Williams Kastner (WA)

Two Union Square, 601 Union Street, Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Phone: (206) 628-6600
Fax: (206) 628-6611

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Primary Contact
Rodney L. Umberger
  • Office: (206) 628-2421
  • Cell: (206) 755-6369
  • Home: (425) 643-3309
  • Fax: (206) 628-6611
Alternate Contact 1
Sheryl J. Willert
  • Office: (206) 628-2408
  • Fax: (206) 628-6611

About this Firm

Williams Kastner has been providing legal and business advice to a broad mix of clients since our Seattle office opened in 1929. With more than 65 lawyers in Washington and Oregon, the firm combines the resources and experience to offer national and regional capabilities with the client service and sensibility a local firm can provide. The firm culture is characterized by hard work, high-performance teamwork, diversity and partnerships with our clients and the local community. Our commitment to our clients is reflected through our quality legal work, personalized approach to servicing our clients and the integrity and pride we devote towards the practice of law.

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Law
  • Auto Liability
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy, Creditor's Rights, and Insolvency
  • Business Litigation and Class Actions
  • Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial and Business Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Education
  • Environmental & Toxic/Mass Tort
  • Franchise
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare Law
  • IP and Technology
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home/Assisted Living
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and Hospitality Law
  • SIU/Fraud/Arson
  • Subrogation
  • Tax Law
  • Transportation and Logistics

Representative Clients

  • Ace Hardware
  • Ace Group
  • Ashland, Inc
  • AT&T
  • Bain Associates
  • Ballard Marine Construction
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC
  • Berlex Inc.
  • Biomet, Inc.
  • BV Holdings
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Brush Wellman, Inc.
  • CNH America LLC f/k/a Case Corporation
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Columbia Resources Inc.
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Cushman & Wakefield of Washington, Inc.
  • Cynosure, Inc.
  • Equity Office Properties
  • Exxon Mobil
  • FirstGroup Americarn Floragon Forest Products of Mollala Inc.
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Golf Savings Bank
  • Heartland Express
  • Hitachi
  • Homesite Insurance
  • Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
  • KeyBank
  • Kilroy Realty, LP
  • Kohler Company
  • Lehigh Northwest Cement
  • Company, Inc.
  • ManorCare, Inc.
  • McCormick & Schmick’s Restaurants, Inc.
  • Medmarc
  • Mt. Hawley Insurance Co.
  • National Steel & Shipbuilding Co.
  • NBIS Construction & Transportation Services
  • Nordstrom, Inc.
  • ON Marine Services, Inc.
  • Ostrom Farms
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation
  • Polaris Industries
  • Potelco Inc.
  • Quality Carriers
  • Quanta Services, Inc.
  • Republic Services/Allied Waste
  • Industries
  • Regal Financial Bank
  • Ride The Ducks International, LLC
  • RLI Insurance Company
  • RREEF Management Company
  • Safeway
  • Schindler Elevator Corporation
  • Schnitzer Steel Industries
  • Shanghai Toy Import & Export Co.
  • St. Paul Travelers
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Swift Transportation, Inc.
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Hanover Insurance Group
  • The Procter & Gamble Company
  • Timber Resources International Inc.
  • Top Pot Doughnuts
  • TravelCenters of America
  • United Road Services, Inc.
  • Unocal
  • U.S. Bank
  • Utica National Insurance Group
  • Walmart
  • Waste Connections, Inc.
  • Western Institutional Review Board
  • Winnebago Industries, Inc.

Additional Offices

601 Union Street
Suite 4100
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Primary USLAW Practice Group Contacts

Banking and Financial Services

Daniel A. Brown

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Business Litigation and Class Actions

Rodney L. Umberger

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Business Transactions/Mergers and Acquisitions

David W. Wiley

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Cannabis Law

Sheryl J. Willert

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Complex Tort and Product Liability

Rodney L. Umberger

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Construction Law

Meredith E. Dishaw

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Data Privacy and Security

Sheryl J. Willert

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
E-Discovery

Robert C. Manlowe

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Energy/Environmental

Mark M. Myers

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Government Relations

Sheryl J. Willert

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Healthcare Law

Jerry B. Edmonds

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
IP and Technology

Mark L. Lorbiecki

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Insurance Law

Eliot M. Harris

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Labor and Employment

Sheryl J. Willert

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Mediation and Arbitration

Jessie L. Harris

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Professional Liability

Rodney L. Umberger

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Real Estate

Jacek R. Pawlicki

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Retail and Hospitality Law

Rodney L. Umberger

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Transportation and Logistics

Rodney L. Umberger

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
Trusts and Estates

Stanbery Foster, Jr.

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States
White Collar Defense

Sheryl J. Willert

Williams Kastner (WA)
Seattle, WA
United States

Resources & Articles

Conflict Resolution Tactics During This New and Ever-Changing Environment

Conflict Resolution Tactics During This New and Ever-Changing Environment

Posted November 1, 2021

Featuring Kevin R. Gardner, Connell Foley LLPN (Roseland, NJ); Rodney L. Umberger, Williams Kastner (Seattle, WA) About this program The impact of the pandemic on the mechanisms by which we resolve legal disputes has been significant and will likely be far-lasting. Lockdowns and court closures have given rise to virtual… Continue Reading

Should Our Traditional Model of Conservative, Neutral and Liberal Jurisdictions be Reconsidered? How Has Today’s Political Landscape Impacted the Composition and Deliberation of Juries?

Should Our Traditional Model of Conservative, Neutral and Liberal Jurisdictions be Reconsidered? How Has Today’s Political Landscape Impacted the Composition and Deliberation of Juries?

Posted October 25, 2021

Featuring Lew R.C. Bricker, SmithAmundsen LLC (Chicago, IL); Christina Maranakis, IMS; Sheryl J. Willert, Williams Kastner (Seattle, WA) About this program Eight years of the Obama administration followed by four years of the Trump administration laid the foundation for a new world order in the federal and state courts. Societal,… Continue Reading

Moving Litigation Forward: Remote Inspections During COVID-19

Moving Litigation Forward: Remote Inspections During COVID-19

The presence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has forced attorneys and experts to adapt and overcome mobility and social distancing restrictions put in place by local and federal governments. Born out of these constraints are the limitations placed on conducting site visits and laboratory inspections. In order to temporarily circumnavigate… Continue Reading

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