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Date: August 15, 2019

Roeder Named to 2019 Super Lawyers® List

by foleyandmansfield
Date: August 15, 2019
by foleyandmansfield

Roeder Named to 2019 Super Lawyers® List

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Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that Melissa K. Roeder of the firm’s Seattle office has been named to the 2019 Washington Super Lawyers® list.

Well-recognized in the Pacific Northwest defense community, Melissa delivers effective and practical solutions in the fields of cannabis/marijuana law, asbestos, benzene and toxic tort litigation. She has been named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list since 2007, and has also been named among the top 50 women attorneys in Washington.  

The Seattle office of Foley & Mansfield, provides a broad range of complex litigation defense services to regional and national companies in areas including toxic and mass tort litigation, product liability, environmental, construction and employment litigation.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. 

Melissa K. Roeder

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