05
Jun

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP Partners with IR Global

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP has been selected by IR Global as the professional-service network's exclusive Commercial Litigation member in Washington.  With this partnership, Savitt Bruce & Willey is placed to not only serve the litigation needs of other IR Global partners with disputes in our market but to also confidently match our clients with the services they need outside of our market. IR Global is the fastest growing exclusive network of advisers, with over 850 leading law, accountancy, ...

01
Jun

David Bruce, Stephen Willey, and James Savitt have all been ranked as "Leaders in their Field" in Washington General Commercial Litigation. David Bruce excels in municipal litigation and also has extensive class action experience. One source notes that he is "a very effective litigator and expert in employment law," with a "calm, well informed, fully committed" style. Another client describes him as "very personable, very charming." Sources describe Stephen Willey as a "gifted advocate." He routinely handles intellectual property, business, ...

20
Mar

SBW Welcomes Coby Cohen

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Coby Cohen has joined Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP. Mr. Cohen joins us from ReedHein & Associates, LLC in Seattle, where he served as general counsel. Previously, he served as assistant general counsel for litigation and employment at KinderCare Education LLC, and was a partner at the law firm of McDougald & Cohen P.S. He began his career with Sonnenschein in San Francisco, and Perkins Coie in Seattle. ...

17
Nov

Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP has again been selected as one of the nation’s Best Law Firms by US News and World Report and the Best Lawyers organization, ranked as a Tier One firm in both Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation. Firms included in the “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for their professional excellence. These rankings are based on an evaluation of more than 13,000 firms across the country, in a process that includes the collection ...

21
Jun

Super Lawyers has announced its 2016 list of top lawyers in Washington. Seven of our lawyers at Savitt Bruce & Willey were named to the list: David Bruce, Duncan Manville, James Savitt, Stephen Willey and Miles Yanick were each named “Washington Super Lawyers” for 2016, following a process based upon peer recognition and professional achievement. Jim Savitt was again named to the list of the “Top 100” Super Lawyers in Washington. ...

03
Jun

The prestigious Chambers USA Directory again includes Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP as one of the leading firms in the category of Litigation: General Commercial. The Chambers Directories, published by London-based Chambers and Partners, rank attorneys and law firms based on a yearlong objective research process. The process includes interviews with outside attorneys and feedback from clients. Chambers notes that Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP is known for ...

25
Apr

Jim Savitt testified as an expert witness in the case of the United States v. Troy X. Kelley, Washington’s State Auditor who was accused of theft and money laundering. Mr. Savitt’s testimony, on behalf of the defense, addressed the interpretation and ambiguity of the contracts central to the prosecution’s case. On April 26, 2016 the jury returned an acquittal on one count and hung on the remainder. The jury foreman noted his view that “The ...

21
May

David N. Bruce Named to Chambers USA

David Bruce, a founding partner in the 11-lawyer litigation boutique Savitt Bruce & Willey, has been recognized for his excellence in commercial litigation in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He joins firm co-founder and shareholder Jim Savitt who has been similarly recognized in Chambers USA since 2013. Chambers has been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since 1990, and publishes guides covering 185 jurisdictions throughout the ...

25
Mar

We are pleased to announce David Bruce, Miles Yanick, and Duncan Manville have joined Jim Savitt on the list of AV Preeminent-rated attorneys in the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory™.   An AV Preeminent rating is the highest ranking given by Martindale-Hubbell, noting excellence in legal ability and ethics. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer ...

16
Mar

Steve Willey has been named a “Client Service All-Star” by general counsel and other in-house attorneys from some of the world’s biggest companies. Steve is one of just two lawyers in Seattle, and three in the entire Pacific Northwest included in the exclusive BTI Consulting 2015 Client Service All-Star list. Selection for the Client Service All-Star list, which includes just 354 lawyers in private practice nationwide is based solely on direct feedback from more than 300 corporate ...