Michael McDermott

“Litigation is complicated. There’s a lot to digest and a lot to decide. I break down the complex details, and share that information with my clients. People need meaningful information to make meaningful decisions.”


Michael McDermott was recently named a Partner in the law firm. He has been with the firm since 2011. His practice continues to focus on the defense of health care providers in medical malpractice cases and assisting physicians in Department of Health regulatory matters. He is licensed in Washington and Alaska.

Michael has a knack for sizing up the strengths and weaknesses on both sides of a case. His eye for detail and knack for seeing the big picture helps ensure his clients have the information, insight and detail they need to make decisions, and chart the best path going forward.


Michael is a member of several professional organizations, including:

  • American, Washington State and King County Bar Associations
  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Association


BA, Gonzaga University

JD, University of Denver Sturm College of Law