Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S.

Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

7 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

6 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Nationally Recognized Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, founded in 1983, is nationally recognized for its expertise in healthcare and related litigation.  We have represented healthcare providers throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond for more than 35 years.  Our clients include hospitals, health systems, physicians and other licensees, laboratories, medical equipment suppliers, ambulatory surgical centers, and medical device manufacturers.  We represent and counsel clients in regulatory matters and transactions as well as litigation, and our firm has unparalleled depth in professional liability and payment disputes.  Our lawyers are also highly experienced in drug and medical device litigation, appellate law, and employment matters.  

Exceptional Skill & Experience.  At Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, you will find a recognized leader in healthcare law and an award-winning law firm.  That is why we are a top choice among physicians, hospitals, nursing facilities, product manufacturers, and academic medical centers across the Pacific Northwest and beyond.  We have attorneys licensed to practice in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, and Massachusetts.  By cultivating an in-depth knowledge of the healthcare industry, we are able to understand the needs of our clients and deliver the best results for each unique situation.

Diversity & Inclusion.  Bennett Bigelow & Leedom is women-owned and has a majority of female attorneys.  From our attorneys and professional legal support staff, to administration and management, we bring a diverse group of professionals together with a wide spectrum of personal experiences and backgrounds to meet the needs of our clients.  We apply a teamwork model to every case, so we are able to provide our clients with efficient, effective and experienced legal representation on a wide range of litigation, regulatory, and business-related issues.  

Results Oriented.  At Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, we start with the end in mind.  Our team is committed to earning your trust, gaining your admiration and achieving the best outcome for your individual needs.  We offer a unique blend of healthcare law expertise and top-notch trial and appellate skills.  In addition, our firm’s culture of collaboration promotes efficiency, creativity, and agility as compared to the traditional method of deploying the most lawyers possible on a given matter.  In combination, these factors allow us to provide consistently high quality results in an efficient and cost-effective manner.  

Diverse, Talented and Committed.  Our team of lawyers is committed to achieving the best outcome for our clients.  We are a diverse group, having received our educations at law schools around the country.  We have also lived in a variety of locations and come from a wide spectrum of cultural backgrounds.  We work collegially to bring the benefit of our combined expertise to each engagement.  Our attorneys are regularly honored with the highest levels of recognition by organizations like US News and World Report, Best Lawyers and Lawyers of the Year, and Washington Super Lawyers (and are selected to such lists as:  Top 100 Lawyers in Washington State, Top 50 Lawyers in Washington State, Top 50 Women Washington Super Lawyers, and Rising Stars).  Two of our Shareholders are Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers, four are Fellows of the Litigation Counsel of America, and two are Fellows of the International Order of Barristers.  Our lawyers have held leadership roles in the American Board of Trial Advocates and presently serve in leadership roles in other professional-related and community organizations.

Management & Demographics
Bruce W. Megard
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Highline Medical Center
  • Hudson Insurance Group
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kadlec Regional Medical Center
  • MultiCare Health Systems
  • Physicians Insurance
  • Providence Health Systems
  • Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
  • Swedish Health Services
  • UW Medicine
  • UW Physicans
  • Valley Medical Center
  • Wenatchee Valley Medical Center
  • XL Environmental
About Our Clients
American Medical Concepts
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
Franciscan Health System
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
GEICO Insurance Companies
Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound
Harborview Medical Center
Highline Medical Center
Johnson & Johnson
Madrona Medical Center
MultiCare Health System
Oklahoma Hospital Association
Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems
Oregon Health & Science University
Physicians Insurance
Providence Health System; Providence Health System - Oregon
Puget Sound Family Physicians
Qualis Health
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle Children's Hospital
Swedish Health Services
University of Washington
University of Washington Medical Center
UW Physicians
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Washington Community Mental Health Council
Washington State Health Insurance Pool
Washington State Pharmacy Association
Washington State Hospital Association
XL Insurance

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  • Appellate Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

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