Thursday, November 17, 2016
“We are excited to welcome Leaf to Tousley Brain Stephens,” said Janissa A. Strabuk, managing member of the firm. “Her background and experience managing complex litigation for clients in sectors from real estate to information technology will be a great addition to our firm.”
Leaf’s practice focuses on contract disputes and business torts. She comes to Tousley Brain Stephens from McKool Smith Hennigan PC in Los Angeles where she was a member of the commercial litigation and intellectual property departments. During her four-year tenure, Leaf represented a variety of business clients from real estate companies to a family-owned winery facing a trademark infringement claim.
Previously, Leaf practiced at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP in Los Angeles where she represented clients in the firm’s commercial litigation and intellectual property departments, including an international consumer electronics company and the publisher of a popular multiplayer online video game.
Leaf received a B.A. with honors in political science from the University of California Berkley. She received her J.D. in 2009 from American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., where she graduated magna cum laude.
“I’m excited to bring my experience to the team at Tousley Brain Stephens,” Leaf said. “I look forward to contributing to the firm’s tradition of serving as a leader in the Pacific Northwest community.”
Fidalgo Island – The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community today welcomed a decision from the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in support of the Tribe’s summary judgment motion against BNSF Railway (BNSF). In today’s ruling, the court found that the Tribe’s lawsuit against BNSF is not preempted by the Interstate Commerce […]Read More »
TBS congratulates Blaine Sorenson on his sale of Western Wholesale Supply to Multi-Craft Plastics Washington Inc. Western Wholesale Supply has been a leading supplier of A-frame signs and sign making materials since 1994. Multi-Craft Plastics Washington Inc. is a subsidiary of Multi-Craft Plastics Inc., a third-generation family business founded in 1946 in Portland, Oregon. The […]Read More »
We are pleased to announce that three Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC attorneys, Kim Stephens, Chris Brain and Chase Alvord, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the U.S. News 23nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. In addition, special recognition was given to Kim Stephens as the 2017 Seattle Real Estate Litigation “Lawyer of […]Read More »
In another example of the firm’s commitment to facilitating win-win transactions, Olympic Hot Tub Company was sold by its founders Blair Osborn and Alice Cunningham to longtime director of sales and operations, Don Riling. Osborn and Cunningham started Olympic Hot Tub in 1978 and made it the Northwest’s premier home hot tub and sauna retailer. […]Read More »
Tousley Brain Stephens would like to congratulate TBS client J&M Machine LLC and its founder Marjorie Langton, on J&M’s acquisition by Liberty Hall Capital Partners. J&M will be integrated into the LaCroix Industries division of Accurus Aerospace Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high-quality aircraft parts and services. The transaction closed on May 31. J&M’s transaction […]Read More »