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Jennifer Campbell

Overview

Jennifer Campbell leads a firm-wide team of attorneys focused on serving Washington and Oregon manufacturing, distribution and retail companies. She is committed to learning her clients’ businesses and industries in order to understand and appreciate legal issues from their perspective. This allows her to deliver tailored, client-focused advice and creative litigation strategies that help her clients solve problems.

Jennifer defends clients in product liability, personal injury, toxic torts and general commercial litigation matters. She has defended product, pharmaceutical and food manufacturers in product liability lawsuits; premises owners in personal injury lawsuits; and businesses in contractual and shareholder disputes. Jennifer has effectively and successfully defended clients in state and federal courts at all stages of litigation, including trials and arbitrations. She has handled appeals in Washington's Courts of Appeals, the Washington Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Experience

Experience

• Defended a global pharmaceutical manufacturer against product defect claims based upon novel “innovator liability” theory; selected to serve on trial team.

• Served as regional counsel in Washington, Oregon and Alaska for several pharmaceutical manufacturers working collaboratively with a national team of in-house and outside counsel.

• Represented Fortune 500 food manufacturers in product liability, Uniform Commercial Code, and breach of contract claims.

• Represented manufacturers and lessors of heavy equipment and trucks in product liability, catastrophic injury and wrongful death, and asbestos claims.

• Defended national retailers at trial in premises and product liability cases in state and federal court.

Memberships & Awards

Memberships

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, President-Elect, Treasurer (2014-2015), Secretary (2013-2014), Trustee (2007-2013)
  • Defense Research Institute, Co-Chair of Publications, Product Liability Committee
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association

Awards

  • Recognized by Washington Super Lawyers (2011-2015), Top 100 Attorneys (2014-2015), Top 50 Women Attorneys (2012-2015)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers for Commercial Litigation (2015)

Resources & Ideas

News

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

Presenter, “Achieving Your Client’s Settlement Objectives” (March 2016).

Presenter, “Washington Case Law Update” (July 2015).

Presenter, “Recent Developments in Product Liability Law” (July 2014).

Presenter, “Annual Tort Law Update” (December 2013).

Presenter, “Annual Tort Law Update” (December 2012).

Presenter, “Annual Tort Law Update” (December 2011).

Community Activities

Community Activities

  • King County Mandatory Arbitration Program, Arbitrator
  • YouthCare, Volunteer
  • Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission, Volunteer

Services

Education

Admissions

Washington State Courts

Oregon State Courts

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

United States District Court, District of Oregon

United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington ‎

United States District Court, Western District of Washington ‎

Outside The Office