John C. Bjorkman

John C. Bjorkman


K&L Gates LLP

Recognized since 2013

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Environmental Law

Litigation - Environmental

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John Bjorkman focuses his practice on civil litigation and arbitration, and has tried a wide range of cases in the environmental, hazardous waste, commercial and business-to-business, technology, and public education fields. His recent cases include the successful resolution of a municipal government’s liability for over $40 million in past and future environmental cleanup claims for PCBs in marine sediments arising out of airport operations and stormwater discharges at two related sites, a constitutional challenge to Washington State's annual shortfall in special education funding for public school districts, and litigation in Texas state and Bankruptcy court with a national tax shelter promoter. John has successfully arbitrated cases under commercial and international arbitration rules, and prosecuted and defended appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and in all Washington state courts.

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Location
  • 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900
    Seattle, WA 98104
Education
  • Seattle Pacific University, BA
Bar Admissions
  • Montana, State Bar of Montana
  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

K&L Gates LLP
Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

291 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Environmental
Special Focus:
  • Environmental Remediation

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