Mary Elizabeth Schultz - Mary Schultz Law, P.S.

Mary Elizabeth Schultz

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001

Mary Schultz has obtained some of the largest jury verdicts in the country from Eastern Washington juries in medical/ oral surgery negligence and in employment discrimination cases. She adds to that a recent verdict in favor of four female plaintiffs aagainst a private golf and country club for public accomodation discrimination. This is one of only a handful of such verdicts nationwide. Ms. Schultz has recovered numerous multimillion dollar judgments, verdicts and settlements in both Washington and California for her clients. She has been included annually in The Best Lawyers in America since 2003, rated superb by, is a Charter Fellow in the honorary Litigation Counsel of America, and is included in the National Trial Lawyers Top 100.

Exemplary Verdicts and Settlements:
March 1, 2013: Jury verdict for $580,000 for private club discrimination under public accomodation law, with fees, costs and injunctive relief to be determined in May 2013. Hieber, et al. v Spokane Country Club,
2013: $2,000,000 for hospital negligence,
         $1,200,000 for prescription drug negligence as exemplary settlements in medical negligence,

2012: $36,000,000 Judgment as Discovery sanction in loan fraud case,
2009: $14,887,525 oral surgery negligence--highest such verdict in the nation by well over  $12,000,000. Highest verdict ever entered in the Spokane County Superior Court system,
2008: $1,500,000 settlement employment discrimination, single plaintiff,
2005: $1,500,000 verdict securities fraud, federal district court,
2004: $4,000,000 employment discrimination verdict for single plaintiff 
2003: Criminal defense historical: Defended BP Oil management, alleged environmental crimes, North Slope, Alaska (dismisal during grand jury)

Numerous felony criminal defense acquittals-3 strikes armed robbery, 3 strikes statutory rape (DNA), child molestation charges, interstate transport of stolen property (diamond dealing-Salt Lake city)

1998 Transactions:Hired as independent consultant to NYSE company to assist with employment issues and litigation defense

Office Location

Spokane, WA 99031
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs of the Spokane Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: General Practice of the Spokane Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Spokane Metro Area
Mary Elizabeth Schultz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Mary Elizabeth Schultz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Mary Elizabeth Schultz has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs