SPECIAL MASTER EXPERIENCE

[print-friendly]Currently serving as a court-appointed Special Master in ChemPoint.com Inc. v. Steigers, et al., King County Superior Ct., No. 11-2-24411-3-SEA, on issues related to advancement of fees and expenses.  Served as court-appointed Special Master responsible for resolving all discovery issues regarding electronically stored information in UCC Ueshima Coffee Company, Ltd. v. Tully’s Coffee Corporation, No. C06-1604 RSL (W.D.Wash.), an international licensing, trademark and market development dispute between Japanese and U.S. parties. Served as a court-appointed Special Master for all discovery matters in Whatley v. Nike, Inc., No. CV98-063-MO, (U.S.D.C., Or.), a patent case. Served as a court-appointed Special Master to verify and report to the respective state and federal courts concerning a class action defendant’s performance of certain settlement obligations in West, et al. v. Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, et al., No. C01-716P (W.D. Wash.) and Stone v. Group Health Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, et al., King County Sup. Ct. No. 01-2-14261-5 SEA. Served as a court-appointed Special Master for discovery matters in Amazon.com Commerce Services, Inc. v. Expedia, Inc. (King County Sup. Ct. No. 02-2-25747-0SEA), a breach of contract and antitrust action.  Served as the court-appointed Special Master to arbitrate the amount of class action damages in James E. Hoffman and Dale Snow v. REGENCE BLUESHIELD, No. C98-1078P (W.D. Wash.) and Steven R. Holman v. REGENCE BLUESHIELD, No. 00-2-02033-3SEA (King County Superior Court).