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Tracing our roots to 1884, the firm that would eventually be known as Witherspoon Kelley has been providing the highest quality strategic guidance, business support, and courtroom advocacy to clients ranging from the largest corporations in our region to local small businesses and individuals for over a century.  While we have a long history and deep roots in the Inland Northwest, our lawyers are forward-thinking and fully focused on the current and future needs of our clients.

When Witherspoon Kelley was founded, lumber, mining, and agriculture were the region’s primary economic activities.  As the region quickly grew into a major center of industry and commerce, our firm grew with the community.  We continue to represent clients in those traditional Northwest industries, as well as clients in emerging Northwest industries (aerospace, silicon, composites, and technology), and clients in sectors that are more commonly associated with larger American markets (banking, finance, nuclear power, government contracting, and healthcare).

Our clients are as geographically diverse as the industries they serve.  The explosion of information and the ease of modern travel have enabled our firm to grow from the preeminent regional firm into a major player in the Pacific Northwest legal market.  We boast a breadth and depth of talent, expertise, and passion that is unrivaled – even among our largest Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco competitors.  With our headquarters in Spokane, we are uniquely able to offer first-rate legal services at values that are impossible for our competitors to match.

Our lawyers are leaders in the community, serving on the Boards of virtually every civic, charitable, philanthropic, and professional organization in the region.  Having been a fixture within the community for more than a century, we have close ties and relationships throughout the community that provide our clients with decisive advantages in all facets of our representations.

Having grown up with the region, our firm has an unmatched historic perspective. We are able to provide the wisdom and guidance that only a century of excellence and experience can provide.

Main Location

422 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201-0300
Phone: 509-624-5265
2 offices

Firm Attorneys

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Michael F. Nienstedt Michael F. Nienstedt Witherspoon Kelley
Practicing in: Employment Law - Individuals
Practicing in: Employment Law - Individuals

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    Leaders


    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Spokane, Washington with 9 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Spokane, Washington in Real Estate Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Spokane, Washington in Commercial Litigation with 2 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Spokane, Washington with 9 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Spokane, Washington in Real Estate Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Spokane, Washington in Commercial Litigation with 2 lawyers.

    Witherspoon Kelley

    Main Location

    422 West Riverside Avenue, Suite 1100
    Spokane, WA 99201-0300
    Phone: 509-624-5265
    2 offices

    Management


    Personnel

    Partners: 37
    Of Counsel: 3
    Associates: 10
    Paralegals: 4
    Non-Legal Employees: 45

    Practice Areas

    Appellate Practice
    Banking and Finance Law
    Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law
    Corporate Law
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law - Management
    First Amendment Law
    Health Care Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Litigation - Construction
    Litigation - Intellectual Property
    Litigation - Labor and Employment
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
    Litigation - Real Estate
    Litigation - Trusts and Estates
    Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Municipal Law
    Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
    Real Estate Law
    Securities Regulation
    Tax Law
    Trade Secrets Law
    Trademark Law
    Venture Capital Law