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V. L. Woolston

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Perkins Coie LLP

V. Woolston, a partner in the Product Liability practice, has extensive
experience in litigation and trial practice in state and federal courts
throughout the United States. His practice emphasizes aviation, product
liability, toxic torts and class actions. He also regularly counsels clients in
loss prevention and lawsuit avoidance issues.

V. has served on the
firm's management and executive committees.

Case History

  • Other Admissions
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington


  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, "Washington’s Super Lawyers," 2003 - 2012
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell

Client Comments

  • "V. has done an excellent job in protecting our interests in aviation product-liability litigation. He has a keen intellect, demonstrates excellent judgment, and is dedicated to our best interests."


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1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101-3099
Phone: 206-359-8514
Firm Phone: 206-359-8000

Practice Areas

  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year


  • Amherst College (BA) (1976)
  • Duke University School of Law (J.D.) (1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Washington State Bar Association

Organizations & Affiliations

  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra — Member of the Board
  • Product Liability Advisory Council — Member