’ experience in complex tort and construction claims, commercial litigation, land use, and gaming law.

Ms. Ballard graduated from New England Law in Boston, Massachusetts in 2005, […]

March 2018

Laurel Darby Joins the Portland Office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

March 20th, 2018|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Laurel Darby has joined the Portland office. Ms. Darby brings with her experience in many areas of practice, including complex commercial litigation, contract disputes, construction litigation, partnership and business entity law, securities, employment, and personal injury defense.

Ms. Darby is a 2014 graduate of the […]

December 2017

  • WestSide Baby

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett’s Holiday Season of Giving

December 27th, 2017|

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 […]

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

December 19th, 2017|

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 […]

Jason Harrington Joins Seattle Office of Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett

December 8th, 2017|

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Jason A. Harrington has joined the firm’s Seattle office as an associate.

Jason’s extensive and wide-ranging background will be of great benefit to the firm’s clients. Jason is an experienced attorney who has handled a wide variety of civil matters from inception through resolution including […]

October 2017

William Cornell to Chair the Construction Project Challenges in Seattle Seminar

October 17th, 2017|

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, […]