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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|News|

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|News|

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|

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|

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|

POG Lawyers Receive Two Defense Verdicts on Same Day

On September 2, 2016, two juries in different venues returned defense verdicts to POG clients.  In the first, Seattle Founding Member Eric Gillett and Portland Member Alex Wylie joined efforts to defend Waste Management and its driver in a personal injury case in Multnomah County Circuit Court, in Portland, Oregon. The plaintiff alleged that […]

September 7th, 2016|News|

John Butler and Jennifer Loynd in the Defense News!

Member John Butler and Associate Jennifer Loynd have co-authored an article appearing in the Summer edition of the Defense News, published by the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association.  The article is entitled Decoding Eastlake v. Hess: A Case Study in Applying an Alternative Measure of Damages, and discusses Mr. Butler’s and Ms. Loynd’s recent […]

August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Member John Butler to Present at CLM Insurance Symposium on Oct. 18, 2016

Member John Butler has been invited to participate in a presentation on behalf of the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance.  The panel presentation will provide insight on advanced negotiation strategies and tactics in mediation which maximize results for clients and stakeholders involved in claims of all types.   The panel is part of the CLM […]

August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Member Lori O’Tool Achieves Early Dismissal

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett Member Lori O’Tool achieved an early dismissal for her accounting client from a Western District of Washington federal court case.  The multi-party lawsuit arose from an underlying divorce trial and appeal.  Ms. O’Tool’s client was an expert witness during the divorce trial.  Based upon absolute immunity under Washington law for […]

November 9th, 2015|News|

Molly Kosten to Join Seattle office

Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Molly Kosten has been hired into an Of Counsel position in the firm’s Seattle office effective June 24, 2015.

Molly is an experienced litigator who earned her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law in 1995. Since then, her practice has focused on civil litigation […]

July 13th, 2015|News|