Todd Nunn is a partner in K&L Gates' Seattle office. His practice emphasizes employment law, class action defense and electronic discovery.
Todd has defended class actions on behalf of corporate and governmental clients, including wage and hour class actions and collective actions; nationwide and statewide breach of contract and consumer protection class actions; as well as government regulation, products liability, environmental, and securities class actions. Todd is the Co-Editor and Author of "State Class Actions: Practice and Procedure," a 51 chapter loose leaf treatise that provides a comprehensive treatment of state class action laws for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Todd co-authored several chapters of this treatise, including the Washington State chapter.
Todd is an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law where he teaches civil procedure classes including Civil Procedure II, Conflicts of Law, and Complex Civil Litigation. Todd also serves periodically as a court appointed arbitrator and special master.
Todd also represents clients in complex e-discovery and document production projects, including nationwide class actions. He is the author of two chapters of the upcoming Washington State Bar Association Civil Procedure Deskbook (3rd ed. 2014), including a chapter on Rule 34 and a chapter on e-discovery. He is a member of the Washington Bar Association Escalating Cost of Civil Litigation Task Force, which is looking at the causes of escalating litigation costs and will recommend methods to reduce those costs. Todd chairs the subcommittee on discovery costs. Todd was a member of the Washington State Bar Association Court Rules and Procedures Committee for five years, and was the Chair of the ESI Discovery Subcommittee, which was assigned the task of evaluating and recommending any needed e-discovery specific amendments to the Washington State Rules of Civil Procedure.