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Jennifer Campbell - commercial litigation attorney - Seattle, WA

Jennifer Campbell


206-689-3052 Direct

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Professional Experience

Jennifer Campbell focuses her practice in Washington and Oregon on complex litigation matters, including product liability, personal injury, toxic torts, and general commercial litigation. Her representative work includes: defense of product, pharmaceutical and food manufacturers in product liability lawsuits, defense of premises owners in personal injury lawsuits, and defense of businesses in contractual and shareholder disputes. She has effectively and successfully defended clients in state and federal courts at all stages of litigation including trials and arbitrations. She has handled appeals for clients in Washington's Courts of Appeals, Washington Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Campbell provides tailored, client-focused advice to her clients to assist them in achieving their desired legal and business outcomes in a cost-effective manner. She works collaboratively with her clients to develop innovative fee arrangements, budget effectively, assess potential exposure early in the litigation, and resolve matters quickly when appropriate.

Ms. Campbell has been recognized by Washington Super Lawyers, which is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. In 2014 and 2015, she was named to Washington Super Lawyers list of the Top 100 attorneys in all practice areas. In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, she was named to the Top 50 Women Washington Super Lawyers list. She had previously been listed for inclusion in the Washington Rising Stars roster, which is an annual listing of the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state -- those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

Prior to joining the firm in 2003, she completed a clerkship with the Honorable Judge J. Dean Morgan at the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II. In law school, she was actively involved in the Seattle University Law Review and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Charles Johnson at the Washington State Supreme Court. Ms. Campbell was ranked in the top of her class, achieving Dean's List every semester, and receiving other awards and scholarships for her academic distinction.

Professional & Community Activities

Ms. Campbell currently serves as the President-Elect of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers. Previously, she was the chair of its Public Relations Committee, Product Liability Practice Section, Practice Development Committee, Committee Leadership and the Programs Committee. Ms. Campbell is a member of Defense Research Institute, where she serves as co-chair of Publications for the National Product Liability Committee. She is also a member of the Washington State Bar Association, Oregon State Bar Association and the King County Bar Association.

Recent Lectures

Presenter, 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
Chair, Washington Law-Gaining a Better Understanding, December 2010
Presenter, Annual Tort Law Update, December 2010
Presenter, Annual Tort Law Update, December 2008
Presenter, Maneuvering Through the Medical Records Maze, June 2008
Presenter, Lawsuits Happen. Minimize cost and risk before you are sued, June 2008
Co-Presenter, Current Issues in Toxic Torts, October 2007
Co-Presenter, Joint Representation of Co-Defendants in Civil Litigation, August 2007
Presenter, Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case, June 2007
Presenter, Recent Developments in Product Liability Law, February 2007
Presenter, Building Your Civil Trial Skills, December 2006
Presenter, Interpreting Medical Records: Finding Clues for Your Case, August 2006

Admitted to Practice

Washington State Courts
Oregon State Courts
United States District Court, Western District of Washington
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
United States District Court, District of Oregon
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Seattle University School of Law, Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude (2001)
University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science (1995)

The Double-Edged Sword of Judicial Estoppel, January 22, 2007
Judicial Estoppel Bars Claims Not Disclosed In Bankruptcy, April 18, 2005

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