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Preg O’Donnell is excited to announce new hires in both Seattle and Portland

Please help us in welcoming two new hires, Naomi Ahsan in Seattle and and Evan Aronson in Portland to the Preg O’Donnell & Gillett family.

Naomi went to law school in Washington D.C., where she interned at the United States Supreme Court and worked as a summer associate in the Commercial Litigation Branch of the […]

January 26th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Preg O’Donnell’s first summary judgment win of 2022 based on the statute of limitations!

Lori O’Tool and Michael Slater, Jr. successfully obtained the complete dismissal of claims brought against their client on summary judgment. Our client, one of the largest producers of concrete, aggregates, and asphalt in the Northwest was sued in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington as a result of personal injuries sustained […]

January 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|

Another Summary Judgment win for team POG

Attorneys Bennett Hansen and Dan Rankin obtained a summary judgment dismissal of all claims against their client (a homeowners association) in a high-value personal injury lawsuit in King County Superior Court. Plaintiffs sought $6 million in compensation for personal injuries sustained while trying to escape a condominium fire for which the cause was undeterminable. […]

December 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Another arbitration victory for Preg O’Donnell & Gillett

Attorney Jason Harrington obtained a defense verdict in King County Civil Arbitration in a highly contested Auto Dealers Act, Consumer Protection Act, UCC, breach of warranty, and breach of contract case. Plaintiffs sought over $140,000 in damages plus attorneys’ fees as a result of alleged defects and deceptive practices in the sale of a […]

June 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Preg O’Donnell scores another dismissal on summary judgment.

Lori O’Tool and Michael Slater, Jr. of Preg O’Donnell & Gillett successfully obtained the complete dismissal of personal injury claims brought against their clients on summary judgment. Our clients, one of the largest producers of concrete, aggregates, and asphalt in the Northwest and its employee driver, were sued in Spokane County Superior Court as […]

May 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Building a Stronger Defense – by Bill Cornell and Candace Chuck

In Maxwell v. Atl. Richfield Co., 476 P.3d 645 (Wash. Ct. App. 2020), Division 2 of the Washington Court of Appeals recently applied Washington’s construction six-year statute of repose to stale personal injury claims arising in the construction context. The opinion reinforces the statute of repose and provides potentially greater protection for contractors in […]

March 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Mark O’Donnell and Eric Gillett Selected for Inclusion in their Ninth 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 2019. This is the ninth straight year that Mark and Eric have been awarded this distinction.

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

July 1st, 2019|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|

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|