On September 21, 2018, Preg O’Donnell & Gillett lawyers John Butler and Jason Harrington won a full defense verdict in a worksite injury case tried to a King County Superior Court jury. Plaintiff claimed serious injuries following a fall from a roof deck, and sued the general contractor for damages. After three weeks of […]
August 31st, 2018|
Preg O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that attorney Aaron Kelley has joined the firm’s Seattle office. His practice involves all aspects of civil defense work and general litigation with a focus on defending school districts across Washington. Mr. Kelley has successfully defended a variety of public, as well as private, entities in […]
Mark F. O’Donnell and Eric P. Gillett Selected for Inclusion in their Eighth Straight Super Lawyers List for Washington State
July 1st, 2018|
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 2018. This is the eighth 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, 2018|
Preg, O’Donnell & Gillett is pleased to announce that Jason Harrington has been selected to the Washington State Rising Stars list for 2018. 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 must be either 40 years […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]