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Jacob D. C. HumphreysAssociate

Professional Experience

Jake’s practice includes a variety of commercial litigation matters. He has represented clients in federal and state courts in matters ranging from real property, breach of contract, and intellectual property disputes to class actions, antitrust cases, and business torts. He also provides pre-litigation counseling to clients in a variety of areas, including easement, boundary, and other real property disputes. In addition to first- and second-chairing multiple cases to verdict in state and federal courts, Jake has mediated and arbitrated a wide variety of other disputes.

While in law school, Jake completed the Mandela Institute’s Global Justice Advocacy Program at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and worked with a trial court in Uganda. Before law school, Jake was an intern for both a member of the Scottish Parliament and a United States senator.

Professional and Community Involvement

King County Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association

Washington State Association for Justice

Bike Works, Volunteer

Professional Recognition

Super Lawyers “Rising Star”, 2014-2017


J.D., cum laude, Seattle University School of Law

  • Winner, Cheney/Metzger Legal Writing Competition
  • Recipient, CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing

B.A., cum laude, Washington State University, Honors College

University of Edinburgh Institute of Governance

University of St. Andrews, Foreign Study Program



U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Washington

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit