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Brad J. Moore, Partner

As a partner in the Seattle offices of Stritmatter Kessler, Brad’s practice focuses on nursing home liability, products liability, aviation injuries, class actions and insurance litigation. His insurance work involves pursuing Coverage, Bad Faith, and Consumer Protection Act claims on behalf of policyholders and insureds

Brad has tried to verdict or judgment over 75 cases and settled hundreds more. As reported in Washington Law and Politics, Brad’s peers have voted him a “Super Lawyer” each of the past 14 years. He has presented at over 30 legal seminars and written numerous articles and papers on law-related issues over the years. He has twice chaired the Washington State Trial Lawyer Associations Insurance Law section.

Outside the office, Brad currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Public Justice Foundation, the nation’s preeminent public interest law firm, and also acts as Public Justice’s President and state coordinator. He has also presided over more than 30 arbitrations in King, Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston counties.

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  • Past President, Public Justice Foundation
  • Board of Directors and Washington State Coordinator, Public Justice Foundation
  • Washington State Association for Justice (Chair, Insurance Law Section, 1997-1998, 2003-2004)
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Awards & Achievements
  • Chapter Author: Washington Civil Procedure Deskbook, Washington State Bar Association, 1992, 1997 update
  • Super Lawyer, Washington Law & Politics Magazine
  • Best Oralist in the Fred Tausend Moot Court Competition Member of both the National Moot Court Team and the National Mock Trial Team Warren Peterson Advocacy Award,1992
  • The Luvera Seminar, Washington State Trial Lawyers Association ("WSTLA") Annual Convention, Vancouver, Canada, 2008**
  • "Cross Examination of the Defense Accident Reconstructionist", Western Trial Lawyers Association, Sun Valley, Idaho, 2008
  • "Cross Examining the Defense Accident Reconstructionist", WSTLA, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007
  • "Handling the Traumatic Brain Injury Case, Powerful Demonstrative Evidence", Brain Injury Association of Washington, 2006
  • "Preparing Compelling Illustrative Exhibits in Brain Injury Cases", WSTLA, 2006
  • "Subrogation, Rights of Reimbursement, Liens and ERISA: A Case Discussion", Washington State Bar Association, 2004
  • "Preparing Effective Settlement Materials in Brain Injury Cases", WSTLA, 2003
  • "Medicine You Can Really Use", WSTLA, 2003
  • Annual Insurance Law Seminar, WSTLA, 2003
  • "Jury Selection, Motions Practice, Powerful Openings, Presentation of Evidence", Personal Injury Litigation for Washington Attorneys, National Business Institute, 2003
  • "Brain Injuries: Understanding & Developing the Claim for Damages", WSTLA, 2003
  • "The Basics of Insurance Bad Faith Law in Washington State", Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Portland, OR, 2002
  • "Holding Product Sellers Liable When the Manufacturer Is Insolvent or Judgment Proof", The Luvera Seminar, WSTLA Annual Convention, 2002
  • "Recovery and Remedies in Insurance Bad Faith Litigation", WSTLA, 2001
  • "Preparing Effective Settlement Media", WSTLA, Paris, France, 2001
  • "Preparing Effective Demonstrative Exhibits", WSTLA, 2001
  • "Recovery and Remedies in Insurance Bad Faith Litigation", WSTLA, 2001
  • Annual Insurance Law Seminar, WSTLA, Spokane, WA, 2001
  • Seattle University Moot Court Board Seminar, 2000
Court Admissions
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • All Washington State Superior Courts
  • Washington State Bar
Representative Matters
Wuthrich v. King County
The 2016 Wuthrich v. King County decision makes roadways in our state safer for everyone. In a unanimous decision handed down on ...
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Sitton v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
(2003) Insureds of State Farm brought a class action against State Farm to recover for breach of contract and fiduciary ...
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Insurance Company v. Doe
(2004) Our firm pursued an appeal involving the cancellation of insurance policies by a hospital and its insurer after our ...
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Confidential v. Insurance Company and Law Firm
(January 2014) Confidential settlement for $1.9 million, for an insurance company’s bad faith refusal to settle a claim, forcing its ...
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Confidential v. Confidential
(August 2013), $3.2 million settlement for a seaman who lost four fingers on a fish processing ship when a defective ...
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