Cecily C. Shiel


Professional Experience

Cecily’s practice focuses on a range of civil litigation matters, including commercial litigation and class action litigation. Before joining Tousley Brain Stephens, Cecily was an associate at the Perey Law Group, PLLC and served as a law clerk to Justice Charlie Wiggins of the Washington Supreme Court.

While in law school, Cecily served as Chief Managing Editor of the Washington Law Review. She was also a member of the Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Team and served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Robert S. Lasnik of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington and the Honorable Bradley A. Maxa of the Washington Court of Appeals – Division II.

  • Publications & Presentations

    "A New Generation of Class Action Cy Pres Remedies": Lessons from Washington State, 90 Wash. L. Rev. 943 (2015)


  • J.D., University of Washington School of Law
  • B.A. in International Studies and Chinese Language, University of Wisconsin – Madison


  • Washington State Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Public Justice ­– Membership Committee Member
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    Chase - You have saved me tens of thousands of dollars over what I could have obtained had I tried to handle the matter myself. With hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake you were worth every penny of your most reasonable fee....

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    Kevin is a great fit for the issue he helped with and continues to help with. We have followed him from another firm to TBS and have worked with him for 10 years now...I appreciate Kevin and what he continues to do to assist us....

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    Kim is by far one of the BEST litigators around! You can always expect big results from him and his law firm....

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