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Christopher W. Tompkins

Firm: Betts, Patterson & Mines
Country: USA - Washington

Practice Area: Product Liability

  • One Convention Place, Suite 1400
    701 Pike Street
    Seattle, WA 98101-3927, USA
Mr. Tompkins chairs the Defense Litigation Practice Group and is a member of the Management Committee at Betts Patterson & Mines. A trial attorney with over 35 years experience, his practice concentrates on the defense of product, professional, environmental, and general liability claims as well as insurance coverage and extra-contractual liability.

Admissions:
· Washington
· California
· United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington
· 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations:
· Product Liability Advisory Counsel (PLAC), Sustaining Member
· International Association of Defense Counsel 
    - Past Member, Executive Committee 
    - Past Chair, Drug, Device and Biotech Committee

· Defense Research Institute 
    - Steering Committee of the Drug and Medical Device Litigation Committee

· National Foundation for Judicial Excellence, President 2010-2011, Board of Directors

Mr. Tompkins has spoken and published on environmental, product liability and professional liability issues in a number of contexts, including the Product Liability Advisory Council, the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.

Education:
· Stanford University School of Law, J.D., 1974
· University of Illinois, B.A., 1971








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