Jeremy Rogers

Jeremy Rogers

Senior Counsel

Biography

Jeremy is an experienced litigator who is known for providing his clients with sophisticated legal advice and practical solutions. Having handled state and federal court matters ranging from medical malpractice to commercial liability and employment discrimination to coverage disputes, Jeremy uses case-specific strategies to obtain the best possible outcome and efficient resolutions to his clients’ matters.

During Jeremy’s career he has lead the defense in a wide range of insurance claims. Previously, Jeremy has represented railroad industry clients in jury trials, premises liability claims, and coverage disputes. He has defended insurance carriers and insureds in wrongful death cases, automobile and personal injury claims, and at numerous arbitrations and mediations. Jeremy has also defended hospitals and healthcare professionals in medicals malpractice and administrative license investigation proceedings. Prior to beginning his law practice, Jeremy was a judicial law clerk for Chief Justice Gerry Alexander and assisted in writing legal opinions for the Washington Supreme Court.

Relevant Cases

  • Obtained a defense verdict after co-chairing a six-day jury trial in state court on personal injury tort claims brought under the Federal Employers’ Liability Act.
  • Co-chaired a five-day, complex personal injury trial in federal court on strict liability claims under the Federal Safety Appliance Act.
  • Won summary judgment dismissing intentional tort action against insurance carrier and premises liability claims against landowner & tenant.
  • Obtained pretrial dismissals on numerous claims involving allegations of negligence and/or violation of federal regulations in personal injury actions.
  • Authored successful briefs in cases before the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Washington Supreme Court, and Washington Court of Appeals.

Insights & Thought Leadership
“Self-Driving Cars: Who’s Liable when software is at the Wheel.” Claims Magazine, Vol. 63, No. 12 (2015)
“Looking Behind the Curtain: Social Media Evidence and Ethical Discovery.”
Claims Magazine, Vol. 63, No. 7 (2015)
“Living on the Fat of the Land: How to Have Your Burger and Sue it Too.” Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 3 (2003)

Professional Certification & Accolades

  • Admitted, United States District Court, Eastern & Western District of Washington
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Member, Western District of Washington Federal Bar Association Pro Bono Panel
  • Admitted, United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • Past Member, WSBA Court Rules & Procedure Committee
  • Arbitrator, Mandatory Arbitration Dept. for King & Pierce Counties

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • Washington

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2004 (Law Review)
  • Brown University, B.A., Political Science, 2001
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