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Michael W. Meredith

Associate
+1.206.370.7614
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Michael Meredith is an associate at the firm’s Seattle office, where he is a member of our intellectual property group. His practice focuses primarily on advising clients concerning intellectual property matters, portfolio management and litigating intellectual property disputes.

Michael has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants and brings a wide range of litigation experience, including extensive legal research, motion practice, and drafting pleadings and briefs. In litigation, Michael has worked closely with clients and experts to manage complex cases through all stages of litigation, including discovery.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Meredith served as an associate at a national law firm where he was responsible for the management and oversight of a host of multi-million dollar nationwide consumer protection class action suits from inception to resolution. He also participated in all phases of litigation including taking and defending depositions, propounding and responding to discovery requests, preparing for and attending hearings, and settlement negotiations.

Michael is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Law where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the National Order of the Coif and National Order of Barristers. Before entering private practice, Michael clerked at the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, and served as a staff attorney at the Washington Supreme Court. Michael continues to serve the Washington State Bar as a member of WSBA Amicus Brief Committee.

Additional Information

Publications
  • Tuning the Second Amendment, or Constitutional Interpretation with a Hammer: Nietzsche and the Right to Bear Arms, 9 HLRe: Off Rec. 20, 34 (2018).
  • Federalism & the Friendly Skies: Can States Regulate the Airline Industry, NWLawyer (Oct. 2016).
  • Fracking in the Pacific Northwest, NWLawyer (Jun. 2016).
  • Contract Law and the Free Kesha Movement, NWSidebar (Feb. 24, 2016).
  • Sorry, Adele – Trump Doesn’t Need Your Permission to Play Your Songs, NWSidebar (Feb. 9, 2016).
  • The Costs of Failed Private Regulation; Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS) as Case Study, Law and Society Conference, Seattle, Washington (2015).
  • Rethinking Virtual Currency Regulation in the Bitcoin Age, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 271 (2015).
  • Four Legs to Stand on: The Unexplored Potential of Civil War Era “Qui Tam’ Suits to Advance Animal Rights in the Federal Judiciary, 4 Seattle J. Envtl. L. 187 (2014).
  • Safaricom and M-Pesa in Kenya: Financial Inclusion and Financial Integrity, 8 Wash. J.L. Tech. & Arts 375 (2013).
  • Why Do We Raise Our Right Hands When Testifying Before the Court, NWSidebar (Oct. 21, 2013).
  • Malaysia’s World Trade Organization Challenge to the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive: An Economic Analysis, 21 Pac. Rim L. & Pol’y J. 399 (2012)