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Thirty-One Miller Nash Graham & Dunn Attorneys Named To 2015 Washington Super Lawyers® And Rising Stars Lists



Thirty-one attorneys from the Seattle and Vancouver offices of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP have been named to the 2015 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. In the annually published ratings based on peer recognition and professional achievement, no more than 5 percent of the attorneys in the state are selected by Super Lawyers, and only the top 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

The Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys named to the 2015 Washington Super Lawyers list are:


  • Nancy Anderson, employment & labor
  • Clemens Barnes, employment & labor
  • Jeffrey Beaver, eminent domain
  • Douglas Berry, franchise/dealership
  • Robert Cumbow, intellectual property
  • Jennifer Divine, schools & education
  • Brian Esler, business litigation
  • Michael Fandel, business litigation
  • Marcia Fujimoto, estate & probate
  • Geoffrey Groshong, bankruptcy
  • Matthew Hansen, eminent domain
  • Stephen Klein, banking
  • David Lundsgaard, antitrust litigation
  • Christine Masse, Native American law
  • Steven Miller, banking
  • Kathleen Petrich, intellectual property
  • Elaine Spencer, environmental litigation
  • Susan Eberle Stahlfeld, employment & labor
  • Frank Van Dusen, employment & labor
  • Marisa Velling, eminent domain
  • Christopher Wion, business litigation
  • James Yand, business litigation


  • Joseph Vance, employment litigation: defense

The 2015 Washington Rising Stars list, which honors attorneys 40 years old or younger or who have been practicing for 10 years or less, includes these Miller Nash Graham & Dunn attorneys:


  • Chandra Eidt, intellectual property
  • Paul Firuz, estate & probate
  • Diane Meyers, environmental
  • Daniel Oates, franchise/dealership
  • Tara O'Hanlon, business litigation
  • Aubrey Seffernick, Native American law
  • Douglas Steding, environmental
  • Jacqualyne Walker, eminent domain

"All our attorneys are committed to serving our clients with top-notch legal and business advice, and are known for their dedication, innovation and collaborative approach," said Steve Miller, partner and head of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn’s Seattle office. "Having 31 of our Washington lawyers recognized by their peers for inclusion in Super Lawyers and Rising Stars is a wonderful acknowledgment of the high-quality work being done by our firm."

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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