Category Archives

Four SBW lawyers selected to 2023 Best Lawyers®

We congratulate four of our partners who have again been recognized for their litigation excellence and selected to the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America: David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, and Stephen Willey. David Bruce is recognized in Commercial Litigation and Municipal Law. He was first recognized for Commercial Litigation in 2014 and for Municipal Law in 2021. Duncan Manville is ...

We congratulate four of our partners who have again been recognized for their litigation excellence and selected to the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America: David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, and Stephen ...

SBW Welcomes Jacob P. Freeman

We are pleased to announce that Jacob P. Freeman has re-joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as an associate. Jacob returns to SBW following two years years of managing his own legal practice focused on commercial litigation in federal and state courts here in Seattle. He previously served as an associate at the New York law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, and ...

We are pleased to announce that Jacob P. Freeman has re-joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as an associate. Jacob returns to SBW following two years years of managing his own legal ...

SBW Welcomes Michael E. Chait

We are pleased to announce that Michael E. Chait has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as Of Counsel. Before joining SBW, Mike has been managing partner in the Seattle litigation boutique Montgomery Scarp & Chait since 2018, and previously honed his skills as an associate at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp in Los Angeles. Mike is a 2006 graduate ...

We are pleased to announce that Michael E. Chait has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as Of Counsel. Before joining SBW, Mike has been managing partner in the Seattle ...

SBW Welcomes Chris Lindemeier

We are pleased to announce that Chris Lindemeier has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as an associate. Before joining SBW, Chris was an associate at the Dickson Frolich firm here in Seattle.  Chris brings a broad spectrum of litigation experience to our firm.  Chris has handled business, real estate, and intellectual property disputes, and brings first-chair trial experience, as well ...

We are pleased to announce that Chris Lindemeier has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as an associate. Before joining SBW, Chris was an associate at the Dickson Frolich firm here in ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey Recognized By Campaign for Equal Justice.

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is proud to announce being recognized once again as a Champion of Justice by the King County Law Firm Campaign for Equal Justice. The Campaign for Equal Justice is Washington state’s unified fund drive for civil legal aid. It is a program of the Legal Foundation of Washington and funds 40+ nonprofit legal aid ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is proud to announce being recognized once again as a Champion of Justice by the King County Law Firm Campaign for Equal Justice. The Campaign ...

Brandi B. Balanda Elected to Partner

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2022, Brandi B. Balanda has joined our partnership. Brandi’s record of success in trade secret, contract, and fiduciary duty actions is matched by her commitment to client service, and creative problem-solving and collaboration are hallmarks of the skills she brings to her clients’ needs. Brandi is ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is pleased to announce that, effective January 1, 2022, Brandi B. Balanda has joined our partnership. Brandi’s record of success in trade secret, contract, and ...

Update on Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption

An update to our prior post "Baseball Tries An Old Saw: “Let’s not compete on wages….”:  On different grounds, there is a new challenge to Baseball’s antitrust exemption, brought by four of the minor league baseball clubs which lost their MLB affiliation in the recent shakeup of the minor leagues' organization.  See the complaint here.  Antitrust expertise has long ...

An update to our prior post "Baseball Tries An Old Saw: “Let’s not compete on wages….”:  On different grounds, there is a new challenge to Baseball’s antitrust exemption, brought by ...

Savitt Bruce & Willey Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

We are pleased to announce that Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP has again been recognized by U.S News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm” both nationally and regionally in multiple practice areas for 2022. The firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation practice was again ranked as a top practice in U.S News’s national rankings, and SBW was recognized once ...

We are pleased to announce that Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP has again been recognized by U.S News & World Report as a “Best Law Firm” both nationally and regionally ...

Four SBW lawyers selected to 2022 Best Lawyers®

We congratulate four of our partners on their selection to the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, and Stephen Willey have again been recognized for their litigation excellence in Bet-the-Company, Commercial, and Intellectual Property. David Bruce was also recognized for excellence in Municipal Law. James Savitt, in addition to being named to Best Lawyers ...

We congratulate four of our partners on their selection to the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, and Stephen Willey have again been recognized for ...

Tyler Peterson Joins Savitt Bruce & Willey

We are pleased to announce Tyler Peterson has joined SBW as Of Counsel. Tyler’s addition both broadens and deepens the firm’s expertise to serve our clients.  Tyler brings to SBW deep expertise in trade secret, trademark, patent, copyright and other intellectual property litigation, along with extensive experience in commercial, malpractice, products liability and consumer protection cases. Before joining SBW, ...

We are pleased to announce Tyler Peterson has joined SBW as Of Counsel. Tyler’s addition both broadens and deepens the firm’s expertise to serve our clients.  Tyler brings to SBW ...