William Leedom


  • University of Washington, J.D.
    Executive Editor, Washington Law Review

  • University of Washington, B.A.

William J. Leedom

Senior Of Counsel

Bill is a distinguished trial lawyer. He has tried over 85 jury trials in state and federal courts. Bill focuses on complex litigation involving health care institutions and providers, scientific research centers, and product manufacturers, including pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Bill has represented hundreds of physicians, hospitals, and clinics in medical negligence cases; represented the insured and insurance companies, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in bad faith, breach of contract, and Consumer Protection Act cases; and served as regional and local counsel in mass tort cases.MORE

He was a member of the team that represented the State of Washington in the successful litigation against the tobacco industry. Bill has also represented plaintiffs in a number of major cases, including a young woman in a products liability case that led to a verdict in excess of $15 million for his client. In 2021, Bill was named for the twentieth consecutive year to The Best Lawyers in America©. He has consistently been listed to the Washington Super Lawyers® list from 1999 to 2021, and frequently is named to the Top 100 Lawyers’ list.

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Best Lawyers Award Badge



  • Washington State Bar Association

  • Oregon State Bar Association

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

  • Selected to America’s Top 100 Attorneys—Lifetime Achievement Membership list

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
    Toxic Tort and Environmental Law Section
    Intellectual Property Section
    Medical Malpractice Section
    Pharmaceutical Litigation Section

  • King County Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • University of Washington School of Law