Mary Elizabeth Schultz

Mary Elizabeth Schultz


Mary Schultz Law, P.S.

Recognized since 2003

Spokane, Washington

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Labor and Employment
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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 AVVO.com, 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:

2017 Gender discrimination settlement pretrial against the Department of Justice $225,000

HIPPA violation settlement (confidential)

Age discrimination settlements (2 confidential)

Gender discimination (various confidential)

2016 $1,900,000 SOX Whistleblower award for former medical clinic Chief Financial Officer

$1,200,000 medical negligence verdict on delayed cancer diagnosis

$525,000 Nursing home abuse settlement

2013: Jury verdict for $580,000 for private club discrimination under public accomodation law, with fees, costs and injunctive relief to be determined in
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 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

Location

  • 2111 East Red Barn Lane
    Spokane, WA 99031-5005

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Spokane (2014)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Spokane (2013)
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment, Spokane (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

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

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