Charles A.


Charles A. Lyman
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Mr. Lyman is a member of Schlemlein Fick and Scruggs. He has significant experience in complex litigation, construction litigation, bankruptcy, creditors' rights, securities disputes, real estate and commercial landlord-tenant issues. Mr. Lyman also has experience in environmental litigation, including matters involving the Model Toxics Control Act ("MTCA") and the Clean Water Act. He has repeatedly been named a "Rising Star" by Washington Law & Politics magazine. Each year since 2013 he has been named a "Super Lawyer". Prior to joining the firm, he served as judicial clerk to Chief Justice Gerry L. Alexander of the Washington State Supreme Court and was also a shareholder at Bullivant Houser Bailey, P.C.

Representative Cases:
Representation of lenders in mortgage and real property litigation
Representation of debtors-in-possession in Chapter 11 proceedings
Representation of contractors in construction litigation
Representation of creditor committees in Chapter 11 proceedings
Representation of clients in securities matters involving fraud on the market claims, regulatory compliance and broker–dealer disputes
Representation of lenders in commercial loan disputes and UCC foreclosure actions
Representation of the former CEO of a publicly traded company in a $450 million SEC enforcement action
Representation of beverage producer in citizen suit brought asserting violations of the Clean Water Act
Representation of oil company in claims brought under MTCA
Representation of high technology companies involving multimillion dollar claims
Representation of major telecommunications company in disuptes involving contract and regulatory compliance
Representation of clients in land use disputes, including Land Use Petition Act appeals ("LUPA"), adverse possession claims and condemnation proceedings
Representation of manufacturers and subcontractors in payment actions on public and private projects

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