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Jennifer Campbell focuses her practice in Washington and Oregon on complex litigation matters, including product liability, professional negligence, catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death, food liability, and toxic torts, including benzene and asbestos claims. Her representative work includes: defense of product and food manufacturers in product liability lawsuits, defense of dentists and orthodontists in dental malpractice and licensure matters, defense of retail stores in personal injury lawsuits, and general defense of self-insured clients. 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 outcomes in a cost-effective manner.
Ms. Campbell currently serves as the assistant practice group leader for the firm's product litigation group. 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.
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 2012, 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.
Professional & Community Activities
Ms. Campbell is a member of Seattle Rotary, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers, Risk Insurance Management Society, Washington State Bar Association, King County Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute. Ms. Campbell is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers. She also serves as the chair of the Public Relations Committee for that organization. Previously, she was the chair of its Product Liability Practice Section, Practice Development Committee, Committee Leadership and the Programs Committee.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours
The Kroger Company
Mack Trucks, Inc.
NACCO Materials Handling Group
RSC Equipment Rental, Inc.
Sears Holding Corporation
Toys "R" Us
Volvo Trucks North America
Presenter, Annual Tort Law Update, 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 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