David Cottnair

Of Counsel, Seattle

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Phone: (206) 287-1775 Ext. 361
Fax: (206) 287-9113
Email: dcottnair AT pregodonnell.com
Linkedin: David Cottnair
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901 5th Ave., Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98164

Areas of Practice

Professional Experience

Dave Cottnair's diverse practice includes the defense of individuals and companies in serious personal injury and property damage actions including worksite injuries, motor vehicle accidents, concert venue incidents, and allegedly defective products. Dave represents contractors in complex construction defect disputes. Dave's practice also includes insurance coverage and insurance coverage litigation. He has provided opinions and represented insurers in the areas of commercial liability, commercial property, and underinsured motorist coverage as well as potentially fraudulent claims. Although typically something bad has happened to bring them together Dave is enriched by the relationships he develops with clients and claims representatives.


Dave attended the University of Washington, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration 1990, and then returned to earn his law degree in 1998.

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Court (#28206)
  • United States District Courts in Washington

Professional & Community Activities

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, past Chair of Construction Committee
  • Washington State Bar Association

Work/Life Balance

Dave has lived in Mukilteo for over 20 years. When he is not working, Dave enjoys travelling with his wife and spending quality time with their dog.