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Thirty Miller Nash Graham & Dunn Attorneys Named to 2019 Washington Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars Lists



Super Lawyers Recognizes Three Attorneys in Top 100 and One in Top 50 Women 

Thirty from the Seattle and Vancouver offices of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP have been named to the 2019 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state.

The annually published Super Lawyers list, based on peer recognition, recognizes the top 5 percent of attorneys in Washington for their professional achievement. Miller Nash Graham & Dunn's intellectual property partner Bob Cumbow and business litigation partners Brian Esler and Mike Fandel were ranked in the top 100 statewide. Additionally, employment law partner Susan Eberle Stahlfeld ranked among the top 50 women in the state.

Fifteen Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys were selected to the Rising Stars list, which recognizes only the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have practiced for 10 years or less.

The Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys named to the 2019 Washington Super Lawyers list are:

From the Seattle office

  • Clemens Barnes, employment & labor
  • Jeffrey Beaver, eminent domain
  • Douglas Berry, franchise/dealership
  • Robert Cumbow, intellectual property
  • Brian Esler, business litigation
  • Michael Fandel, business litigation
  • Marcia Fujimoto, estate & probate
  • Matthew Hansen, eminent domain
  • Christine Masse, Native American law
  • Mona McPhee, business litigation
  • Steven Miller, banking
  • Mark Northrup, creditor debtor rights
  • Susan Eberle Stahlfeld, employment & labor
  • James Yand, business litigation

From the Vancouver office

  • Joseph Vance, employment litigation: defense

The Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys named to the 2019 Washington Rising Stars list are:

From the Seattle office

  • Kalin Bornemann, banking
  • Duncan Butcher, business/corporate
  • Kellen Andrew Hade, business litigation
  • Danielle Hunt, business/corporate
  • Brie Coyle Jones, Native American law
  • George Kaai, real estate
  • Katie Loberstein, business litigation
  • Andy Murphy, business litigation 
  • Daniel Oates, franchise/dealership
  • Tara O'Hanlon, business litigation
  • Jesús Palomares, bankruptcy: business
  • Tristan Swanson, insurance coverage
  • Jacqualyne Walker, eminent domain
  • Vanessa Wheeler, intellectual property

From the Vancouver office

  • Meghan Williams, business/corporate

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that identifies outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

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