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Christopher J. Nye

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Practice

Mr. Nye represents defendants in a variety of complex commercial litigation disputes, including construction defect, worksite injury, product liability, and personal injury. Mr. Nye also represents the interests of insurance companies, which includes litigating coverage disputes and bad faith cases, as well as providing opinions and advice on insurance coverage matters.

Education

Willamette University College of Law, J.D., 1995

University of Washington, B.A., 1991, “With Distinction”

Background

Mr. Nye grew up in the Seattle area. After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Washington, Mr. Nye spent a year skiing in the Colorado Rockies before attending Willamette University College of Law.

Following receipt of his J.D. in 1995, Mr. Nye served as a Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Sid Brockley in the Clackamas County Circuit Court in Oregon City, Oregon. In 1997, Mr. Nye joined a respected Portland, Oregon law firm where he spent two years representing plaintiffs in a variety of personal injury and professional negligence cases. After returning to the Seattle area in 1999, Mr. Nye spent several years litigating in the areas of insurance defense and insurance coverage and also served as the Director of Program Development for a national continuing legal education provider.

Mr. Nye joined Reed McClure in 2008. He is admitted to practice in federal and state courts in both Washington and Oregon and is a member of the Washington Defense Trial Lawyers. He lives with his two sons in West Seattle.

Admitted to Practice

Oregon, 1995; Washington, 1999

Honors
  • Named “Rising Star” by Washington Journal of Law & Politics for 2007
  • Recipient, “Random Acts of Professionalism Award”, Washington State Bar Assoc., 2003
Volunteer Activities

Coach, SYSA Boys Soccer

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