Vanessa Soriano Power

Vanessa Soriano Power

Stoel Rives LLP

Recognized since 2021

Seattle, Washington

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Vanessa Power is a litigator whose practice emphasizes complex business litigation. She defends companies in trial and on appeal in disputes involving commercial contracts, intellectual property, and class actions.

Vanessa has handled cases in federal and state courts and arbitrations across the country, including Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Florida, and New Jersey. She works with public companies and privately held businesses in a number of industries including technology, financial services, manufacturing, and retail services.


  • 600 University Street, Suite 3600
    Seattle, WA 98101


  • University of Washington , J.D., graduated 2000
  • University of Washington, M.P.A., graduated 2000
  • University of Washington, B.A., graduated 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association
  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar
  • Montana, State Bar of Montana


  • King County Bar Foundation - Trustee
  • Lawyers Committee, National Center for State Courts - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington and the Districts of Oregon and Montana
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Ninth, Eleventh and Federal Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Stoel Rives LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon

127 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

53 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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

  • Commercial Litigation


  • Selected as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” (Washington) by Chambers USA (currently: Litigation: General Commercial), 2018–present
  • Listed in Washington Super Lawyers® (Business Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Appellate), 2012–present
  • Listed in Washington Super Lawyers® in Top 50 Women Lawyers, 2017–2020
  • Selected as one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Power 100,” 2019
  • Stoel Rives LLP Andrew Guy Pro Bono Award, 2018

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