Litigation Law

Our litigation team assists clients in an extensive range of cases arising from a wide variety of business, real estate, employment, personal injury and construction disputes. Some lawsuits cannot be avoided – others can.  SFS attorneys believe in counseling our clients on ways to prevent litigation and early intervention in attempt to resolve conflict before it escalates. When a lawsuit does arise, we litigate zealously on behalf of our client, whether it is a Fortune 500 company, a family business or an individual. Our lawyers are experienced trial lawyers. If a case cannot settle on terms fair to our client, we don’t shy away from taking the case to a jury trial, arbitration or bench trial.

Attorneys in the Insurance Litigation Practice

Garth A. Schlemlein

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Mr. Schlemlein obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction in 1979. Prior to obtaining his law degree, Mr. Schlemlein worked...

James G. Fick

Founding Member

Mr. Fick's practice focuses on commercial litigation and transactions. Mr. Fick has defended a large number of cases ranging from personal injury and product liability to title/escrow. His litigat...

Michael P. Scruggs

Founding Member

Mr. Scruggs has been diligently and successfully representing clients in the Northwest for over two decades. Michael's broad range of experience includes litigation on behalf of companies and indi...

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Our Seattle based legal practice emphasizes finding practical, common sense resolutions to complex business, real estate, construction and general litigation disputes as well as counseling our clients on corporate and transactional matters. We don’t do everything, but what we do, we do very well.