Emily F. Dahl’s practice focuses on design professional representation, construction law, commercial litigation, and general litigation. Additionally, she works with clients to assess risk and determine proactive measures to avoid potential conflicts.

Prior to joining Skellenger Bender, Emily practiced commercial law at a prominent Seattle law firm, focusing on high-profile cases involving intellectual property, insurance defense, and real estate matters. She also has significant experience as general counsel, representing both for-profit and non-profit entities. In addition, Emily played an influential role in the administration of her first law firm.

Emily’s broad experience continues to inform her evolving practice. She has a passion for working with her clients to identify and resolve potential conflicts before they come to fruition.

B.A., University of Washington, English Literature.

J.D., Gonzaga University School of Law.

Law Clerk to the Honorable C.C. Bridgewater, Washington State Court of Appeals, Division II.

Rule 9 Intern, Spokane County Public Defender’s Office.

Represented multi-million-dollar real estate media corporation in trademark infringement and employment litigation, resulting in favorable settlement for the client corporation.

Successfully represented multi-million-dollar conglomerate corporation in complex insurance coverage dispute litigation involving 30 years of property loss and personal injury claims.

Provided legal guidance and secured financing to facilitate non-profit association’s multi-million-dollar real estate purchase.

Advised, drafted, and implemented improved and advantageous corporate governance documents for homeowner associations.

Negotiated settlement with the Federal Communications Commission on behalf of client organization to resolve licensing dispute.

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